Category Archives: Donkey & Mule

Donkey, Ass, Burro, and Mules… Making Sense of all Those Confusing Terms

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Down to the Nitty Gritty | Mules & Donkeys The Mule is a cross between a donkey stallion (called a jack) and a horse mare. Hinnies are just the opposite – a stallion horse crossed to a donkey jennet. For … Continue reading

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One Lucky Donkey

A success story… I wonder what the expense of this was!

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Do you Have a Donkey or a Burro?

What’s the Difference? This is a common question. Regarding burros and donkeys in specific, there’s a very simple answer… The Spanish word “burro” came from the word “Burrisimo” meaning little horse.  The word Donkey came from the English word “dun” … Continue reading

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Defining Donkey Terms

Ass, Burro, Donkey, and there’s more! Which is which and why? Learn the terminology and meanings here. In this article: donkey terms, markings, size, and a source of further information. Ass:  The correct term for the animal commonly known as … Continue reading

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