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Donkeys Available for Adoption

BamBam

Age: 9 years

Sex: Gelding

Age:   9

Gender:  gelding

Burro Buddy:   Coach

BamBam is a really well put together, strong, healthy 9-year-old gelding donkey. He is medium brown in color.

BamBam does very well with other non-aggressive male donkeys and adores female donkeys. BamBam has previously lived with horses and other livestock but at this time insists on having at least one burro buddy in his herd.

BamBam is up to date on all farrier, dental and medical needs. He halters, leads and loads in a trailer.

BamBam  had dental surgery to repair a molar problem he had for years before we rescued him.  He is now fully recovered.

Coach

Age: 15 years

Gender: Gelding

Burro Buddy:   BamBam

Coach is a medium grey standard gelding donkey standing 49 inches.

Coach suffered prior abuse the nature of which we will never know. He was eventually rescued as part of a large scale horse seizure. To this day, he is still shy and worried about being abused. But he is curious, eats from our hands, halters, leads, loads and stands for the farrier.

Coach loves both jennets and john donkeys equally.

Longhopes has provided Coach full dental, medical, and farrier services in addition to many hours of training.

This donkey is looking for a permanent safe home with another donkey of similar age. He bonds up quickly so he’d do well with a lonely donkey.

He is not suitable for hiking, riding or driving due to his fear issues.

Dominic

Age: 3 years

Sex: Gelding

Burro Buddy: Kipling

Dominic is a solid dark brown standard, gelding donkey. His coloring makes him very handsome.

Dominic arrived with no skills but now halters, leads, loads and stands for the farrier.

He is becoming increasingly affectionate and is very curious about people.

Longhopes neutered Dominic and has provided him with medical and farrier care. He has also received many hours of training.

Dominic is very bonded to Kipling and refuses to be separated from him. Kipling is a good, mature influence. They must be adopted together.

Both donkeys have begun packing lessons and would be a good pair for hiking.

This is a very healthy young donkey who has unlimited potential.

Kipling

Age: 8 years

Sex: Gelding

Burro Buddy: Dominic

Kipling is a handsome light grey standard gelding.

He arrived at Longhopes with very long hooves from severe neglect, but Kipling recovered remarkably fast with corrective hoof care.

Longhopes has provided Kipling with full dental and medical care. He has been involved in many hours of training and handling to prepare him for a new home.

This is a calm and affectionate donkey with good manners. He halters, leads, loads and stands for the farrier.

Kipling is bonded to 3-year-old Dominic. These geldings do everything together. Both donkeys have started packing lessons and would be good together as packing donkeys.

Kipling is perfect for the  beginning donkey owner.

Hollyn

Age: 7 years

Sex: Jennet

Burro Buddy: Serenity

Hollyn is a 7-year-old standard jennet. She is a gray and white paint color. She is very healthy.

Hollyn arrived with a jennet foal who has since been weaned and adopted to a new home.

Hollyn is now burro buddies with her older jennet foal, Serenity, who is 5 years old. This pair cannot be separated.

Serenity is extremely affectionate, and she convinces Hollyn to trust people too.

This is a pair of donkeys for the beginning donkey owner.

Hollyn halters, leads by following Serenity, and stands for hoof trimming.

They don’t need any other animals but might be able to guard small livestrock.

Longhopes has provided this donkey with full dental, mental, and farrier services. She has also received many hours of training.

Serenity

Age: 5 years

Sex: Jennet

Burro Buddy: Hollyn

Serenity is a 5 year old grey and white paint jennet. She looks just like her mother, Hollyn, except that Serenity’s ears are short due to frost bite or malicious injury. But don’t worry, she hears just fine and is still all donkey.

Serenity and Hollyn are very bonded and must be adopted together.

Serenity is the sweetest donkey ever, and is good with kids. She is more trusting than her mother, but can convince Hollyn to follow her lead.

Longhopes has provided both donkeys with full dental, mental and farrier services. Both donkeys have received hours of training and handling at Longhopes to prepare them for a loving new family.

Serenity has great  skills for haltering, leading and standing for the farrier and trailer loading. She is perfect for the first time donkey owner.

Serenity and Hollyn are a closed unit. They don’t need any other animals around them but might be good with small livestock.

Iriquois

Age: 5 years

Sex: Jennet

Burro Buddy:   Butler

Iriquois is a 5-year-old standard jennet. This is a stunning red roan standard jennet who was part of the herd rescued by Longhopes from the Spirit of the Hills Sanctuary.

