Category Archives: Camel Training

[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 […]

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 […]

7 Helpful Tips for Camel Care and Camel Husbandry

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Being a new camel owner can be a nervous time, questions linger and the Google search begins: How to Care for a Camel. Unfortunately there isn’t much information available on the World Wide Web about camel care, camel training or camel husbandry, which can make you wonder if you’re even getting the right information in […]

Camel Saddles Which Style Is Right For You?

Camel Saddle which style is right for you?

We’re really big fans of ‘Dr Google’  here at Australian Camels HQ. Out of curiosity and just to see ‘what comes up’ we decided to Google ‘Camel Saddles.’ 99% of the search results were eBay listings for their ‘Decorative Egyptian Camel Saddle Stool,’ the type you sit on, not the… well, you know… Hours later camel saddles […]

4 Tips for Buying Camels and 2 Biggest Mistakes

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You can read below or if you like doing more than two things at once you can listen to the audio below… Camels (as you probably already know) are very unique animals. But it’s not just their looks that are unique (and cute), their temperament, nature and natural abilities are like no other animal and a […]

3 Tips to Understanding Your Camel Better

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3 Tips to understanding your camel better You can read below or if you like doing more than two things at once you can listen to the audio below… It’s very common practice on our camel farm to find ourselves hanging out in the camel paddocks, not doing anything in particular, just hanging’ with our […]

Camel Training History Exposed

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There is an old but very wise saying  “A thirsty camel is a dangerous camel.” This comes about when a camel is at water for the first time in quite a while. They want one thing only, water! The same goes for food. A camel will forego any instructions for food or water, that is […]

What no one tells you about Camel Training

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Written by Russell Osborne CEO Australian Camels & Head Cameleer/Camel Training Mentor     Just like many new camel owners, I discovered that there was very little accurate and concise information from credible sources about effective camel training methods. Believing I could “go it myself”, I soon discovered that a camel didn’t think the same […]