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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

Donkey Health Problems {Dealing With Stress}

essential oils for donkeys

Donkey health problems can arise from stress situations. How do you help a stressed donkey calm down naturally? One way is by using essential oils! It may be my favorite way and the donkeys (and horses) really seem to love them! It also starts to happen fairly quickly once I offer them their choice of … Read more

Donkey Health Care {Using Essential Oils}

essential oils for donkeys

The History of Using Essential Oils Essential oils have been used for centuries. They’ve been used on livestock just as they have been used on people for longer than anyone really knows. They are perfect for donkey health care support. Some of the earliest recordings of essential oil use were by the Egyptians. They used … Read more

Donkey Care {Do Donkeys Choke?}

donkey choke

Do Donkeys Choke? This article on donkey care is about choke. One of those things that rarely occurs with donkeys yet it happened to one of mine! To date, choke is one of the scariest things I’ve dealt with!  Choke in horses is fairly common, especially for older horses. Sometimes choke symptoms may be subtle. … Read more