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Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

23 May 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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This one day training course combines the latest knowledge about caring for donkeys with practical hands on experience.

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The Donkey Sanctuary, Newton Farm, Flagg, Buxton, SK17 9QQ.

The day will help you decide if donkeys are suitable for your home and what to expect when they arrive and to feel more confident about looking after and handling your donkeys.

Donkeys are not small horses with big ears so even if you have owned horses for 20 years there is so much to learn about the differences between caring for donkeys and horses that attending a course is always an eye-opener.

This course is a great introduction to the wonderful world of donkeys.

The course will cover:

  • Stable and pasture management
  • Signs of ill health
  • Feeding
  • Grooming
  • Handling

This course is a minimum requirement for anyone wishing to foster donkeys from The Donkey Sanctuary.

If you wish to book on a training course, please use our online booking form.