Category Archives: Camel Training Videos

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 […]

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, […]

Camel Training: How To Approach Camels Respectfully

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How To Approach a Camel in a Respectful Way, video tutorial Watch above or Listen on the Podcast Or… Play below…   TRANSCRIPT: Did you know that there’s a way to approach camels without seeming like a threat to them? Not only does this way show the camel that you’re not an imposter, but also […]

How a Camel Thinks, Styles of Camel Training & Bonding

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If you’ve ever wanted to sit down with some fellow camel lovers and trainers then this is exactly what our ‘coffee [camel] chats’ (minus the real coffee) are all about. Episode 1 of Coffee [Camel] Chat 1:11 – We discuss why it’s important to get a camel to sit (hoosh, kush, sit down)  wether you […]

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 Training & Handling: 3 Important Knots for Cameleers

Camel Training with Russell Osborne

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 […]

[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 […]