Bitterroot Mule Company
is dedicated to the positive promotion of the Mule and Donkey. We
take every opportunity to educate the public to the special
characteristics and talents of mules and donkeys. We especially take
pride in the Jacks that we stand and the resulting mules and
donkeys we have bred. We invite you to inspect our Jacks on this
website and at the farm. We know you will like what you see.
Larry and Fran Howe have been breeding their
jacks to quality registered mares for over 30 years.
Their passion for mules and donkeys began in the
Bitterroot Valley in Montana in 1979 when they
acquired there herd sire Blue Zebulon.
stand 3 jacks that continue to produce
the quality mules that we began
producing with "Zeb" who sadly passed
away this year.
In 1984 Bitterroot Mule Company
moved to their present location near
Bennett, Colorado where we now
With Larry's interest and skills in the driving area,
we drive single and teams in shows, parades, farm
days, and what ever driving activities that come our
way. Along with the driving activities Fran rides in both western
and english disciplines. She and Spider Dee have participated
in local Dressage and 3 Day Eventing shows, given
demonstrations, and continue to educate the public to the
versality of the modern day mule.