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Training Donkeys: Liberty Donkey & Donkey Agility

Liberty donkey and donkey agility

Curious about what a liberty donkey is and why would you want to do donkey agility? That’s what this week’s article is all about! The more unique ways you are training donkeys, the better your donkeys will be. What is Liberty Training? Liberty training as defined by Robin Gates of www.libertyhorsetraining.com  “At liberty, in a … Read more

Caring for Donkeys: The Ultimate Guide to Spring Donkey Care Part 1

Caring for donkeys in the spring has a big focus on fly protection for donkeys and shedding help because donkeys are very late to shed their winter coat.  So I put together this article with links to all my articles on these subjects. What I do to protect my donkeys from flies and the tool … Read more

Donkey Facebook Group

Some people know… some people don’t… I have a private Donkey Facebook group called Natural Donkey Care and Donkey Training.  At first I created it for anyone who wanted in… that didn’t work! I got a bunch of spammers, rude know-it alls looking to argue and some arm chair trainers offering harmful advice. So I … Read more

Riding Donkey Training (Traveller Case Study)

riding donkey training

Traveller’s riding donkey training journey….From Rescue rehab to riding donkey.  I admit I wondered many times if Traveller was cut out to be a trail riding donkey… He loves to hike the trails so much and he loves to ride in the training areas and around the obstacles… But he definitely had some road blocks … Read more

Halter Training a Donkey

halter training a donkey

Haltering training a donkey is one of my favorite things to train! Since most of what I bring home to train are rescue donkeys with unpleasant experiences with the halter, it’s a challenge. Even more so challenging that taking a donkey in that has been feral and has no experiences with a halter. I love … Read more