Category Archives: Camel Training

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’ […]

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 […]

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, […]

5 Ways To Screw Up a Camel Training Session

We understand that as a passionate camel owner and lover that you want to do the right thing by the camels you get the pleasure of handling and or having as pets, but we also understand, from regular feedback from camel owners, is that it’s not always easy to understand how the camel thinks and […]

How To Get Your Camel To Understand You

Camel Training How To Get Your Camel To Understand You

What matters most…? Your camel understanding you OR you understanding your camel…? In this podcast episode we’ll be discussing just that. We’ll discuss how you can better you camel handling & training skills through a medium of understanding on the human and camel level. It’s funny to be a human because sometimes we don’t realise […]

The Unstoppable Cameleers – Max & Ronja from DromeDairy

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 When you have a dream in life, excuses are abundant, road blocks appear and this can all feel disheartening at times. Today you’re going to hear form two incredible cameleers who put their excuses to the wayside and realised that they too could do something amazing alongside their camels. Max, who is legally blind & his […]

Camel Training: Gentle Training For Gentle Giants

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The reason anything is feared is, because 9 times out of 10, it’s misunderstood and therefore something to be feared. Why doesn’t everyone own a dog? Because not everyone understands dogs, but those of us that have a dog know they are one of the greatest companions you’ll ever have. Most people can’t understand why […]

Camel Training: How To Approach Camels Respectfully

camel training how to approach a camel

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 […]

Top 5 Camel Blogs of 2018

top 5 camel training & camel husbandry blogs of 2018

We’ve had a look at our analytics to find you our most popular camel blogs, videos & podcasts of 2018. Some keep going strong year after year so we think it’s fair to say that there’s a reason they’re popular, people keep coming back to re-read or read for the first time. Whether you’ve read […]