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Good Homes Wanted for Donkeys
The RSPCA has several donkeys looking for caring new homes
A message from the Secretary
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Dental disease is second only to hoof problems as the most common medical condition of the donkey
Gemma Lily the dental technician from the Donkey Sanctuary has prepared an excellent article for the website. In the Spring we hope to set up a blog so you will be able to ask her questions
Donkey Agility at Clovelly
Report from Briony Wild
Six donkeys attended a very successful South West Donkey agility Day at Clovelly . We were very lucky to have Vanessa Bee from the Horse Agility Club to teach us . The donkeys and owners really enjoyed themselves . Agility is something donkeys can do very well as they respond better to being "asked "and not forced In the morning we all had chance to try all the equipment with Vanessa's help . After lunch we had a competition for us all . All the equipment is simple and easy to make at home so hopefully we will see more donkeys entering competitions We must thank Sue and Bart from Clovelly for organising it all for us and Vanessa for her brilliant teaching . Here in the South West it is something we will be doing again. Perhaps a competition between Regions ?? Lets get more donkeys out there doing Agility
2014 Chamionship Show
An open letter from our Chairman
There has been much exchange of views as to the location and programme for the 2014 show, some positive, some most definitely not; so it is my intention that this puts into perspective what has been planned and why…………….
LAMB HILL SHOW 2014
This year’s Lamb Hill Show was a great success with good entries in spite of the
weather leading up to show day.
We had the added attraction this by having a mule class which was well supported. Our winning mule having travelled all the way from Dumfries to be there.
See more photos on the Show Gallery Page.
Donkey Packing in the Pennines..
Carol Limmer and Olwen Brown have been on their travels again with their donkeys
Echo and Colin.
This year 3 days on the old packhorse trails between Burnley and Hebden Bridge. We packed just under 30 miles over some quite desolate and challenging terrain. Stunning views but definitely a trip to undertake only in the summer months.
I know that we talk about Christmas earlier every year so this must seem ridiculous.
But there is a reason
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