The Donkey Whisperer Farm trains the owner or caretaker how to train the donkey. Donkeys are deep thinkers. Donkeys are not horses with long ears. Donkeys are seriously into self-preservation. This means we humans must learn how to read the donkey for signs of stress, relaxation and learn timing. Stay ON DONKEY TIME. The three-second rule. How to tame the donkey. Train the donkey to follow-us as a leader. Pick up the feet with no kick is imperative to the donkeys life. If we cannot pick up the feet the donkey has a grim chance of survival.
The Donkey Whisperer Farm teaches the owner how to teach the donkey using timing, words and endorphins. We do not use clicker training as this will not carry on into the donkeys entire life. People understand how to say Whoa or walk-on etc.,. Clicker training will not carry on into ridding the donkey. Sadly, clicker training makes it worse for the donkey as the new owner does not know how to use clicker training and the donkey is sold off into the public.
Please take a look at our Our storeas we teach world-wide. Donkey 102prepare for the farrier and problem solve. Google translator is an invaluable tool to share our educational program worldwide.
The Donkey Whisperer Farm values you. This is a program built to train the owner or caretaker to train the donkey.
We want you to learn how to train the donkey so the donkey can stay living with you and not go back into re-sale. Donkeys are game players. You must understand their mind, behavior, and personality.
Did you know introverted donkeys do not bray?
Yes. Just like people this donkey is the quiet donkey. This donkeys is smart. Please do not send your donkey off to a trainer or bring a trainer in. The best person to train a donkey is the human the donkey trusts. Donkeys need to see a reason for each and everything they do. Bribing a donkey will never work.
Donkeys evolved in the desert. Donkeys have strict diet needs. Please take the time to learn how to train and care for your exotic desert equine the donkey.
Wonder Why? Food releases endorphins and this makes us feel better. In order to live a healthy life we must work hard to understand why we are reaching for the ice cream. This is a fact. It should brighten your mood because eating comfort foods stimulate endorphins in your brain. Endorphins are the feel good sensation. Donkeys have endorphins in the bran too! Endorphins are natural stress fighters.
Donkey 101 teaches the owner or caretaker how to train using timing, voice, energy, a bite of a carrot for doing the job correctly not a try. A try deserves a massage, releasing endorphins. Endorphins create a bond for both the donkey and the human. Endorphins are released for the donkey and the human as studies have proven how animals heal humans.
Food Is Used As a Reward For Doing The Task Correctly. Food is never given for a try. This is a treat dispenser the donkey learns this is all the human is a treat dispenser. Stop throwing treats at your donkeys as obesity can kill a donkey. A bite of a carrot is safe. Make sure you understand how to use endorphins before attempting to train.
Feeding your donkey a bite of carrot while stressed with the vet or any scary object can change the emotional response. Donkeys will not eat when in FEAR. Take a look at Donkey 101 E-TRAINING to learn how to stay ON DONKEY TIME and help your donkey with scary situations and or triggers. Donkeys have photographic memories and will need time to recover from severe abuse or trauma.
Recovery for an abused donkey will take years but it is well worth your time as helping your donkey will help your life.
Please take a look at our website to learn more about donkey behavior, health and training. We sell donkey halters not horse halters. Our donkey halters are made in the U.S.A. by hand and they are made to fit the head of a donkey not a horse.
Enjoy your donkeys as donkeys are most balanced and happy when living with another donkey.
God bless you and your family two and four-legged!