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What If?

Dear Friends of the Donkey Whisperer Farm,


Have you ever had a dream, goal or deep Passion and then your mind says I can’t do that? What if?

This is what I say you do!

  1. Pray for wisdom and guidance.

  2. Write down your Action Plan Now.

  3. Do your homework (get a mentor/coach) on how to achieve your goal.

  4. Expect to wait as delays are for everyone, think about the goal not the bad stuff over and over.

  5. Never Give Up!


    REMINDS YOU EVERY DAY OF YOUR DREAM. When I was in physical therapy for three years I wore my horse riding gloves to lift weights. Why? I could see myself well enough to ride again even when I could not lift a one pound weight.




After surviving a life changing motor vehicle accident leaving me disabled for life, select GOD CREATED A MIRACLE FOR ME, I have learned life is short and fragile. Every minute, hour and day is important as we will never be here again, Never!!!!

Change is scary

Yes of course it is, and life has a way of making us wait for our dreams longer than we would like. Still do nothing and get nothing, move towards your dreams and goals and you will land someplace close.

Remember only you can make yourself happy, not your family. Only you can take a step towards your dreams and goals. We were created to Never Settle. Please Never Settle, Never Give Up. God Created His Children To Be Warriors.


When I was in the Emergency Room (Critical Care Intensive Care) I remember the lead surgeon telling me. “You are going to be ok, Melody”  I said why? He said because you are a fighter you are not whiner. We can tell in thirty minutes when trauma hits who is a fighter and who is a whiner. I will never forget his words. GOD made me to be a warrior and I pray he made you to be one too. Remember you are not a victim if you choose to be a victor and learn from the past. Move into the present and stay in the present. Enjoy every moment in life, squeeze the great stuff in life out and focus on the good stuff. Bad things happen to good people, this is a fact. The difference between a person who never gives up is they have faith and courage to change.

Life is full of changes and never forget nothing, I mean nothing stays the same. Life is like four seasons in our world. Spring, new beginnings, Summer, fun, fall, cool and time to slow down reflect and finally winter. Plan for Spring and a new beginning!

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

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC



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

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC



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Don’t Try To Win Over The Hater’s! SMILE

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Rocket Man mini age 21 where is my dinner hurry!

Rocket Man mini age 21 where is my dinner hurry!

Roy our new mini age 5, Amazing jumper

Roy our new mini age 5, Amazing jumper

Minis coming in out of the wind

Minis coming in out of the wind

Miss Trophy saddlebred mare in training age 7

Miss Trophy saddlebred mare in training age 7


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

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC



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Don’t Give Up


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Two Years In The Making Of Our Farm


Thank you for supporting our blog and our farm!

My husband of twenty-three years and I made a life change after the semi-truck accident left me with a life-long physical disability Select GOD CREATED A MIRACLE FOR ME to read all about it. My physical therapy is our farm now in lieu of a gym as I must keep moving in order to stay out of a wheel chair. 20150301_140938

August of 2013 my hubby and I purchased twenty acres in Sequim, WA with nothing on it.  We have owned our land for two years now, thank you Jesus!

Living in a small space is extremely wonderful in so many ways, takes five minutes when we clean together including the toilet. :) We are enjoying our life 100%, squeezing everything out of it that we can.


Life is short and precious and we never know when our time is up.  Any form of trauma will change each person and relationship forever. Before the semi-truck accident I was athletic, physically active and now I still do my best to stay active but my body wears out with pain. My feet continue to go numb, rib spasms still occur and back and hip pain is non-stop. Pain is something I have learned to live with and I balance this pain with the enjoyment of my husband and all the animals on the farm.

I pray that my transparent life story helps you enjoy your life. Never give up and trust Jesus Christ for all things. I am nothing without GOD. Please understand I did not believe in GOD until I was in my forties. After I accepted Jesus into my life I have never been the same. GOD truly loves each and every one of his children. I pray you find the peace, joy and happiness in life that only you can find. Each of us has a purpose. Each of us was created to share, and love one another. I pray for peace for each and every one of you along with health and laughter.

GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged! Melody & Scott Johnson

Projects Completed:

Double fenced our farm as we have three highways very close to our farm in Sequim, WA.

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Farm plan to keep our farm running clean and effective (mud and bug free), recycling poop to go on the hay field


Video camera survellance



Round pen

Outdoor Arena

Donated two years in a row high sugar hay (one day we will grow low sugar hay)

High speed internet



Septic tank for our future home and our fifth wheel

Well house with a weather station

Future Projects:

Build our last home as we are in our mid-fifties now

Build our shop for the farm equipment as we will grow weed free 100% orchard hay

Construction of irrigation for the twenty acre farm to grow hay, food and more

Plant a garden for food

Start classes on the farm to teach my world-wide students in person and bring in experts in cart pulling and more

Make a training DVD series for you to train your donkey

Finish my educational book and find a publisher

Having faith in Jesus Christ is number one when working on our dream of the creation of the Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC.  Without GOD in our life this would be impossible! Owning a farm is hard work, very little money comes into a farm when starting out. We pray every day GOD will bless us and make the Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC grow and prosper.



If you have supported our farm and what we do to educate the owner of donkeys, horses and mules on the diet, hoof care, training without abuse. I would personally like to say thank you!

We are now selling my training, coaching and consulting worldwide. Artwork (ON DONKEY TIME) Donkey rope halters,  lead line, brass snap, leather end, made out of yacht rope in the U.S.A. each is hand-made to fit your mini, standard and Mammoth donkey.

If you would like to purchase a gift for a family member or purchase something for yourself select OUR STORE




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Rocket Man mini age 21 where is my dinner hurry!

Rocket Man mini age 21 where is my dinner hurry!

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Minis coming in out of the wind

Minis coming in out of the wind






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

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC



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When Jesus says no…

Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC:

When one door closes you can count on GOD to Open a Better Door!

Originally posted on Ordinary Girl after God's heart:

Have you ever been in a situation where you’ve prayed on your knees. You know the prayers where the carpet permanently imprints your skin. I’ve been there!!! I’ve cried out with my face to the floor, begging God to bless me with the healing, the job, the miracle. Praying without ceasing only to receive his answer… NO!
The “no” hits your soul like a crane busting down a brick wall. Leaving us walking on a path we can’t recognize.
The thoughts start to flood your mind… “Why am I here? What did I do wrong?”
But, we MUST believe the gospel of Jesus Christ. Our understanding and our ways are not like his. He knows what is best for us!! We have to STOP banging on the door that he has locked and thrown away the key. Romans 5:3-5 says “And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also:…

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Never Give Up




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

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC



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