As of today the DonkeyTrek website has been updated! Finally! Took us long enough. That being said, it’s been a long year already, what with moving and starting our lives again in a new place. We decided to not do any actual trekking this year, due to having new jobs and settling into our new … More New and Improved
One of my best equine mentors is a woman named Lynne Howarth. She was my boss and the executive director of Medicine Horse Center. She was an amazing example to me for five years of my equine career in Therapeutic Horsemanship. Lynne taught me many valuable lessons, some intentional, some not. One of the most … More Stewardship of Equines
DonkeyTrek and it’s donkeys are featured in a recently published book! Donna Campbell Smith’s new book “The Book of Donkeys” has been taking the donkey world by storm. It is available on Amazon.com. We are really honored to be involved in this wonderful book and to have a photo of Wolf, Raymond, and Darlin in … More In a Book!
We have some good news to share out here at Wise Ass Acres. Not only are Pippa and Raymond doing great under saddle, but we have a new rescue donkey! Pippa is working on her walk/trot transitions under saddle: And Raymond has had his fourth ride so far. He is being such a good boy! … More New beginnings!
Big News!!! Wise Ass Acres, the home of DonkeyTrek, has moved!!! We are now located in Northern Colorado, near the Wyoming border.We relocated due to family illness, so that Rachel could be closer to her father. The DonkeyTrek donkeys have all made it safely up to their new home, and have settled in over the … More Spring has sprung!
As of now, DonkeyTrek is suspended indefinitely. We started out again, but our donkeys were attacked by a pittbull while they were penned up for the night. They both almost got disemboweled, as well as had multiple lacerations around their tendons and joints of their legs and muzzles. Fortunately, they seem to be getting better … More DonkeyTrek Suspended
Darlin hoping we get back on the road next week!!! Charlie from inside the Eureka Tent—-aptly named as you cry Eureka! when you get it assembled. Donkeys meeting Skillet the goat! Larry and Raymond sharing a hug: Wolf and the donks: Rachel and Darlin: At the bottom of the canyon near the river: Taking a … More Photos from the previous week of DonkeyTrek!