Tuesday, February 15, 2011

New bridle with BLING

Bridle. Headstall. Hackamore? Bosal hanger.

Whatever you want to call it, I've got it—it's new, it's made of beta, and it was put together for me by Amy of Better Than Leather. FarmWife ordered an extra-long browband so that she might modify it to her taste, which she did by adding a center ring and a Fetching Tag which reads "✭✯ I AM MULE ✯✭" on the front and "HEAR ME BRAY" on the back. As if I wasn't already stunning enough, eh?

It's beautiful. Thanks, Amy at BTL, and thanks, Jen at Fetching Tags, for making me the best-dressed mule this side of the Mississippi!

Ears to you,
Fenway Bartholomule

p.s. To the fashion police who are disturbed by the photo above—yes, that lumpy brown thing is FarmWife's knee. Lest you worry, she is appropriately dressed in breeches, paddock boots, and half chaps underneath. She puts her quilted Carhartts on over her traditional riding attire in the winter so as to stay dry when riding through wet brush. Call her a dressage diva/range rider crossover—it's not pretty, but it's comfortable.


  1. Totally awesome bling, what a fat sleek beautify mule. I was looking at horse quotes and they threw in some donkey quotes. I thought of you...

    "Better ride on ass that carries me, than on a horse that throws me."
    -English Proverb

    "When you go to a donkey's house, don't talk about ears."
    - Jamaican Proverb

    "The donkey sweats so the horse can be decorated with lace."
    -Hiatian Proverb

    "An ass in Germany is a professor in Rome. "
    -Traditional German Saying

    # "I am a prince and you are a prince; who will lead the donkeys?"
    -Arabian Proverb

    "If three people say you are an ass, put on a bridle."
    - Spanish Proverb

  2. Honestly, I was more terrorized by what I thought was your tongue (sure you're not half chow chow?) in the first picture, but realized it was part of your equipment in the second.


  3. I thought you had sported a goatee in the first picture - love the bling.

  4. Such a handsome mule, and stylin' too!

  5. Looks very nice my friend...


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