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Wallace the Mule wins British dressage contest.

A mule found abandoned and wandering round a village in Ireland has become the first half-donkey, half-horse to win a dressage competition in the UK, after a rule change meant he could take part.

Wallace The Great had been turned down from official events and was told he could not be a member of British Dressage, as he is a mule, a hybrid produced from a male donkey and a female horse.

But campaigning owner Christie Mclean, 30, from Stroud, Gloucestershire, decided to fight for the mule’s right to be treated equally to a genuine horse or pony…  Read the story in The Daily Mail.