Donkey Behavior and Etology Course

SKU: 103
Price: €120.00

This two- day course combines the latest knowledge about caring for donkeys with practical hands on experience of 48 years of the Donkey Sanctuary. Understanding how donkeys relate to their environment and communicate is critical to training and management. We will start this course by examining the basic equine senses and communication. Then we will discuss normal and abnormal behaviors and the basic psychology used in training. We will finish the week discussing the basic gaits and how these animals move.

The course will cover: Etology, basic training, positive reinforcement and handling.

The course will be presential in our Sanctuary at Fuente de Piedra (Málaga) and participants will get a certificate after completion.

Dates: 29 & 30 July 2017

Times: Saturday 8:30- 13:00 & 18:00- 21:00
Sunday: 8:30- 14:00

Price: 120 Euros (40% discounts for members or adoptive families)

(Benefits go enterily for the care and rescue of mistreatment or neglected donkeys and mules)