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Did You Know The Mammoth Donkey Is The Biggest Donkey?

Did You Know The Mammoth Donkey Is The Biggest Donkey?

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Rio the mammoth donkey and Melody bitless riding

Rio the mammoth donkey and Melody bitless riding

Originally posted on Donkey Whisperer Farm Blog:

The Mammoth donkey and the mini donkey is man made.

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Here is the history of the American Mammoth Donkey  Gifts to President George Washington from the President Of Spain.  Enjoy!

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

Melody

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He comes in the most unexpected ways


Originally posted on Mustard Seed Budget:

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Nobody every expected Jesus to be born in a manger. Nor was riding on a donkey worth calling a triumphal royal entry into Jerusalem.

The leading interpreters were completely blindsided by the appearance of the Messiah — partly because their envy blinded them, but also because they interpreted erroneously.

Try to resist making God fit your theology. He’s a boundary buster. He’ll surprise with unconventional means: Muslims who see Jesus in a dream and serve the Savior without leaving the mesquite, for example.

  • If this man were of God, He wouldn’t heal on the Sabbath.
  • Does anything good come out of Nazareth?
  • He eats with tax collectors and prostitutes.

Their exclusionary clauses eventually excluded themselves from the things of God.

This Christmas, don’t wait for Santa to come down your chimney. Ask Jesus to come into your heart. Don’t limit God.

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Pacific Northwest Equestrian Farm On Five Acres, Six Garages and 3 Fireplaces

Pacific Northwest Equestrian Farm On Five Acres, Six Garages and 3 Fireplaces

Friends of the Donkey Whisperer Farm,

Ready to move to 26695 Trophy Lane, Kingston, WA?

We are selling our home and equestrian farm of fourteen years with Better Homes and Gardens. I was a master gardener who loved to landscape and grow unique flowers in my garden, most of the flowers, trees, bushes I planted enticed the wildlife to come in. Golden Finches, Owls, Blue Jays, Wood Peckers, squirrels, chipmunks and even baby wild rabbits. Oh how I loved the wild life and the quiet sincerely a total oasis. This was our home and a gathering place of family, friends, and beautiful memories as this home was a diamond in the rough when purchased in 2001. We worked very hard on this home to turn it into the beautiful turn-key equestrian farm it is today, every year was a new project.  Now that it is finished we have moved onto a larger farm as we have eight equine now, five acres is not big enough. The Trophy lane home was constantly full of family, friends gathering with the beautiful gardens, equestrian and car, r.v., toy lover’s dream, not to mention your own private camp fire for the kids and family camping fun without camping. Most of the plants were purchased with great thought and detail as I loved to take classes and purchase plants from Heronswood nursery in Hansville, WA just minutes from this home. This nursery was one of (select) Martha Stewarts favorite places to go and of course mine. Flowers bloom ten months out of the year, most came from Heronswood nursery in Hansville. Martha Stewart would fly in her private helicopter to see these world-wide exotic plants at Heronswood’s.  I loved going to this nursery as it was always an amazing adventure to plant a new plant. Today Heronswood is owned by the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe I believe they have weddings here and tours still as it is a magnificent place.

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Interested in purchasing this farm/home on five acres? Select Better Homes and Gardens for a private showing as this farm is still for sale.

View from every room facing the front of the house

View from every room facing the front of the house

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Xander riding Rio

Xander riding Rio

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Stepping off the deck to the gardens and the other 2 car garage for hay storage

Stepping off the deck to the gardens and the other 2 car garage for hay storage

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Melody working Lily in the outdoor arena

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Carriage home 4 garages underneath with pellet stove

Carriage home 4 garages underneath with pellet stove

 

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Walk way outside entrance master garden

Walk way outside entrance master garden

Home with large deck for entertaining

Home with large deck for entertaining

Entry way to the home and ktichen

Entry way to the home and ktichen

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Master garden

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Hubby Scott ensured the generator was wired to run the refrigerator, t.v,, computer, lights, propane fireplace(s) fan so we never suffered one second when the power went out. The living quarters above the carriage home has two professional series propane fireplaces with serious fans to blow the heat, much cheaper than electricity. The video camera’s we installed in the barns and around the house send an alert to our smart phone whenever anyone comes on the property, peace of mind. My horse and donkeys are part of our family so this was my solution to taking a vacation, cameras! When we left to Hawaii or out-of-state I never had to worry about the caretaker feeding our animals.  Each time the caretaker/house sitter came in I received a text with video so I could rest and know my animals were being taken care of. These video cameras are on our new farm too in Sequim, WA. It is much cheaper to pay a person to house sit and feed all of your animals than pay to stay at a boarding facility or doggie daycare and my animals were much more relaxed to stay home. Video surveillance provides me peace of mind to take a vacation and if I needed to run errands I always could check and see live how my equine were doing. When I planned the gardens and carved each one out I also placed each water faucet everywhere you need to water without hurting your back dragging a hose. If you do not want to maintain the perennials, lilacs, roses, rhodies, hydrangeas, peonies, and more you can hire a professional landscapers to manage for you as we did after the semi-truck accident.

