Category Archives: Camel Riding

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 […]

The All Purpose Camel Saddle Explained

ALL PURPOSE CAMEL SADDLE INTRODUCTION

Take a sneak peek of all the features of an all purpose camel saddle, for the dromedary camel. Watch Russell explain why he chose the All Purpose Camel Saddle before his 2 year walk with camels across Australia.   Highlights: After 15+ years the camel saddle featured in the video is still in excellent condition  […]

Treat Training Camels Why it Works & Why We Don’t do it

Treat Training camels

It’s no secret that training and handling camels can be a challenge regardless of the age, breed or the size of camel. As camel owners or wanna be camel owners our main priority and concern is getting the camel to understand what we’re asking of them, whether that be to sit, walk on lead, ride […]

Catching Camels Haltering – How To

catching camels haltering camels

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 Equipment: Camel Spider Harness

camel equipment camel harness for camel training

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

Camel Riding business operation

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 […]

How To Saddle Camel [Video Tutorial]

how to saddle a camel

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 […]