Football, Hunting, Mules Jumping

Autumn in the Ozarks offers unique competition

Posted: October 13, 2017 at 1 p.m.

Photo courtesy Annette Beard Maggie Who was encouraged over the jump by her owner, Kenny Vaught, during a previous Pea Ridge Mule Jump. Maggie tied for first place that year by clearing 63 inches. A mule jumps from a standing position.

It's autumn in the Ozarks -- time for football, hunting and mules jumping.


Mule Jump

WHEN — Opening ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday with the pro jump set to begin no earlier than 1 p.m.

WHERE — In a field off Weston Street, south of Pickens Road (Arkansas 94) in Pea Ridge

COST — $2-$5


BONUS — More than 100 vendors are expected to be on-site sharing their crafted items, festival food and unique products.

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