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What no one tells you about Camel Training

Camel Training

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 […]

How to do your own Camel Trek or Camel Expedition

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Depression had hit me hard. My mother had just died suddenly and un-expectantly. I didn’t want to leave my small flat. The blinds were drawn, the grief set in and made itself at home. I didn’t leave the house, even for bread and milk. My company was my flat mate who was most understanding of […]

5 Tips on How to Choose a Camel Trainer

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I remember how much it sucked in school when you couldn’t choose your teachers to learn from. One year you could be thanking your lucky stars the next you want to quit school. Truth be it we don’t learn well when we don’t resonate with our teachers. There has to be a personality match somewhere […]

5 Reasons Not to Break a Camel In – But Still Have a Trained Camel

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I grew up with horses and the terminology of “breaking” a horse in. When I became a professional horse trainer (years ago) I loathed the word “breaking in,” to me it just felt wrong and went against my method of training a horse and my natural instincts towards them. I used to dream of being […]

REVEALED: Why We Went to Thailand To Train Camels

Camel Training

To be quite honest it was never in our radar to visit Thailand for CAMEL TRAINING or even Cameleer Training for that matter! When people think ‘Thailand’ they associate it with bad, harsh and inhumane treatment of animals. When the proposal first arrived for the need of our professional advice on training camels we hesitated. […]

From Songlines to Maps: 5 Things a Map Can’t Tell You

Camel Expedition

Once in a while you surf the net and come across something totally unique and different. So you’ve landed upon this site. You’ve had a look around and began to realise that this is different. Something you’ve probably never considered before. Camel Trekking in the Flinders Ranges or anywhere really! In ancient times, in Australian […]

The Australian Camel Controversy: Shoot & Kill or Else?

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Reportably, Australia has over one million camels in the vastness of the outback. Over past years, the Australian Government opened up a massive political and social divide by granting $19 Million for the aerial and ground destruction of 160,000 camels over a four year period. However, a few entrepreneurs are well on the way to […]

One Important Must Have if you Own a Camel

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Have you recently gained a camel into your life but are now unsure as to whether or not you have made the right decision? After all, they seem very different to other animals, right? Well, the truth is they are different! They are not horses, dogs or fish, they are camels with their own way […]

Must Knows For New Camel Owners

Camel Owners Training

Getting new animals to have as pets or working animals or even weed control is always an exciting venture. Maybe You’ve brought your new camel(s) home with you and very quickly realised, they are not like a horse, a dog or any other animal you’ve ever had before. Their behavior is beginning to confuse you and you are […]