Equines: Horses and Donkeys

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How Do Donkeys Show Affection: Understanding Donkey Behavior

  Long-time donkey owners understand how affectionate donkeys can be. But unless you’ve spent a decent amount of time observing and interacting with them, donkeys appear to be stoic, aloof creatures. And even affectionate donkeys take time to develop their attachment and trust in humans. How do donkeys show affection? Like their wild ancestors, donkeys’

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How Much Weight Can a Horse Pull Safely and Regularly?

  For thousands of years, horses have pulled heavy loads. Historically, horses hauled artillery wagons, survival supplies and carried military riders into battle. In the 1800s, horses pulled plows, transported goods from one town to another, and were valuable burdens for various manufacturing processes. Today, many draft horses still work on farms, compete in pulling

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How To Make a Firebreak to Protect Your Farm Animals, House

  There can be nothing worse than seeing black smoke rising on the horizon as a wildfire speeds toward your homestead, ranch, or smallholding. It’s a completely terrifying situation and you can’t always depend on public agencies to save your property or your animals.  How you can protect your home and property from wildfires: Ensure

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