Reese's have lived within two miles of the mule barn since 1792 when Charles Reese moved from Mecklenburg, NC, and married Polly Deshea, an original Nashville settler. Richard's great-grandfather, Rufus M. Reese began selling mules in the 1920's - one mule at a time. Since then the family mule tradition has been followed by his son's Dick Reese (above left) and Hub Reese and his Grandsons, Dickie (above center photo cowboy hat) and Rufus Reese (above center green cap). In 1950 the mule action business was started in Nashville. Hub Reese was the main supplier of mules used in Afghanistan during 1979-1989 in the war against the Russians. With the year 2012 the fourth generation of Reese mule tradition begins to take a role as Richard Reese (above far left), great grandson, starts working in the family business.
Reese Mules trades, buys and sales mules year round all over the country. The Reese Family Farm is located at 398 Dry Fork Road, Gallatin TN 37066 and makes it a goal to keep an inventory of riding mules for show and trail, draft mules for work and show, as well as pack mules or wagon mules.
Thru the years..........
There are over 100 mules on the Reese Brother Greenwood farms at any time. This ensures a greater selection of every type of mule possible.
Over 400 mules sell every year off the farm. Over 2000 are sold through the mule sales yearly.
Experience: Since 1980 Reese Brothers have supplied mules to the Grand Canyon Trail Concessionaires who consistently purchase the highest quality of mules. They only use mules and maintain over 160 head of mules most of the time.
Reese also supply mules to Hack Drivers and Tour Buggy Concession in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Others prominent buyers include the Amish in Pennsylvania and the Georgia Hunt Clubs
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