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Vince Garcia
Re: The humble mule wins?
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:17pm
2001:558:6012:3e:9d4d:deba:2336:d11a

I guess mules can move pretty good then, especially when you have an abusive guy like SD driving them to the limit if he wants to.

In any event, i see no reason why to be Butch and SD they would have to have defaulted to horses

But you've been to the area. Can you add any input as to whether the terrain would make horse use unwise past mules just being good in the Andes?

  • Re: The humble mule wins?Daniel Buck, Sat Apr 14 3:36pm
    Vince, the shootout was the evening of the 6th; the bodies were discovered the 7th. I screw the dates up all the time. Dan
    • Re: The humble mule wins? — Vince Garcia, Sat Apr 14 4:17pm
      • Re: The humble mule wins?Daniel Buck, Sat Apr 14 6:45pm
        Vince, I can't really add anything to what I've already posted, that mules were the preferred mount in the Bolivian Andes in the 19th and early 20th century; they are more sure-footed on difficult... more
        • Mule PhotoChrisV, Sun Apr 15 6:33am
          You can not tell who is in that photos except that there are mules and not horses. Could be anyone.
          • Re: Mule PhotoDaniel Buck, Sun Apr 15 6:56am
            Chris, Best to look at the big picture, so speak. Sometimes provenance -- that is, information about the date and location of the photo and identity of the people depicted -- trumps resolution.... more
            • Re: Mule PhotoChrisV, Sun Apr 15 7:09am
              Sorry Dan, I dont accept it as proof. Could it be them? Yes, it could because I can't really tell who anyone is in the photo. Could it be someone else....of course and probably is
              • Re: Mule PhotoDaniel Buck, Sun Apr 15 7:44am
                Chris, We're talking evidence, not proof. Evidence is what you gather, the building blocks, that help you reach a conclusion, tentative or otherwise. The history of the photo, the date, the location, ... more
                • Re: Mule PhotoChrisV, Sun Apr 15 8:29am
                  Two mules have been identified. After that, could be anyone as I said earlier. Doesn't mean anything without the faces
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