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Donkey Care: ACV and Garlic

Donkey care: easy DIY recipe

A big part of my donkey care program is about supportive herbs and natural supplements. Garlic and ACV (apple cider vinegar) are an important cornerstone of the basic health care support I can provide. Both are inexpensive and contain multiple benefits. You may already know of the multiple benefits they provide humans. They do pretty … Read more

Donkey Health Problems {Dealing With Stress}

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Donkey health problems can arise from stress situations. How do you help a stressed donkey calm down naturally? One way is by using essential oils! It may be my favorite way and the donkeys (and horses) really seem to love them! It also starts to happen fairly quickly once I offer them their choice of … Read more

Donkey Health Care {Using Essential Oils}

essential oils for donkeys

The History of Using Essential Oils Essential oils have been used for centuries. They’ve been used on livestock just as they have been used on people for longer than anyone really knows. They are perfect for donkey health care support. Some of the earliest recordings of essential oil use were by the Egyptians. They used … Read more

Rain Rot in Donkeys {FREE Home Remedy}

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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 Grooming {FREE Recipe Coat Conditioner)

Donkey grooming is so easy compared to grooming a horse. There are occasions where donkeys need some extra grooming attention. Like for shows and competitions. But also for unfortunate incidents when donkeys get into a patch of cockleburs! I also use grooming as a good way to bond and build trust with my donkeys. I’m … 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