Mutual respect and deep understanding can bridge human/equine differences and create a therapeutic bond. When you understand your equine and yourself you will change into a fair leader. The donkey will find you interesting and most importantly will trust you. Donkeys must trust us before moving a step forward in the relationship. Donkey 101 & Donkey 102 create games and exercises for you and your donkey. Donkey 101 & Donkey 102 Video Series will change your life forever in all areas. You will provide leadership and offer your donkey a reason to trust you and follow you as a leader, not a bully, not a treat dispenser. Humans and equines can empower one another, provide psychological and spiritual balance and encourage one another’s instinctive and intuitive senses. In essence, together you become healers. This is why Donkey Whisperer Farm trains you, the owner or caretaker, to train your equines personally. This bond, this healing must be forged between you and your equine, not a third party trainer. After all, it is you that your donkey will be sharing its life with.
It is from this perspective that Donkey Whisperer Farm Online Training Courses have evolved. Each equine is unique and carries with it a cellular and energetic memory. No training technique is a blanket solution for all equines.
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Each donkey is an individual with personal experiences, needs and defenses. Every domestic equine has a history with humans whether tragic, indifferent or supportive that must be considered in a holistic training program.
I base my training on the personality type of both you and your equine. I teach you to teach your donkey to follow you as a fair leader, listen, connect and follow. This fosters a strong foundation of kinship and leadership which in turn allows you and your equine to achieve your goals, animal assisted therapy (hospital visits, nursing homes) standing for the farrier, trailer loading and trail riding.
Donkeys are unique and deserve to be treated with dignity, respect and patience. Donkeys are incredibly intelligent, reflective and deep thinkers. This is often misunderstood and fuels the cultural myth of donkeys as stubborn and unintelligent. They are not! They are very smart and know when a human does not have their best interest at heart.
When training, I use only resistance-free techniques. I train the owner to use words, facial expressions, voice and timing. NOT CLICKER TRAINING. Training a donkey can be challenging as donkeys do not learn and respond like a horse. Donkeys are visual learners and are seriously into self-preservation. Donkeys require you to think ahead and have a positive plan and you must move and respond On Donkey Time ™ meaning never drill a donkey. Donkeys gravitate towards firm leadership and clear, calm boundaries. In this way donkeys inspire us to cultivate our finest human qualities.
I invite you to join me and learn more by participating in our Online Training Courses. All video training courses can be taken to the farm using any smart device. Each video series has a written PDF to print out and learn Melody’s training program.
Donkey 101 Online Training Video Course!
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We recommend each Course participant purchase a Donkey Whisperer Farm Rope Halter. Our rope halters are made in the USA with high quality yacht rope. Visit our ONLINE STORE to purchase your rope halter and the Donkey 101 Online Training Video Course.
Once purchased, each participant will receive a Welcome E-mail within 24 hours of your purchase. The e-mail will include a link to the Donkey 101 PDF and a link to the password protected Donkey 101 Online Training Video Series. You own lifetime access to your video 101 Online Training Course. Please add firstname.lastname@example.org to your address book to ensure your Welcome E-mail does not go to spam.
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Introducing Donkey 102 E-Training Video Series
We are proud to announce our new Donkey 102 E-Training Video Series now available to all students who have purchased and practiced our Donkey 101 Online Training Course. Donkey 102 E-Training Video Series is for intermediate students and takes an in-depth look into donkey personality, herd mentality, the rescued and traumatized donkey, how to pick up the front and back feet and various other problem solving techniques.
Donkey 102 E-Training Video Series also launches our new Donkey Whisperer Farm Training Tool a high quality, ergonomically designed fiberglass stick and string for desensitizing and working intimately with your donkey. It is a mandatory tool for training your donkey to pick up his/her front and back feet and for addressing behavioral issues such as, pushing, crowding, bullying and refusing to come and lead. The DWF Training Tool Stick and String is mandatory in Donkey 102 and is the key to being a Fair Leader and building a foundation of trust and respect with your donkey.
Each Donkey 102 E-training Video Series includes our Donkey Whisperer Farm Training Tool Stick and String. If you have a Miniature Donkey please purchase the course with the 3ft DWF Training Tool Stick and String. If you have a Standard/Mammoth Donkey please purchase the course with the 4ft DWF Training Tool Stick and String. Our 4ft stick and string comes in Royal Blue and Deep Purple. Each donkey 102 E-Training Video Series also includes an 11 page PDF with step by step bullet points for you to refer to as you view the training videos.
Both Donkey 101 and Donkey 102 E-Training Video Series teaches YOU to train your donkey. A third party trainer cannot help your donkey. Only you can train your donkey because you are the one who is caring for your donkey, sharing life with your donkey and building a strong foundation of trust and respect with your donkey. A third party trainer may gain the respect of your donkey, but he/she comes and goes. As the owner and caretaker, you don’t come and go. You are your donkey’s polestar, so it is you that must gain your donkey’s respect, it is you that must become your donkey’s Fair Leader.
We hope you will take the next step in building a partnership with your donkey. Our vision at the Donkey Whisperer Farm is to teach you, the owner/caretaker, to train your donkey and to provide the tools and education to better the life of your donkey. A large percentage of donkeys that end up at shelters, auctions and slaughter houses have been abandoned because they were difficult to handle or could not be trained.
Once purchased, each participant will receive a Welcome E-mail within 24 hours of your purchase. Your DWF Training Tool Stick and String will arrive separately in the mail. The e-mail will include a link to the Donkey 102 PDF and a link to the password protected Donkey 102 E-Training Video Series. Please add email@example.com to your address book to ensure your Welcome E-mail does not go to spam.
2. Making a Commitment to Your Donkey
3. Knowing the Signs of Stress and Fear in Your Donkey
4. Donkey Personality: Introvert or Extrovert?
5. Understanding Herd Mentality
6. The Rescued or Traumatized Donkey
7. Endorphins Versus Pain
8. Teaching Your Donkey to Tie and Stand
|9. Preparing Your Donkey for the Farrier/Veterinarian
10. Blanketing Your Donkey
11. The New DWF Training Tool Stick and String
12. When Your Donkey Does Not Respect You as a Leader
13. Picking Up Your Donkey’s Front Feet
14. Picking Up Your Donkey’s Back Feet
15. Having Fun with Games and Obstacles
16. Conclusion: Your Donkey is Waiting For You!