Originally Posted by Cheydako
I really don't know yet. I'm definitely going to halter break her and then maybe train her to be ridden. Although, I've never trained a donkey before. Anyone know any good books on donkey training? Our donkeys mainly just keep us company so she's going to be really spoiled.
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No worries! They are just like horses! This is coming from a working student of a trainer whom trains/breaks Mules, but I've heard from the rest of the show circut that there is very little difference of the horses and donkeys. Do watch it though - they have virtually NO withers, and a non-slip pad or crupper is a necessaty - or both. A slipping saddle pad is very discouraging to a young rookie ;)