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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
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
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 - 10:00am to 3:30pm. Sidmouth, Devon


Harness-maker Tucha and his children in Ethiopia

Making ends meet in Ethiopia

Like many people in their village, life was once a daily struggle for 42-year-old Tucha and his wife 37-year-old Yeshi Keskas as they...


Luck was with Adonis

The Donkey Sanctuary staff in Cyprus have known the owner of a pair of donkeys called Adonis and Athena for several years and visit each...

Toby with Walter

The Fiver Challenge

In June Toby took part in 'the fiver challenge' as part of maths week at school.

Dr Michela Minero

Understanding donkey milk farming

Donkey milk farming is a growing sector, especially in Eastern and Southern Europe where donkey milk is used as a cow’s milk substitute...

Donkey owner Babu Vite with his donkey branded with henna

Good marks for donkey owners in India

Dealing with the constant threat of thieves is a big headache for donkey owners working in brick kilns in Solapur, a district in the...

A donkey at Kikatiti market

Welfare not just a dream in Tanzania

Taking advantage of a rest from their toils, around 80 donkeys sleep under the hot afternoon sun in scrub land outside Kikatiti market,...