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Training Donkeys Tip {Train the Individual, Not Just the Donkey}

Training Donkeys Tip. Train them as individuals. What do I mean by that? Sometimes a case study provides the best explanation.  Travellers training journey… you have probably heard donkeys hate doing stuff over and over again .. most do,, but there is always an exception to the rule or role people have commonly laid out … Read more

Driving Donkey Training Tip

This Driving donkey training tip applies to all training really! We should always be aware of our donkeys moods and be cautious if we haven’t been working our donkeys consistently. Jeb, Love him SO much!! But he presented me with a challenge before I hooked up to his viceroy the other day..  Teaching an advanced … Read more

Training Donkeys: Perspective

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Training Donkeys and perspective.  🌟When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change🌟 Couldn’t tack up due to my hand injury.. but Jasper didn’t mind alittle fun ride around the arena bareback. He takes direction pretty good off leg pressure in the arena and on off the farm trails. … Read more

Donkey Fly Mask

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Having a Donkey Fly Mask is sometimes necessary to help prevent flies from getting in our donkeys eyes. Flies cause irritation, infections and just annoy our poor donkeys!  I started making these donkey fly mask, aka fringed fly veils to help protect my donkeys eyes from flies. I experimented with different materials on my roughest … Read more

Donkey Halter

If you have a donkey, you need a donkey halter! Not a horse’s halter because most horse halters will not fit a donkey.  The donkey and the horse have very different head shapes. Even donkeys the same height can vary in head shape and size. Having kept donkeys since 2011, I was beyond frustrated with finding … Read more