She is curious about people and interested in everything humans do. She is smart and her full potential is not known.

Iriquois would do well with another donkey of similar age and health.

Longhopes has provided Iriquois with full dental, medical and farrier services. Iriquois has also received many hours of training and handling to prepare her for a new home. This donkey has begun packing lessons.

Iriquois halters, leads, loads and stands for hoof trimming.

She likes horses and would do well with Butler as herd protectors for horses.

Butler

Age: 9 years

Sex: Gelding

Burro Buddy:   Iriquois

Butler is a mild-mannered red roan standard gelding. He prefers the company of jennets rather than  geldings that want to play all the time. Butler halters, leads, loads and stands for hoof trimming. He is up to date with all vaccinations, deworming, farrier and dental care.

This donkey is gentle and good with people.

Butler has an old tendon injury to  his left front leg. He gets around just fine but would not likely be suitable for packing or other activities that would stress that leg.

He likes horses.  He and Iriquois would do well within a herd of horses to protect them.

Pacino

Age: 2.5

Sex: Gelding

Burro Buddy:  Milton or Archie?

This is a 32 inch tall, grey miniature gelding.

He has been gelded and afforded medical and farrier care at Longhopes.

He is becoming very affectionate and he is very quickly gaining good skills at haltering, leading and hoof care.

This is a cute, small, gentle, quiet miniature donkey that would be great for a family with small children.

Abbott

Age:  3.5 years

Gender:  gelding

Burro Buddy:  Costello?

This is 33 inch tall grey miniature donkey.

He has been provided medical and farrier services at Longhopes.

He is becoming very affectionate.  He is quiet and gentle.

His skills at haltering, leading and hoof care are rapidly improving.

This is a really nice miniature for a family.

Shrek

Age: 10 years

Sex: Gelding

Burro Buddy:   Cosmo

Shrek  is a medium brown standard donkey. He is not as mature or confident as his age would suggest.

Shrek has all basic skills on haltering, leading, loading and standing for the farrier but he is not for the first time donkey owner.

Shrek could live with either a jennet or gelding that has a calm personality.

Longhopes has provided Shrek with medical, dental and farrier care. He has also received hours of training to  prepare him for adoption.

Aston

Age:  2 years

Sex: Gelding

Burro Buddy:  Newton

This is a young gelded male donkey.  He is extremely affectionate and personable.  He is also good with kids.  He is smart and has great potential.

This donkeys is up to date on all dental, vaccinations and deworming.

He and Newton also like horses and would fit in well with a single or herd of horses.

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Rooney

Age:  22 years

Sex: Gelding

Burro Buddy:   Any nice jennet

This adorable small standard/oversized miniature donkey has loads of personality.   He is blind in his right eye from an old traumatic injury.  But that doesn’t slow him down much.   He acts younger than his years and can keep up with the best of them.

Rooney is looking for a home with another donkey of similar age, temperament and energy level.

He is very good with people and easy to handle.  He halters, leads, loads and stands calmly for farrier work.   He adores extra attention and grooming.

Rooney is up to date on all dental, farrier, vaccinations and deworming.

This guy wants to be a companion animal family member.   Don’t worry about his age, he has many great years ahead of him.

Cosmo

Age:  3.5 years

Sex: Gelding    (recently neutered)

Burro Buddy:  Shrek

This 48 inch stall standard spotted  gelding donkey.   He is a new arrival to Longhopes and is still lean at 391 pounds from prior starvation.    He is friendly, and has great potential.  He halters, leads and stands for the farrier.   He is up to date with farrier work, vaccinations and deworming.

This donkey would do best with another young gelding donkey of similar size and energy while being trained for an activity.

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Mila

Age:  1 year

Sex:  Jennet

Burro Buddy:   Maggie

This is a petite yearling, black jennet. She currently stands at 40 inches and weighs 227 pounds. She has a lot more growing to do but lacking a prior history we do not know what her full size will be. Mila is a new arrival from Texas.

Mila is immature and has a lot to learn about the world. But she is a quick learner and will be a great, bonded family pet to the right home.

Mila loves to play with other young jennets and would do best with another young donkey.

Mila is up to date on all vaccinations, deworming and farrier care.

Both Mila and Maggie likes horses.  They would be perfect to keep a lonely horse company.