Income Potential

The Trophy lane home is unique as it is permitted for four bedrooms and has all the plumbing installed for four bedrooms. Easily convert the first garage into a studio apartment and rent it out is one option.

Second option of income potential is; Boarding horses! If you do not want horses you can easily get boarders to pay you for the use of the pasture, stalls (two twelve by sixteen) with tall roofs to let the heat out and not worry about your beloved equestrian hitting his/her head on the roof or light socket. Covered space for grooming, saddling, farrier, dentist as electricity and water is all ready for grooming and vet at the stalls. Owning horses is a luxury item and so is having six garages and three fireplaces.

The Trophy lane equestrian farm is 100% private and gated so no one can come on your farm without your permission, a luxury item in these days of stress. The six garages are wonderful as you can purchase your hay once a year and store all your hay in a dry storage space without having to keep buying and introducing new hay to your horse. Additionally the carriage home has another space under the 1560 square foot deck to store things and a gravelled place to store a tall motor home or tall 5th wheel, this makes eight parking stalls.

Every window in the front of this carriage home has a view of your horses, donkeys or mules and your private arena built to never flood by Painted Valley, Poulsbo, WA with drains. I used this arena to jump and train and it was wonderful as I had total privacy.

Driveway to the farm for sale in Kingston, WA on five acres

Driveway to the farm for sale in Kingston, WA on five acres

Heating

Electric, propane fireplaces, radiant floor heating on a timer in the master on-suite with new tile and all new bathroom accessories. What more can you want?

Remodeled in 2013

New kitchen, stainless steel sink, Electrolux regrigerator, Elextrolux dishwasher, granite slabs, Jen-air professional series gas stove, oven, new porcelane tile floors. New carpet, gently used, New bathroom master, double sinks, glass beautiful door shower, radiant floor heat on timer and a phone in the master bath. Walk-in closet. Second bath, new cast iron tub, new vanities just like master, new toilets in both bathrooms, new procelean tile floors. All the doors are custom hand-stained and painted by a professional staining company. Anderson Windows in the kitchen and master bedroom. Slider to the deck from the master is setup for the hot-tub. Sorry I took my hot-tub as I need it. New water heater 2013 too!
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second living room, pine and 4 large windows along with another propane fireplace (no wood cutting)

second living room, pine and 4 large windows along with another propane fireplace (no wood cutting)

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master bathroom with heated tile floors on a timer

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door to master bathroom

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Entry way to the home and ktichen

Entry way to the home and kitchen

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covered area to work with the farrier, trimmer, vet or just groom and saddle faces the arena and paddock

covered area to work with the farrier, trimmer, vet or just groom and saddle faces the arena and paddock

Large deck stand and watch horses

Large deck stand and watch horses

Large deck in total privacy

Large deck in total privacy

 

Another 2 car garage for hay storage

Another 2 car garage for hay storage

Back side of the house, master garden

Back side of the house, master garden

Deck

Deck

2 car garage for hay storage

2 car garage for hay storage

Weeping honeysuckle plant

Weeping honeysuckle plant

Large deck

Large deck

Entry way to carriage home, STAIRS go to the right down to the 4 car garage

Entry way to carriage home, STAIRS go to the right down to the 4 car garage

Walk way outside entrance

Walk way outside entrance

walk way outside and the other 2 car garage for hay storage

walk way outside and the other 2 car garage for hay storage

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dining room table for 8

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large deck for entertaining

large deck for entertaining

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View

The Trophy lane home has a view out of every one of the large front windows and your 1560 square foot deck of your horse, outdoor arena, stalls and paddock not to mention the extensive gardens.

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Interested in purchasing this farm/home on five acres? Select Better Homes and Gardens for a private showing as this farm is still for sale.

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

Melody

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Need Help Training Your Donkey, Horse or Mule?

Need Help Training Your Donkey, Horse or Mule?

