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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The Path of True Love: Donkey Trekking in Italy

The Path of True Love: Donkey Trekking in Italy

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Janna with her donkey Angelina

Walking with donkeys is all about enjoying the journey. Tranquil country trails, rustic, home-cooked food, rich landscapes and magnificent views. But it’s a beguiling long-eared friend, with a soft muzzle and big brown eyes, that will really steal your heart…

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Donkey Check-Ups!

Donkey Check-Ups!

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Mark Kerr, Donkey Welfare Adviser for The Donkey Sanctuary

Donkey Home Visit with Mark Kerr, Donkey Welfare Adviser 

It’s February and there’s a gale blowing. I pass a fallen tree on the way. I’m meeting Mark at a garden centre in Horsham, West Sussex. We’ve managed to pick the day of Storm Doris. We navigate rows of plant pots and brightly coloured flowers and take refuge in the café. Read more