Briony and Croquette enjoying the sun in the doorway of the stable. Donkeys need
permanent access to good shelter in Winter and Summer.
Briony giving Tiebel a good brush. Donkeys generally enjoy this and you may even
get a kiss for your trouble. However.....
Do not be surprised if your donkey heads for the nearest piece of dusty ground and
has a good roll, undoing all your hard work! Rolling is a natural behaviour which
is partly territorial and partly "having a good back scratch". Watch for excessive
rolling as this maybe an indication of a skin irritation or something more serious
e.g. colic and should be investigated further.
Tiebel and Croquette nibbling the bark from some recently cut branches. Again this
is quite normal for donkeys and helps keep them occupied when there is little grazing
Tiebel being nosey as usual. A happy healthy donkey will generally look alert and
be interested in any "activity" nearby.
This page shows a few pictures of the day to day activities with Croquette and her