Mule Jump brings in large crowd

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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Radar nuzzles his owner Mike Call just before competition Saturday. Radar tied for second place in this year’s pro jump. Two years ago, Radar and Maggie Who tied for first place.
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Radar nuzzles his owner Mike Call just before competition Saturday. Radar tied for second place in this year’s pro jump. Two years ago, Radar and Maggie Who tied for first place.

“I keep saying I’m gonna retire her,” Jerry Nelson said of his 37-year-old mule, Babes, “but she keeps wanting to go.” Babes won the 51-inches and over mule jump by clearing 51 inches. Nelson said the two go to about 15 to 20 jumps a year. Babes was just one of about 40 mules competing for prizes from ribbons, to trophies, cash and belt buckles in several different events.


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