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The term muleskinner means someone who can "skin" or outsmart a mule. Mules are known for being stubborn, but really are just smart. So, you have to be smarter than a mule to train them.
New Phone Number! 435-851-6478
Muleskinner brought one of his covered wagons to Orlando, FL in February 2009 for the Global Pet Show. Waggin' Train Dog Treats hired us to bring a covered wagon for their trade booth. It was the hit of the show especially with the international visitors! Call for more information 435-851-6478
covered wagon at trade show booth WagginTrain
covered wagon at trade show WagginTrain booth

Looking for a unique way to advertise your business or town?

"Tennessee" has lots of ideas to help you. He will bring a wagon and team to a local parade or broadcast event. Here is a partial list of the parades he has had teams & wagons in: Macy's Thanksgiving Day, the Augusta (Georgia) Horse and Carriage Parade, Bishop (California) Mule Days, Omaha River City Round-up, Days of '47 (Salt Lake City) numerous small town parades, and a record breaking 30 mule hitch at the Columbia (Tennessee) Mule Days.

He also can provide wagons with your logo printed or embroidered on the canvas for purchase and display at your local place of business.

sheephearder camp or wagon with logo
muleskinner with kettle corn camp for advertising
"Tennessee", his wagons, teams, and authentic Kettle Corn Camp are a colorful and entertaining addition to any event. Passengers riding his wagon are liable to be "robbed" by bandits, bartered away for moonshine or regaled with tall tales. Kids and adults alike, love to taste the real thing as popcorn is made the old-fashioned way in a giant copper kettle over an open fire.
If you are in Wyoming here's a great place to unload equines and spend the night SARATOGA Trailer Sales
Doug & Diane Schmidt
Bus. 307-326-5737
Res. 307-326-5727
muleskinner with covered wagon at parade
If you are in Nebraska here's a great place to unload equines and spend the night
Horse Motel & Puppy Shop
Shane & Cyndi Huxoll
I 80 Exit 237, South to West River Rd.
Lexington, NE 68850
Hm: 308-324-6303 Cell: 308-325-7650
Tennessee always has mules, covered wagons, carriages, hitch wagons and other horse drawn equipment for sale. If you don't see what you want, call him and he can find exactly what you're looking for! Wagons, carriages, buggies, hearses and other vehicles also are available. Call for current pricing, though, as prices fluctuate.

He has a return policy that can't be beat, "If you don't like the team, I'll replace them within 30 days with a team of equal worth that you will like."

"Volunteer" 49'er Helps Students Learn

The state of Tennessee is known as "The Volunteer State." So in 1999, this Tennessee Volunteer traveled several of the California gold rush trails with 5 of his wagons and teams. They journeyed from the banks of the Missouri River in Kansas to Sacramento, California- a trip of over 2300 miles and 5 months. He and the wagon train held school days for over 20,000 students in 5 states.

"Tennessee" portrays a muleskinner- a very important historical character prior to the railroads. He would haul goods from town to town, earning a living on the haul bill. The term muleskinner means someone who can "skin" or outsmart/train a mule, which he used to pull the wagons that hauled freight. For more information on having "Tennessee" bring his 1800's wagon, mules, camp, and living history program to your school click here.

living history programs for schools

Rogue Freighter Joins Civil War

"Tennessee" John Stewart is a "rogue freighter" who will haul any freight as long as the price is right. Straight from the Civil War period, he portrays a brash muleskinner who will tell tales or as he calls it "handle the truth reckless", help with hangin' those traitors ( as long as he gets their boots) and try to buy, sell or trade the shirt off YOUR back! He will bring his 1850 Webber wagon and mule team- "General" Psycho Sam, and Lightnin' Bud-to haul freight, cannons, and people. On rainy occasions he's even pulled trucks and other vehicles out of the mud! To book "Tennessee" for your next event click here.

mulekinner with webber wagon at civil war reenactment
muleskinner at civil war reenactments
 "Tennessee" John Stewart is a muleskinner for hire and "Rogue Freighter". A rogue freighter hauls freight for the Union by day and steals it back for Confederates at night during Civil War reenactments . This muleskinner brings his living history program to your school, performs at historic reenactments, leads wagon trains, and advertises commercial events. He also trains and sells mules and horses that anybody can drive and will take you on covered wagon adventures that you will not forget.
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