Catching Camels Haltering – How To

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Here’s a How To video on catching camels as well as haltering camels once they are yarded or in a confined area. The MOST important thing you must have between yourself and the camel you are attempting to halter is TRUST. We talk a lot about our Camel Connection Trust Based Camel Training because it matters […]

Camel Training & Handling: 3 Important Knots for Cameleers

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If you work with camels or are planning on working with camels, whether that be training or handling, there are 3 important knots you need to know for camel handling and camel training. Like riding a bike (or a camel?), once these knots are learnt, they’re hard to forget and you’ll be able to do […]

Camel Equipment: Camel Spider Harness

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There isn’t a camel training session that goes by without us using a “spider” (camel harness). It’s one of THE most  important pieces of camel equipment that we have and  if you’re doing without it you’ll soon learn why you need one (or more) if you’ve got more than one camel, which you should, because camel’s […]

Australian Camels Gag Reel 2017

If we’ve had the pleasure of having you on one of our camel training camp, camel treks or an international camel journey you’ll know that we love what we do and take our job with camels very seriously….But… Not too serious! 2017 Gag reel will see some camel training go ‘not quite as planned’, uncontrollable laughter […]

Camel Riding Operation Behind the Scenes

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Are you considering owning and operating a camel riding operation and or camel business for yourself? Or maybe you’re just interested in what it takes to get such an operation occurring on a daily basis? Maybe you just want a sneak peak into our daily lives when we conduct our beach camel rides…? Then this […]

Camel Nose Pegs – To Use Or Not To Use?

Camel Nose Peg

We’re putting ourselves under a great, big, bright spotlight here and bringing a much misunderstood and debated subject to the forefront. When there’s animals and issues concerning welfare are involved everyone has an opinion – especially when it comes to something like the For and Against using nose pegs on camels. We like the that […]

5 Challenges of Mongolian Camel Journey

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Procrastination is a human vice we all have. We’ve been procrastinating writing about our recent trip to Mongolia with 13 other people joining this adventurous (crazy) idea. Not because we don’t want to share, but because sooooo much happened within the seven days while we were there that’s it’s a little overwhelming which makes us not […]

How To Saddle Camel [Video Tutorial]

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At a glance you wouldn’t think that there was any appropriate place to put a saddle on a dromedary (one humped) camel. We’ve often wondered who made camel riding a ‘thing’ in the first place. Camels have a flat spine, but their hump makes for awkward riding without a saddle. If you’re considering riding your […]

[Video] Most Important Factor to Successful Camel Training

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The camel is a highly misunderstood animal and is often portrayed by the media as a cantankerous creature. As humans, our natural reaction is to either stay away from such creatures or fight them until they comply – because of the lack of understanding of the camels psychology. If we can’t understand the camel, will […]

Camel Training [Video] Haltering a Scared Camel

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Camel training and haltering a scared camel can be quite an intimidating experience – for both camel and handler. Too often, no thanks to media, a scared camel is misconceived as a ‘really grumpy camel’ or an ‘aggressive camel’. This misconception is one of the most common! By nature, a camel is not aggressive nor […]