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Tack Care {Conditioning and Restoring Leather}

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If you are going to train donkeys you will need tack. Tack care and the ability to recondition tack will become important because tack is expensive! One of the best ways to stay on budget? Buy used tack and equipment! Even if you have to restore the leather tack or make some repairs its worth … Read more

Donkey Grooming {FREE Recipe Coat Conditioner)

Donkey grooming is so easy compared to grooming a horse. There are occasions where donkeys need some extra grooming attention. Like for shows and competitions. But also for unfortunate incidents when donkeys get into a patch of cockleburs! I also use grooming as a good way to bond and build trust with my donkeys. I’m … Read more

How do Donkeys show affection?

Donkeys are highly affectionate animals once they trust you. I often see the question ‘how do donkeys show affection?’ and thought I would write a little about my experiences on the subject along with some donkey behavior information. Personally, I find it very difficult to bond with a horse, yet fairly easy to bond with … Read more

Training Donkeys (Gentling and Starting Positive Reinforcement)

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Training donkeys is a passion but Donkeys have a really special place in my heart and life!¬† They have a place here because they provided protection for my farm where livestock guardian dogs failed me.¬†Jennet donkeys provided me with healing milk that turned my health around and ultimately donkeys lead me to being in the … Read more