Apology I wanted to write a nice little article on mules, explaining them to those who know horses. There is plenty of conventional wisdom on the subject, but on closer examination it all seems to be the same, and seems to distill down to not much at all. There is not much science at all comparing donkeys, mules, and horses, and many of the topics covered here deserve better than they have been given. And the little science that has been done reveals that some of this conventional wisdom is dangerously wrong. Direct observation can help fill in the gaps, so when there was no science that I could find, I’ve resorted to telling you about my new love, my mule named Freckles. Origins…