Maud-special needs, REDUCED Adoption fee

Age:  7                 SEEKING FOSTER HOME

Sex:  Jennet

This is a spotted (more white than grey spots) standard jennet at 48 inches.  She is tough as nails.   She has been with horses.

She has sensitive skin around her eyes and needs a home that will be sure she wears a flymask to protect her from the sun.

This donkey halters and leads.

She is up to date with all medical, dental and farrier care.

Newton

Age:  8

Sex: Gelding

Burro Buddy:   Aston

Newton is a handsome spotted oversized miniature donkey (or small standard) at 37.5 inches tall.  He is more white than spotted.   He is in very good shape.

This little donkey has sensitive skin around his eyes and needs a home that will have him wear a flymask to protect his eyes from the sun.  He is good about wearing it when offered.

Newton is up to date on all medical, dental and farrier needs.

He halters, leads and stands well for the farrier.  He is calm, quiet and well mannered.

Both Newton and Aston are good with horses.  Newton is particularly interested in  horses. They would be perfect to join a lonely horse and become the new herd members.

Cruiser

Age:  14

Sex: gelding

Burro buddy:  Schroeder

This dark brown miniature mule/hinny stands 40 inches tall and weighs 370 lbs.  He is an easier keeper on grass hay and must have limits on his access to spring grass.

Cruiser is very bonded to miniature donkey-Schroeder and the two cannot be separated but they both like horses so they would be perfect to become the new herd for a lonely horse.  They could stay home and protect the paddock when the horse is taken riding.

Both Cruiser and Schroeder are submissive so they cannot be in a herd where they will have to compete for food or barn space.

Cruiser is up to date on all medical, dental and farrier needs.

Schroeder-special needs

REDUCED FEE

Age: 19

Sex: Gelding

Burro buddy:  Cruiser

This adorable, small, grey  miniature donkey stands 34 inches tall and weighs 275 lbs.   He is very affectionate, easy going and good with kids.

This donkey is up to date on all medical, dental and farrier needs.   However, he has an old right front shoulder dislocation that causes a gait change.  He manages very well with one monthly arthritis injection at a cost of approximately $25.

Schroeder and Cruiser and a bonded pair and cannot be separated.  They are very dependent on each other but both like horses and would be the perfect, small, easy to handle equines to adopt to be with a lonely horse who needed safe, gentle new herd members.  Both are timid and will not compete for food or barn space.

Kaboodle

Age:  11

Sex: Gelding

Burro buddy:  Kit

This is a 36.5 inch white gelding donkey.    He has been recently neutered .  Longhopes has also provided him with dental care, vaccinations, deworming and hoof care.

Kaboodle is gentle, and affectionate.  He halters, leads, and stands for the farrier.  He likes attention.

Kaboodle is bonded to Kit and should be adopted together.

Kit

Age: 12

Sex: jennet

Burro buddy:  Kaboodle

This is a very, very cute oversized miniature jennet at 38.5 inches.  She weighs about 225 lbs.

Kit has had a bath and had her old coat shaved. She is looking great.

Kit is the sweetest, most gentle miniature donkey you’ll ever find.  She adores attention and would be a great pet for small children.

Kit has been provided with dental, farrier and medical care at Longhopes.  She has great skills for all general care.

She is bonded to Kaboodle and the pair should be adopted together.

Both Kit and Kaboodle like horses.  Kit is particularly loving to horses.  They would make the perfect, small, easy-keeping pair of equines to take to a home with a lonely horse and/or small children.

Lenny

Age:  21

Sex: Gelding

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Lenny is a white, gelding donkey who stands 49 inches and weighs 600 lbs.  This is quiet, gentle, big, loving donkey.

He gets along with all other donkeys and is very easy to care for.  He has great skills for all routine care.

Lenny has been provided medical, dental, and farrier care at Longhopes.   He is now ready to move on to a new home.

Lenny has good skills for haltering, leading and standing for the farrier.

Lenny loves all donkeys and might be able to bond to a kind and lonely horse.

Morey- REDUCED FEE

Age: 20

Sex: Gelding

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Morey is a dark brown, medium standard gelding donkey at 44 inches.  He has a BLM freeze brand on his neck.

Morey is looking for a safe home, since his last home ended in neglect.

He is a little shy but warming up all the time.  He halters, leads and stands for the farrier.

