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Level 1 Donkey Training: Gaining a Donkeys Trust

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In donkey training, life will be so much easier if you work on building trust first. It’s the part of my Level 1 Foundation Training (book available in membership group) and it’s probably the most important part of training a donkey. I’m about to show you an example of how important that work in building … Read more

Training Techniques beyond Clicker Training Donkeys

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Clicker training donkeys is Positive reinforcement training or +R. This training technique has allowed my donkeys to learn faster and has been much easier on me too. I definitely consider myself a +R based donkey trainer. I start them all out with a foundation of +R techniques. This builds trust and a bond. However, I … Read more

Mindset for Training a Donkey

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In anything you want to accomplish you must get in the right mindset. I believe there is a mindset for training a donkey you must get in before you even start. Donkeys can feel your emotions much like horses. If you are frustrated or lack confidence, your donkey will know, and it can affect training. … Read more

Training Donkeys (Gentling and Starting Positive Reinforcement)

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Training donkeys is a passion but Donkeys have a really special place in my heart and life!  They have a place here because they provided protection for my farm where livestock guardian dogs failed me. Jennet donkeys provided me with healing milk that turned my health around and ultimately donkeys lead me to being in the … Read more