Book - Equine Management and Donkey Training (English)

Revised edition with perfect binding, color photographs and new information.

This in-depth manual corresponds to the award-winning DVD series, Training Mules and Donkeys: A Logical Approach to Longears.

With these tried-and-tested tools, and using Meredith’s rule of patience, kindness and understanding, you’ll learn the secrets to a well-rounded training program and bond with your mule, donkey or horse in a deep and meaningful way—the result will be a beautiful, well-mannered, well-trained equine!

Subjects covered: the basics of housing, feed and nutrition, health care and grooming, the importance of extensive showmanship training and how to judge your equine’s strengths and weaknesses.


  • Equipment Needed
  • Introduction to Mules and Donkeys
  • Housing Your Mule, Feed and Nutrition, Health and Routine Care, Bathing and Vacuuming
  • Body Clipping, Braiding, Advanced Showmanship
  • Differences Between the Donkey and the Mule, Imprinting for Foal and Adult
  • Tying and Leading, The Obstacle Course, Trailer Loading, Showmanship
  • Socialization, The Young Jack, Breeding, Special Problems
  • Basics in the Round Pen, Trotting, Mounting, Patterns and Obstacles
  • at the Walk and Trot, The Canter
  • Lateral Training, Lengthening the Stride, Jumping, Massage for Your Athlete

"This book is a valuable resource to every equine library, five stars!" - Cindy K. Roberts, Mules and More

Also available in: French, German and Spanish