Author Archives: Tara

How To Train a Camel

Training camels is unlike any feat you will undertake, but do not be mislead, just because camels are a large animal it does not mean you need great strength to train them.   The training method that we are about to teach you has been accomplished by the young, old male, female, all different backgrounds […]

Camels. Adventure. Crazy. Tavel. (a short story)

Traveling with Camel trek

  Here’s the thing we’ve noticed in the last 6 years of running our ‘camel business’….    We’ve noticed that animal lovers that love adventure and love to travel really are in search of something EPIC that only a handful of people will ever get to experience.   The normal ‘holidays’ just aren’t cutting it for […]

New To Camels? Here’s Where To Start!

owning camels caring for camels

Are you considering owning camels or maybe you’ve recently got a camel and are beginning to learn more about them? Like learning anything new there are some basic things you need to know to put you on the right path.  From caring for camels to their handling and training requirements we share our top tips […]

The Camel Industry – How To Make A Difference

the Camel industry

Whether you’re a camel owner, want-to-be owner, camel professional and or a camel lover, YOU can help make a difference to the camel industry and therefore ‘The Camel’ on a global level – and truth be it, this ‘industry’ needs all the help it can get!   In this episode passion strikes as we discuss […]

How Camels Have Changed People’s Lives [World Camel Day]

World Camel Day How Camels Have Changed People's Lives

  We have a very special episode for you today, because World Camel day is June 22nd (every year) and for us and many camel lovers world wide this is a great excuse to share the amazingness of these animals that we’ve fallen in love with.    If you Google World Camel Day its offical […]

How To Plan a Camel Training Session

camel training

Having plans… Executing plans…. Plans not going to plan…. Today’s podcast is all about How To Plan a Camel Training Session. We take you through reasons why planing a camel training session is a good idea (even if it doesn’t go to plan) as well as… How mental attitude counts (ways you can prepare yourself […]

Camel Whispering: What Is It Really?

CAMEL WHISPERING Tara Lea

We’ve had hundreds of people go through our camel training courses on and off line and one thing we find in common with all people who are starting out or gaining confidence in camels is that they feel like they don’t have the the same abilities that we, as mentors, do.    The truth is […]

Mongolian Camel: Lessons We Learnt

Mongolian camel Tara Lea Russell Osborne

One thing we know for certain is that life is a continuous cycle of learning, especially when working with animals.    Every camel course, event and trek we do, without fail, we learn something new about the animals that we are so blessed to learn from and work with.   We have our ‘foundation training’ […]

4 Month Mongolian Camel Expedition with Tamar Valkenier (Women Who Work With Camels)

Mongolian Camel Expedition Tamar Valkenier

Today we are interviewing and featuring Dutch born Tamar Valkenier about her 4 month Mongolian Camel Expedition as part of our #WomenWhoWorkWithCamels series.   Tamar shares the challenges she faced in such harsh environments and how being with camels 24/7 changed her as a person forever.   Tamar gave up her promising career in 2015, Graduated […]