Hamilton T. Bone, aka Hambone, was a famous US Army mule. He was known as “The Jumping Jackass”. He won many jumping events against horses both at the local and national level. He was eventually barred from horse competitions for being too good.He belonged to the 4th Field Artillery out of Camp Carson, Colorado. He supposedly served two tours over seas. He died in 1971 at the age of 39. Hambone was originally difficult and hard to train but eventually became a shining and popular star of the US Army.