Safe Plants for Donkeys

Safe Plants for Donkeys

Apples
Apples Photo: moderndogmagazine.com

It’s great to give donkeys access to a wide range of plants and herbs in addition to their main diet. It can have numerous health benefits and mirrors how they feed in the wild. Donkeys enjoy foraging and they are mostly pretty good at finding the nutrients they need.  Read more

What Treats Can I Give My Donkeys?

What Treats Can I Give My Donkeys?

donkey treats

“Spoil your donkey with love, not treats”, Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue, USA

It can be really hard not to overindulge your donkeys. When they look at you longingly with those big brown eyes and impossibly sweet faces, you just want to give them all the goodies their hearts desire… Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Donkey Trekking

A Beginner’s Guide to Donkey Trekking

Copain
Copain Donkey Trekking in Provence

Following my six-day trek with a donkey in Provence, southern France, this is my handy guide for donkey trekkers, including donkey care, handling, packing, weight limits and what to take… Read more

Lost In Provence: Diary of a Six Day Donkey Trek

Lost In Provence: Diary of a Six Day Donkey Trek

Towards Villes-sur-Auzon
Towards Villes-sur-Auzon

A six-day trek in Provence with a donkey

Isabelle leads us through a tiny courtyard and up a beautifully restored medieval staircase to a pretty twin room with a balcony overlooking the church and the street below. After a quick freshen up, we take our seats outside La Sarrasine in Villes-sur-Auzon. Read more

You Can Lean on Me: Shiatsu with your donkey

You Can Lean on Me: Shiatsu with your donkey

Shiatsu Anesse

The donkey stands perfectly still. His eyes are almost closed and his head is lowered. The only sound is the chirping of the birds. Estelle presses her hands gently against the donkey’s side and holds them there. At first, it appears that not much is happening but I just need to wind my clock down. We’re in donkey time now and this is Shiatsu. It looks to me like a match made in heaven…
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