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 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

How do you teach a donkey to lead?

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Since, How do you teach a donkey to lead, is a common question it was May’s monthly donkey training challenge! I’ve taught ALL kinds of donkey personalities to lead. Pushy, nippy, unmotivated, not confident, untrusting… young, old, foals, geldings, intact jacks, females. Trust me, all of them can learn to lead and lead well. I’ve … Read more

How to Transport a Donkey {Ultimate Guide to Trailer Loading a Donkey}

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Need to know how to transport a donkey? Trailer loading a donkey is just like anything else… you need time, patience and a plan to train them for it. It’s not easy but its’ not difficult if you don’t allow it to be difficult. So change your mind set if you’re thinking it will be … Read more

How to Gain a Donkeys Trust : AKA Grooming Training

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How to gain a donkeys trust by using positive methods makes things a lot easier! This month’s donkey training challenge can help you do that and more! MONTHLY CHALLANGE: GROOMING TRAINING AKA TOUCH ALL OVER!  Every month this year I’m suggesting a monthly donkey training challenge to help give you ideas, inspiration and maybe a … Read more

Equine Obstacle Course

Build your own equine obstacle course

I can’t say enough good things about having an equine obstacle course for your donkeys (or other equine of course). I use mine for every donkey and I plan to make multiple courses as I can. They are not only a fantastic training tool but they are really fun for the donkey and you. My … Read more