How to Train a Driving Donkey {With Videos}

Training a driving donkey

Training a driving donkey yourself isn’t that hard. I struggled for a couple of years with thinking I couldn’t do it and finally jumped in. How? That part wasn’t easy. There are no donkey trainers here so I pieced my program for training driving donkeys together from multiple sources from the internet and advice from … Read more

Tack Care {Conditioning and Restoring Leather}

tack care

If you are going to train donkeys you will need tack. Tack care and the ability to recondition tack will become important because tack is expensive! One of the best ways to stay on budget? Buy used tack and equipment! Even if you have to restore the leather tack or make some repairs its worth … Read more

Training Donkeys (Gentling and Starting Positive Reinforcement)

donkey training

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

Donkey Training Information [Getting Started]

donkey training information

A huge misconception about donkeys is they don’t need any training. Donkeys do 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 … 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