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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

Donkey Care [How to make Friends with a Donkey]

how to make friends with a donkey

How to Make Friends with a Donkey Donkey care isn’t just about the right food and shelter. It’s about the right mental health care and support too! You need to be in the mindset of being “friends” with the donkey. There are many things to know about donkeys but One of the things new owners … Read more

Donkey Training Information [Getting Started]

donkey training information

A huge misconception about donkeys is they don’t need any training. Donkeys need training and equipment most other homestead animals do not need. If you have horses, donkey training and equipment will make more sense to you. Though donkeys are different and horse tack doesn’t usually fit donkeys, so you may need to read up on … Read more

Training Donkeys Tip {Train the Individual, Not Just the Donkey}

Training Donkeys Tip. Train them as individuals. What do I mean by that? Sometimes a case study provides the best explanation.  Travellers training journey… you have probably heard donkeys hate doing stuff over and over again .. most do,, but there is always an exception to the rule or role people have commonly laid out … Read more