Longhopes has provided Morey with medical, dental and farrier care appropriate for his age.

Morey would do best with a lonely, mature, large jennet.

Twyla

Age: 4.5 years

Sex:  Jennet

Burro buddy:    Jennet foal-Thumper

This is a 35 inch tall, grey miniature jennet with a solid grey face.

She is bonded to her daughter Thumper who is weaned.

This donkey has been afforded medical and farrier care at Longhopes.

Gem

Age:  5

Sex:  Jennet      IN FOAL

Burro buddy: Bulettta

This is a grey, miniature jennet who is 34 inches tall.

She is gentle and quiet.

Longhopes has provided this donkey with medical and farrier services and training.

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Maggie

Age:    1   yearling

Sex:  Jennet

Burro buddy:  Mila

This cute little  paint jennet will be 46-48 inches on maturity.   Right now she is a spunky, playful, immature jennet.   She halters, leads and stands for the farrier.

She loves to play with other young donkeys.

She has a natural guarding instinct from her mother and is protective of her friends.

This donkey has been provided vaccinations, deworming and regular hoof care.

She needs a home with owners who will continue her training to maturity.

Both Mila and Maggie love horses and would do great as the faithful companions to a lonely horse.  They can even stay home and guard the barn while the horse is out riding.

Milton

Age:    4.5

Sex:  Gelding

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This is a  grey with a solid grey muzzle miniature donkey.

He has been provided medical, farrier and training services at Longhopes. He is very healthy and is getting more affectionate by the day.

Hardy is a very affectionate, gentle donkey.  He is perfect for the first time donkey owner.  He halters, leads and loads well.

He is bonded to Guffey and the 2 cannot be separated.  They play all the time and love toys of any kind.

Longhopes has provided Hardy with medical, dental and farrier services.

Toto

Age:     9 months

Sex:  Gelding

Burro buddy:  Cecil

This is a weanling, grey miniature donkey.

He is bonded to Cecil, another weanling donkey.

Longhopes has provided this donkey with medical, farrier and training services.

This young donkey has  great potential.  He has very  nice conformation and is getting more affectionate every day.

Tabitha

Age:   5 years

Sex:  Jennet

Burro buddy:   Natasha

This is a lovely adult miniature jennet  who is just 33 inches tall.  She is grey.

This is a quiet, healthy jennet who is  becoming more affectionate by the day.

She has been provided up to date medical and farrier services at Longhopes.

Not believed to be in foal.

Archie

Age:  1

Sex: Gelding

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This is an adorable, grey miniature donkey who is 34.5 inches tall.

He is becoming more affectionate by the day and will be a great family pet.

He has great conformation and has been provided up to date medical and farrier care at Longhopes.

Buletta

Age: 2.5

Sex:  Jennet                    IN FOAL

Burro buddy:  Gem

This is a lovely and well conformed miniature jennet who stands at 34 inches.  She is young and becoming more affectionate with each day of training.

This donkey is bonded to Gem who is probably her mother and the pair should be adopted together.

This donkey has been provided medical and farrier care at Longhopes to bring her up to date on all appropriate  services.

Cecil

Age:  1

Sex:  Gelding

Burro buddy:  Toto

This is an adorable yearling, grey miniature donkey.   He is bonded to another  yearling/weanling donkey named Toto.

These young donkeys need a family that will spend time with them to ensure they get solid skills as they grow up.

Toto has been provided medical and farrier services to bring him up to date with all appropriate care.

Natasha

Age:  1

Sex:  Jennet

Burro buddy:   Tabitha

There is no miniature jennet more beautiful than Natasha.  She has excellent conformation.

She is learning quickly and has great potential.

This donkey has been provided medical and farrier care at Longhopes to bring her up to date with all appropriate care.

Thumper

Age:  1

Sex:  Jennet

Burro buddy:   Twyla

This little weanling donkey is very bonded to her mother Twyla.   She is still nervous and new to everything.  But she has great potential.

This miniature donkey needs a home where she will be able to finish her training before she is fully grown.

She has been provided medical and farrier services  to bring her up to date with all appropriate care for a donkey .

Costello

Age:  2.5

Sex:  Gelding

Burro buddy:   Abbott

This is a very well conformed, grey miniature donkey.  He is bonded to Abbott and the pair should be adopted together.

Both donkeys have been afforded appropriate medical and farrier care.   Costello has also been receiving training to improve his skills.

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