Stop the Mule High-diving Show
  • Petitioned Bill Rivers

This petition was delivered to:

Bill Rivers
Bandera County Judge Richard Evans
Bandera County Sheriff Weldon Tucker
District Clerk

Stop the Mule High-diving Show

    1. Carin Zellerman
    2. Petition by

      Carin Zellerman

      Stockholm, Sweden

A sick rodeo forces mules to high-dive into a pool of water. The two terrified animals are forced with a whip up a steep ramp to a ledge. Crowds cheer as the helpless creatures, called Smokey and Dipsy Doodle, are sent plunging from a 22ft high platform into the 6ft deep pool. Billed as the world's only high-diving mule show, it is the climax of a rodeo in the tiny ranch town of Pipe Creek, near San Antonio, Texas.

See the footage:

The show's boss Bill Rivers claims they enjoy it. He said: "If they didn't like it, they wouldn't do it."

Shockingly, cops and local authorities in the town have NOT deemed the show cruel, and allowed it to continue.

Recent signatures


    1. Police Say High-Diving Mule Stunt Isn't Cruel

      Stephanie Feldstein
      Petition Organizer

      In Pipe Creek, Texas, you can pay six bucks to watch two mules plunge from a 22-foot high platform into a pool of water. It's reminiscent of the donkey forced to parasail over the Sea of Azor, except Smokey and Dipsy Doodle have been forced to...


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