I am a world-wide virtual coach, consultant and trainer of you the owner of equine, my name is Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC

I train you to understand your donkey, horse or mules needs and stay in the leadership role with no abuse ever. I am passionate about helping you keep your dream of farm living and not sending your equine off to another home.

Issues I Can Fix

Donkey is angry will not come when called, violent towards you or another equine

Donkey will not let you put the halter on

Donkey is kicking when farrier comes and fighting

Donkey is too fat and getting abscesses, laminitis

Horse is violent, striking, attacking, cribbing, will not stand when boarding

I have to sedate my donkey to get the hooves trimmed

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After working with me you will be able to;

Call your donkey, horse or mule just like a dog and they will come running to catch you

Halter your equine with no resistance

Send into the stall, pasture or trailer, lower head to put halter on and load with no resistance and back out

Pick up all of the hooves with no halter on while standing on one side

Give medicine without a fuss

Take for a hike on a trail and let your donkey carry your lunch

Teach agility training just like a dog to your donkey

Ride your horse, donkey or mule. I teach you how to do safety checks before riding as long as the equine is old enough and big enough for your weight

Your donkey, horse or mule is now ready to learn how to pull a cart

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Ready to start working with me?

Select our store and pay for one lesson, five lessons or ten lessons via Key Bank, Virtual Merchant who manages credit cards world-wide.  I will send you a receipt after each lesson and I will keep track of how many lessons you have used. We Skype once a week and I give you detailed homework. I need a video of you doing your homework to help you be successful achieve your goals. I have trained 100’s of people from my computer to their computer all over the world from France, Norway, and all over the U.S.A. I am now working with a farm in Korea. :)

If you want to learn how to train using resistance free methods give the Donkey Whisperer a try. I will train you how to become the Donkey Whisperer for your farm. I look forward to helping you.

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

Melody

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Slippery Is The Slope: A Reader And I Debate The Ethics of Horseback Riding


Originally posted on Canadian Horse Defence Coalition's Blog:

A very thought-provoking exchange.

Slippery Is The Slope: A Reader And I Debate The Ethics of Horseback Riding

Posted on October 22, 2014 by heatherclemenceau

The cross country portion of the “triathlon” is the most extreme equestrian sport, pushing horses and riders often beyond their physical and mental limits. The cross country portion of the “triathlon” is the most extreme equestrian sport, pushing horses and riders often beyond their physical and mental limits.

Once in a while I get a response to a blog post that really merits its own stand-alone blog. Lauren sent me a response to my blog addressing the ethics of horseback riding, and while she doesn’t agree with my conclusion, I think she raises some interesting points and introduces several new arguments. So I wanted to present her post, which she took a lot of time to compose, along with my rebuttal arguments.

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The Rare Poitou Donkey

The Rare Poitou Donkey

Select Everything You Could Ever Want To Know About The Poitou Donkey

Select Poitou Donkey, Pacific Northwest

 “We recently brought home two donkeys with no papers one is named Oboe who we think is part Poitou donkey and the other is Tuba.  Not 100% sure if Oboe is indeed part Poitou unless we send in a hair sample to UC Davis to confirm,  for now I will just stick with thinking it! Oboe is very strong and has lot’s of the physical examples of the Poitou donkey except for the long, long hair. Thus why I think he is a part Poitou donkey. :)  Just look at his ears and body, he is one strong boy no matter we love him and this gives me the opportunity to share about this very rare breed.”

Oboe is on the left and Tuba the right. I am happy to share that both can now take a walk with me on the lead line around our twenty acre farm. Both can pick up their hooves without a lead line on and Oboe no longer requires sedation to get his hooves trimed.

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Need help with your donkey, horse or mule?

I am a world-wide coach for you the owner of equine. I teach you how to train your equine (donkey, horse or mule) and stay in the leadership role without physical abuse. Call me for a free meet and greet at (360) 620-5868 the best package deal is ten lessons for $350.00 at http://www.donkeywhisperer.com, I look forward to meeting you.

 

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

Melody

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Posted by on September 7, 2014 in 2014, animals, donkey, farm

 

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BLM horses unloading at Mexican slaughterhouse (Video)

BLM horses unloading at Mexican slaughterhouse (Video)

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Select (BLM) Wild Horses sent to slaughter in Mexico. Notice the horses with the brand on their neck. NO BLOOD SHOWN.

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Originally posted on TUESDAY'S HORSE:

ANIMALS’ ANGELS VIDEO

Please view on YouTube, “like” it (horrible choice we know) and comment so more people will see how America’s heritage is being butchered.

See also http://youtu.be/oYVvXmHd3so >>

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