Category Archives: Camel Riding

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 Camels – 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 […]

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

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 […]

[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 in Asia

Camel training Asia

We had the honour of spending 6 days with a well represented camel themed theme park in Thailand, namely, Camel Republic. We we’re invited to Camel Republic because the park CEOs and managers pride themselves in professionalism and wanted  good training for their staff, hence their camels. It was obvious to us that they had […]

Camel Training: Can a Camel Ever Be Your Friend?

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There’s much debate in the animal world on whether or not animals, that once were wild, can ever really be your companion or friend. The questions linger about the reasons why an ancestry wild animal might want to be around a human and seems to, above anything else, result from humans making connections by offering […]