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SWEET SUNSHINE

SWEET SUNSHINE

Feeling Relaxed

After a busy week of placing our precious hay in storage we find relaxing to be a welcome guest on the farm. 

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Even the animals looked relaxed.  Summer is heaven on the farm!

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GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

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My little flower garden, baby birds along with Hay

My little flower garden, baby birds along with Hay

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Hello sweet friends,

Perhaps you are just reading my blog for the first time?

If yes, I pray you will return when you need to smile and find some inspiration. Jesus Christ is the reason I am alive today, the reason my blog will bring you peace, and strength to never give up. I am a walking talking miracle, I am a survivor of a semi-truck accident while riding as a passenger, life is never ever fair. This motor vehicle accident has left me forever permanently physically disabled, something I would never ever wish on anyone, disability is invisible in many cases to others, sadly it is very real to the person suffering with a disability. I am no longer able to stand for long periods of time without rib, back and hip pain. I can never go for a hike again or walk on a beach, go dancing, ride my equine on trail rides or even ride for long amount of time due to hip, rip and back pain along with my feet going numb. Sitting too long is difficult too as my pelvis wants to be elevated. My ribs will spasm from over working my body in any way and even from laughing while sitting down. Still, I live my life grateful and full of hope and joy, living each day as it is my last. Why? I am a miracle, I am a survivor and I choose to live my life not as a victim but as a victor.

In 2014 I started the Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC business with my husband of twenty-three years. I work very hard to stay productive as I teach worldwide from my computer to my students computer “how to train a donkey, mule or horse.” Animals are GOD’s angels, healers sent to help us humans live our life with purpose and peace, I have loved animals since I was a child. Animals live in the moment if we humans could only learn to let go of anger, hate and grudges. Wow, what our world could be?

After the car accident my husband and I were forced to change our life 100%. We needed to move into land that would help me walk, no more hills, less rain as my arthritis is so bad. Looking ahead six years from the date of the car accident we have had an amazing journey. One of tears, pain, suffering, laughter and a grateful attitude. Before the motor vehicle accident I was a master gardener of flowers. I so loved to work in my garden, after the accident I could no longer bend and care for my flowers. We moved to our farm in Sequim, WA in 2014. God once again started whispering to me, and another beautiful creation in Jesus Christ name has been created, the Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC, Sequim, WA surrounded by the beauty of the olympic mountains, we literally live in the middle of our hay-field. Wild life are entirely different in this blue hole called Sequim, WA.

Before we sold our home of fourteen years I carefully planned to take a few of my most favorite plants. This was not an easy decision as each plant was important to me when I designed and loved on my flower gardens in our former home. Here is a sneak preview of the miracle of life GOD in Jesus Christ name has placed into my heart, soul and mind. I so enjoy the garden, flowers are an important part of my life and now I am working on growing low sugar hay, and food for us. We planted a little fruit orchard last winter and I am grateful to share we have one peach and several apples. God just gave me another surprise a box full of baby birds. Nothing gives us a feeling of hope like a baby in human or animal form. Babies are like spring a new beginning, thus my first photo my little bird I am welcoming into this great big world with fresh water and bird food when he/she is ready.

Please no matter what you are facing in life never give up! God in Jesus Christ name is amazing. God will plant a dream and time can be years before the dream unfolds, this I know GOD will always take care of his children. We must trust, have faith and stay positive. This is never easy. Thus why I share my life with you.

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GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC

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Training A Donkey, Horse or Mule


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I have rehabilitated donkeys, horses, mules and dogs. I understand the animals and how pain is a horrific way to teach any animal or human. 

How do I do this?

First I must build a relationship with the animal, tame the animal. Prove I am a leader without abuse. I have techniques to stay safe. Abuse is never needed to train.

The brain cannot learn under stress. Please remember old school training uses pain. Pain will cause you more problems down the road with equine. Please do not use this old cowboy training. People and animals learn when they are safe and calm. Not when under fear and pain.

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Donkeys and some mules not all will never forget anything you teach them. A new person they will pretend to know nothing. Interesting.

Please learn how to train another way. I am excited to teach you natural training. Fair leadership, you will be the leader and you will be safe. Never train the day the trimmer comes preparation is done before the trimmer or vet comes.

If you want to learn how to train a horse, donkey or mule you must learn how to control your emotions. Match the energy of the equine, have empathy and learn how to be plugged in 100% to your equine when you are with them. Release energy and wait for the equine to learn.

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Signs of Relaxation

Lick lips, blow out, cock a foot. These are signs of relaxation. Always end your Short training session on a good note. Never drill a donkey, horse or mule.

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Signs of stress,
Diarrhea water blowing out not just poop. Head high, tale tucked, or high. Back sunk in. Equine (introvert will lay down or not move the feet, they will not hear you eyes are glassed over). Extroverts will do anything to get away from the stressful situation including run over you.

Learning starts the minute we release! Get your timing down and stay ON DONKEY TIME. Life is relaxed and we are never in a hurry.

Preparation is the key to success in anything we do. Never drill any equine (horse, donkey or mule). Short training sessions that are quality will work the best and wait another day. End all training sessions with something the equine knows how to do. :)

Have a great day and remember your donkey, horse or mule is not a vehicle. They have personalities, emotions, fears and a past in most cases.

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GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC

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Why Do Donkeys, Mules and Horses Show Their Teeth?


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Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC

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Purple Lady Bugs In Hawaii – True or False?


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Lady bugs are not just cute and sweet looking they are incredibly hard-working to remove aphids and more from our precious plants in the garden. Nurseries sell them, these are a special treat to give the grand children to open the box and let them fly in the garden. Make a wish!

Our new farm has lady bugs flying around our fruit trees all day long. GOD has blessed us with our new land.

Thank you Jesus!

LADY BUGS HELP OUR GARDEN NATURALLY

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Flowers that attract ladybugs are:

Roses, Angelica Calendula Caraway Chives Cilantro Cosmos Dill Fennel Feverfew Marigold Statice Sweet Alyssum Yarrow and more.

 

How to keep your ladybugs?

Insecticides will kill ladybugs the same as they will kill harmful bugs. Place shallow bird baths near your garden, ladybugs need to drink too. You can also build ladybug houses to provide shelter for your ladybugs.

 When you receive your ladybugs, place them in the fridge for a six to eight hours.  The cool temperature will slow the ladybugs down. Open the container and let them awake for a few hours before letting them go to do their job in your garden.

Most important release at night! Dusk is the best time to release ladybugs as, again, they will be likely to fly off. Release them near the plants and water source.

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GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC

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