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Daniel Buck
Re: Two Mules for Two Fools
Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:00am
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Chris,
there were a number of posses looking for the Aramayo bandits, but no information that I recall about what kinds of mounts the members of the posses were riding. Could have been mules, horses, or a mixture of the two. Do not know. What we do know is that the bandits were riding mules.

We also know is that no posse -- on mule, horses, or viscachas -- overtook the bandits. The bandits had the misfortune to run into a patrol by accident that had vectored down from the north. Dan


  • Two Mules for Two FoolsChrisV, Thu Apr 12 5:37am
    Vince you act like horses can't do anything. I live in pretty rocky harsh terrain, horses get up the mountain just fine. Let me ask a serious question for Dan. Was the posse that was looking for the... more
    • Horses-Mules: hard countrySimon Casson, Sun Apr 15 5:59am
      Bones was a horse lent by Tom Klumker, an old friend/packer/outfitter from Glenwood - neighbors to the McKeens at the Wilson-Stevens (WS Ranch). A tremendous mare, with huge stamina and an excellent... more
      • Re: Horses-Mules: hard countryChrisV, Sun Apr 15 7:30am
        What a great name lol. Again, I agree mules are great for packing. For riding and specifically escaping, depending on the terrain, a horse would be better in certain situations. best, Chris
    • who is being mulish?Daniel Buck, Thu Apr 12 6:12am
      Chris, Riding a mule in the Bolivian Andes was common for a variety of reasons. Your arguing that Cassidy and Sundance would have been foolish to ride mules in the Andes flies in the face of the... more
    • Re: Two Mules for Two Fools — Daniel Buck, Thu Apr 12 6:00am
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