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Miniature Donkey Breeders

             EST: 2001


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 Dedicated to the People

Who love and Raise the Miniature Donkey !

You will find scheduled events, shows, and newsletters.

 Please feel free to contact us with questions etc.

You are welcome to attend meetings or any of the events.


Donkey Wefare Symposium

I want to encourage all of you to attend the

Donkey Welfare Symposium

At UC Davis

in Davis CA on November 3,4,5.

Some of our members have attended them before and have  thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

go to registration to buy your tickets.

Breakfast, Lunch and one dinner are included in your ticket price, but you have to pay $20 for the Dinner on Saturday night if you want to attend.

We bought our tickets for the symposium already and for the dinner on Saturday.

Let us Know if you are going to attend,

Jack and Gail


See Meeting Schedule Page for more info on meetings

Miniature Donkey Show for 2018
There is talk of a mini donkey show for 2018 in Yreka CA. But before it will be planned, we need to have a donkey entry count. Also if you would like to volunteer to help with the show.
 So please let us know if you would be interested in showing your donkeys Or Volunteering.
This will not happen if there is no interest shown.

August 2017 update-- No interest was shown so there will be no Show in 2018

Club Play day and Clinic--- Cheryl Austins Ranch--

This Play Day and Clinic has been canceled due to The weather and no RSVPs

It will be resceduled in the fall when it is cooler.

Austin's Miniature Longears
Cheryl Austin
Phone 530 347-4457
17100 Austin Lane, Cottonwood, CA 96022

Saturday--Driving clinic for those who want to learn about donkey driving

Sunday--Clinic with demos on micro-chipping, Vaccinations, Hoof trimming, Worming, grooming, feeding etc

If you would like to do a demo please contact Cheryl

BBQ will be provided---please bring a potluck dish.

For more information--contact Cheryl

Bring your donkeys friends and your donkeys. Please contact Cheryl for stall availability

Please RSVP

The donkey world has lost three of its best.

Leo Murrer

Passed away on May 12, 2016

He was a long time Miniature Donkey Friend, who raised, showed and loved the mini donkey.

We all can remember how well he did in the show ring and how very many trophys he had won.

He was a true gentleman.

He was a trusted and beloved friend to all who knew him and was always there to help anyone who wanted to learn how to drive, show, raise and care for mini donkeys.

He will be truly missed amongst his friends and family

Funeral service will be on May 26, 2016 at 11:30

At The Elks Lodge

355 Gilmore Rd, Red Bluff, CA 96080

There will be a speaker, plus time for those who want to share a memory or thought, and time to eat and visit.

Just time to remember our friend Leo


Carole Murrer asks that people please refrain from contacting her at this time, She will not be accepting any calls.


rich austins obit



He lived, he loved, he laughed, and he cared. If you were his friend, you were his friend for life. He treasured his family. He took care of all he loved. His magnetic personality was felt by everyone around him.  He enjoyed his hobbies, especially the Miniature Donkeys.  He cherished the family events and holiday get togethers. Richard loved my dad Bob, who passed away three years ago. They were the best of friends. Dad said Richard was the son he never had and Richard said Bob was the father he never had. They are both in Heaven reunited with our special dog Rosie. I miss him every day, every hour of the day. We had time to say the things we wanted to say and spend time with our family. He told me the donkey shows must go on. He would like to see us Host a National Show in Red Bluff. He doesn’t want me to quit because he won’t be there in person, but believe me, he will be with us in spirit!

He loved the donkeys and all our friends, our children and our 5 grandchildren. He was a fun, loving, honest man with a big heart and took no bull from anyone. Thank you all for the beautiful words of comfort and great stories about Richard. His wishes are for us to smile and cherish the great memories we had together. He did not want to say good-bye with a service. Keep his Spirit alive with the stories of the good times we had.







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