“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”

Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution

Personal Training At Its Best

Anyone who has ever been on a weight loss program knows...
that an essential part of the program is exercise.

It is almost impossible to lose weight without increasing your level of exercise.

Exercise boosts your metabolism...
helping to burn those calories more efficiently.

Sometimes, however, it is difficult to motivate oneself towards making the exercise commitment.
This is where a personal trainer can make all of the difference!

Here on the farm we have our own personal trainer.

Her favorite game of all is "catch me if you can"...
and the equines are always more than happy to participate.
The donkeys call this game "stomp the would-be-predator".

Annie crouches down on her front legs and barks and off they all go running and chasing.
With most dogs I would worry about the safety of the dog,
but with Annie... no worries.
She is the most agile, athletic dog I have ever met.
She runs and spins and turns on a dime...
and never ever gets caught.

She challenges the donkeys and they seem to love the challenge.
And the calories melt away... in fun!

The donkey weight loss program is going very well.
I have noticed a big difference around their waistlines and hips.
The crests of their necks are...

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