The packsaddles were formerly used for transporting
milk from the farms but are now a part of the folklore. They were
created another packsaddle at the end of the 20th century: The
Notice the packsaddle is not directly on the animal,
there is always a thick saddle blanket between the packsaddle and
the donkey's back for its comfort and to avoid wounding it.
If you make many excursions, it would be better to
provide a strong saddlebag which will adapt well on the packsaddle.
Then, you will have more storage and the loads will be easier to
We will see everything about the excursion in the
training in Asinerie du Bocage, so:
- " the preparation of the donkey before the excursions
- " how to pack your donkey
- " the girthing of the packsaddle
- " the essential equipment
- " the pharmacy for the donkey and the hiker
- " the highway code
Some people rent donkeys for the first time for a day or more,
if this is the case, it is advisable to accompany them to lend support.