Cleaning your Donkey Tack {Contagious Donkey Skin Diseases}

Donkey tack

Why clean old donkey tack? Do you like to buy used tack? Ever think about how not cleaning tack could affect your donkey? Recently I bought up a huge lot of used tack. Major score! I love saving money and a lot of this stuff looked brand new. A lot was in good shape but … Read more

Donkey Care: ACV and Garlic

Donkey care: easy DIY recipe

A big part of my donkey care program is about supportive herbs and natural supplements. Garlic and ACV (apple cider vinegar) are an important cornerstone of the basic health care support I can provide. Both are inexpensive and contain multiple benefits. You may already know of the multiple benefits they provide humans. They do pretty … Read more

Tack Care {Conditioning and Restoring Leather}

tack care

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

Rain Rot in Donkeys {FREE Home Remedy}

natural donkey care

Rain rot in donkeys hasn’t been a huge problem for me but it occurs occasionally in especially wet years and especially on my white donkey, Jeb. Since I like my donkeys to live outside naturally in a herd, I have to prevent rain rot here in the southeast during those really wet years. The first year … 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