Royal Show Stoneleigh  7. 8 .9 .10 . July 

     The British Mule Society will have some of their members very large mules on display       

       Come along and meet Murial 16hh,  Ruby 15hh and Major 17hh .        

       British Mule Society 2009 Mule Weekend  1.2. August

     This year it will be taking place at Shorham near Sevenoaks, Kent.

      Contact the B.M.S. for details              

         British Mule Society 2009 A.G.M. 3 October

      Will be held at the Blue Cross Centre, Burford and will include a tour.

         Blenheim International Horse Show  10,11,12,13, September

     The B.M.S. will have a stand at this important show for the first time.  

        Your Horse Live show  14-15 November

     To be confirmed, the B.M.S. are planning to be at this popular show again .



           News update on  Dave


Born 11 September Dave, a little colt mule foal, you must agree he is a little cutie pictured here with his mum
Good news Dave has now gone to his new home and has joined his new horse and pony friends as well as another mule called Muffin, he is quite grown up and we hope to be adding a new picture to the gallery soon.



The Horse trust have kindly agreed to continue their support of the British Mule Society for the year 2009. The Society would like to thank the Horse Trust for their invaluable contribution to the work of the Society.
A change of name for the HOME OF REST FOR HORSES – sponsors of the BRITISH MULE SOCIETY journal for a second year.
After 120 years of working for horses, ponies and donkeys the Home of Rest for Horses has changed its name to reflect its wider agenda for equine welfare. It will now be known as THE HORSE TRUST with a new website address of: See links page for quick access. The BRITISH MULE SOCIETY wishes to thank them for their kind support.
National Equine welfare Council (
New Horse welfare program web site promoting the health and well-being our horses (and Mules of course) visit their new web site for details at




click link below!



The Military Mule in the British Army- an anthology by Brian Nicholls, Philip Malins MBE,MC and Charles Macfeteridge
This important book dedicated to the milatary mule is now available from the British Mule Society, it is a very informative book full of facts, information and tales about milatary mules. Hardbacked, illustrated and with a foreword by David Backhouse FRBS,RWA designer and sculptor of the Animals in War Memorial ,Park Lane, London. It is available for an all inclusive price of £30 please use the order form on shop page and mark form 'Anthology'.