Pulling, carrying or riding, donkeys used for transport. Nowadays, the donkey is more and more use for teckking: he carries sadleback. Because he is smart and calm, Poitou donkey is a good choice.
The donkey has to learn to cary saddlepack on his back and to walk together with man.
The eduction usally begin by accustom donkey to harness, then pulling something lighty heavy (often a tyre)
Donkey can carry light piece of wood, light plough,…
Pulling a carriage
Every year in France, there are many working donkey competition with the three tests
Display and model
Gone up in the horse trailer
|Course of obstacles|
|Course in long reins and pulling a traineau|
Illustration with Umour du Breuil pulling a carriage :