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Camel Equipment: Camel Spider Harness

There isn't a camel training session that goes by without us using a "spider" (camel harness). It's one of THEmost  important pieces of camel equipment that we have and  if you're doing without it you'll soon learn why you need one (or more) if you've got more than one camel, which you...

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Camel Saddles 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...

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World Camel Day: 3 Camel Myths – Busted!

IT’S WORLD CAMEL DAY – yes an actual day dedicated to camels, how cool is that? It’s a really cool thing for us here at Camel Connection HQ – a whole day dedicated to the CAMEL, although if truth be told.... It's not much different to every other day (who's complaining)!

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Camel Nose Pegs - To Use Or Not To Use?
We’re putting ourselves under a great, big, bright spotlight here and bringing a much misunderstood and debated subject to the forefront. When there's animals and issues concerning welfare are involved everyone has an opinion - especially when it comes to something like the For and Against...
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5 Challenges of Mongolian Camel Journey

Procrastination is a human vice we all have. We’ve been procrastinating writing about our recent trip to Mongolia with 13 other people joining this adventurous (crazy) idea. Not because we don’t want to share, but because sooooo much happened within the seven days while we were there...

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How To Saddle Camel [Video Tutorial]

At a glance you wouldn't think that there was any appropriate place to put a saddle on a dromedary (one humped) camel. We've often wondered who made camel riding a 'thing' in the first place. Camels have a flat spine, but their hump makes for awkward riding without a saddle.

 

If you're...

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[Video] Most Important Factor to Successful Camel Training

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...

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Camel Training: Can a Camel Ever Be Your Friend?

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...

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7 Helpful Tips for Camel Care and Camel Husbandry

7 Helpful Tips for Camel Care and Camel Husbandry

 

Being a camel owner can be a nervous time, questions can 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...

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4 Tips for Buying Camels and 2 Biggest Mistakes

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 similar thing can be said for their welfare and camel husbandry needs. We’re not...

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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 camels. Our camel...

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Camel Training History Exposed

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 unless...

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