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Sidmouth Donkey Grooming

Donkey Grooming

Saturday, 25 July 2015 - 10:30am to Friday, 4 September 2015 - 2:30pm. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Saturday, 1 August 2015 - 10:30am to 4:00pm. Horsham, West Sussex
Derbyshire Open Day

Derbyshire Open Day

Sunday, 2 August 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm. Ashbourne Road, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9QQ

Leeds Summer Holiday Club Rides

Monday, 3 August 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Swan Lane, Eccup, Leeds, LS16 8AZ
Sidmouth Drop In Day

Sidmouth Drop In Day

Tuesday, 4 August 2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm. Slade Centre, The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NU

Manchester I Love Donkey Session

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm. Green Fold, Abbey Hey, Manchester M18 8RJ


Ball shoes and donkey hoofs

Early Bird Tickets Now Available For Leeds Pumpkin Ball

The Donkey Sanctuary is hosting a fundraising gala ball at the Leeds Marriot on Saturday 31 October to help support The Donkey Sanctuary...

Bartley and Aidan

Bath time in Devon

Meet Bartley who recently joined Aidan at his new home in Devon.

Dillon and Gilbert smelling the roses

A wonderful new home

Dillon and Gilbert arrived in their gorgeous new home last Monday and have very much made themselves at home!

Adopt a donkey - Gareth

Our adoption family is growing! Say hello to Ruby, Gareth and Ashley

Over the past week we’ve been itching to tell you the news, and now we can. We have three gorgeous new donkeys just waiting to be...

Bart and Penny donkey driving

To work or not to work?

There are divided opinions on whether donkeys should be working in any capacity in this country and certainly working donkeys overseas...

London Marathon 2015 runner

Get active

Whether it’s a marathon, a skydive, an abseil or a fun run, there's an event to suit everyone. Find your own event or join one of ours...