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 […]

Dromedary Vs Bactrian Camel Behaviours

One of the most common questions we get asked is “what’s the difference between dromedary and bactrian camel behaviours?”   Which is like asking a parent “who is your favourite child?”   Beside the obvious – that dromedary camels have one hump and bactrian camels have 2 humps, the answer to this question is complex […]

Woman In The Wilderness with Miriam Lancewood

Woman In The Wilderness Miriam Lancewood

  Today we have a treat for you!   We had the pleasure of Interviewing Miriam Lancewood, author of Woman in the wilderness.   We wanted to interview Miriam about her wilderness adventures, because we know, that some of you listening, have brought camels for this idea of living more freely, trekking with your camels […]

14 Amazing Photos of Camels used in War

Australian Camel Corps

Animals were a big part of assisting their handlers in wartimes. Some were used for practical reasons others were mascots to raise moral and or companionship to help assist with the hardship of the times. the Imperial Camel Corps, first raised in 1916, was a camel-mounted infantry force operating in the Middle Eastern and African deserts. […]

Basic Body Language of Camels

CAMEL TRAINING:BASIC BODY LANGUAGE OF CAMELS

  Reading the body language of camels can be a bit of a challenge as camels can seem bit aloof in their nature.    Camel’s don’t show obvious signs of dislike as a horse would. For instance camels don’t put their ears back before defending themselves.   For a person who is new to camels, […]