High Gas Prices Drive Farmer to Use Mules

smellshorsey Archive on May 22, 2008, 17:57

I've often wondered if gas prices got high enough if I would start to ride Buddy or Lucy places instead of driving. Not exactly sure how that would work. For one thing, if I rode Lucy to the grocery store, where would I tie her? (As if I wouldn't have been dumped off on the way when she spooked at something.) And if I bought my groceries, how would I carry them?

She thinks grocery bags are the Plastic Bags of Death.

Buddy would do better because he's only half Thoroughbred. Unfortunately, that's sometimes the half he thinks with. Still, he's got the world's best brakes and has