We have a new puppy! Isn't he cute? Okay he's not a canine, he's an equine and I am a dog person but I think I can adapt. This little fella is a "pony/mule." And to answer the question that I get every time I utter the phrase "pony-mule," he is a pony bred to a donkey... which makes him... strange but cute. A "pule" or perhaps a "mony," if you please. Anyway, a neighbor brought him to us in hopes that we can train him (for pulling and hauling during deer season) and she also hoped that my son would use him as an FFA project. Basically he's our pet without the vet bills, HUZZAH! I have trained other neighbor's dogs in the past (I even got to work with a Weimaraner this summer,) but I have never, EVER been asked to do this before! So with a lack of equine experience, my son and I are approaching it as if it were another puppy... how different can they really be? After one day he is allowing us to lead him with just the use of a click and an apple treat... just like a dog right? If he starts fetching I'll be sure to let ya'll (and Guinness Book,) know right away! P.S. Our new pack... uh I mean herd member... is named Frankie.