Donkeys and mules are versatile equines, much as horses are.
Riding, driving, barrel racing, show-jumping... Their talents are almost endless!
If you click on the "post card" from WWI on the right side of this page you will see yet another example of this diversity.
22 April update
Don't forget Mane Event this weekend!!
Click this thumbnail to see the full poster of what is happening there!!
Also, information about a two day driving clinic being organized for May 28 & 29 has been added to the events page.
23 March update
New information is now available regarding the classes to be held at the Alberta Longears Show In particular information useful to preparation for the donkey classes
13 March change
Tindell clinic posters are available for members to print out and take to their local outlets. Lakedell riding, Lakedell colt starting, Eagle Hill, Cochrane, Claresholm/Oxley Ranch, and Beaverlodge.
The Long Ears Days event will be moving
to Eagle Hill
the second weekend of August. Check out the link to Long Ears Days and look for the new link to miniture donkey driving patterns.
Tindell clinics update as of 30 January
The most recent information regarding Tindell Clinics and Directions is this document. This is a link to the current schedule of clinics Finally this is Jerry's website if you wish to know more about Jerry Tindell or more about his program and the place that payments must be made.
The club has set some rules/guidelines regarding participation in events in which you identify you and your animal with the ADMC. They can be viewed in this document also some comments about participating at HORSE shows can be reviewed with this
The club continues to highlight a resource file that was been added for donkey owners to review with their farriers. Check
out the donkey hoof care
This site has lots (couldn't come up with a better word; plethora sounds to highbrow!) of good information and contains most of what you need to come out and enjoy your time with donkeys and mules. Learn about donkey and mule terms, events, resources... we even point you to breeders so you can enjoy your very own donkey or mule!
Look around the site, enjoy the pictures and decide if donkeys and mules are for you. ...Or, if you already know these special equines have a place in your heart - no need to own one to start having fun! Join the Alberta Donkey and Mule Club now!