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Cleaning your Donkey Tack {Contagious Donkey Skin Diseases}

Donkey tack

Why clean old donkey tack? Do you like to buy used tack? Ever think about how not cleaning tack could affect your donkey? Recently I bought up a huge lot of used tack. Major score! I love saving money and a lot of this stuff looked brand new. A lot was in good shape but … Read more

Rain Rot in Donkeys {FREE Home Remedy}

natural donkey care

Rain rot in donkeys hasn’t been a huge problem for me but it occurs occasionally in especially wet years and especially on my white donkey, Jeb. Since I like my donkeys to live outside naturally in a herd, I have to prevent rain rot here in the southeast during those really wet years. The first year … 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

Winter Donkey Care {How do you take care of a donkey in the winter?}

winter donkey care

Winter Donkey Care is easy. All healthy donkeys grow extra fluffy long coats for winter. In fact, most of the time they seem to enjoy the winter more so than the summer. They certainly are spunkier!!  Still, to insure their comfort and ease my mind, I provide extra care in the winter. It’s not that … Read more

Gelding a Donkey

gelding a donkey

Anyone who finds themselves with an intact male donkey needs to understand ‘gelding’. Some people know that jacks can be unpredictable and require this surgery, sadly not all people are informed when they bring one home. I mean this article to give you some insight to the procedure. Although gelding surgery is a routine procedure, … Read more