Donkeys do not have a horse head. Flat halters are made to fit a horse or a pony. The Donkey Whisperer Farm ® soft yacht rope halter is made to fit the donkey. Most photos we see with a donkey wearing a flat halter is a really bad fit. Donkeys naturally push into pressure. The Donkey Whisperer Farm ® helps the donkey learn to feel the pressure points and release to pressure. Donkey 101 & 102 Video On Demand Train the Owner to Train the Donkey. I hope this helps.Just curious...Why do donkeys need special halters?