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Donkey 'turnout'

Donkey Week 2015

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 12 May 2015 - 4:00pm. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 - 10:00am to 3:30pm. Sidmouth, Devon
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 - 10:30am to 4:00pm. Derbyshire Centre, Buxton
Sidmouth Saturday Club

Sidmouth Saturday Club

Saturday, 9 May 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm. Slade Centre, The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NU
Meet donkeys at Leeds Spring Fair

Leeds Spring Fair

Saturday, 9 May 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm. Swan Lane, Off Blackhill Lane, Eccup, Leeds LS16 8AZ
Bake it for Donkeys

Ivybridge "Bake it for Donkeys"

Saturday, 9 May 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm. Filham Park, Godwell Lane, Ivybridge, Devon PL21 0LE


Jello the mule

Pancho's heavy load

The rain had finally eased and given way to a warm but cloudy day.

Bombero Burro and Pedro

Bombero Burro – The firefighting donkey!

When we arrived in Mexico, Mariano had warned us that we were in the rainy season, however this had been working out for us very well....

Maria with her donkey Panchita

Women paving the way for donkey welfare

Following on from hearing all about the issues with working donkeys in Veracruz’s busy urban areas, the team took us out to meet two...

Jenna and Emma with the Vera Cruz university students at The Donkey Sanctuary Mexico

Supporting donkeys in the modern world

We arrived in Veracruz to unbearable heat and humidity, which led to a very restless night’s sleep.

El Palomo having his hooves trimmed

Building a brighter tomorrow

This afternoon, after we had finished our class with the vet students, we visited a local family who Mauro has been working with twice a...

Mauro demonstrating handling techniques to a group of vet students

Teach, Listen, Learn

Today we visited the village called Galena in Mexico with a group of second-year vet students and their lecturer.