Horse or mule, horse drawn carts and boat were the methods of travel utilized to convey people, goods and foodstuffs.
To prove his point, he rode a mule without a bridle in a demonstration at the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984.
Kong Yuanying, 39, another mule driver from Sansi in Chinese Mongolia, is resting in a rented room nearby.
The key for the mule is getting rid of his case of drugs before he reaches the perilous path through Customs.
If your kids are anything like mine, it almost seems like they need a pack mule to carry all their new supplies to school.
Depending on your preference for a trophy you can choose from elk, sheep, mountain lion, bear, antelope and mule deer.