Available Donkeys

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Donkeys Available for Adoption

BamBam

Age:  10
Gender:  gelding
Burro Buddy:   Chinook or Coach or Shrek
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 is up to date on all farrier, dental and medical needs. He halters, leads and loads in a trailer.
This donkey is afraid of horses.

Chinook

Age:  22

Sex:  Gelding

This donkey is a gentle, mature gelding.  He is great with jennets or calm geldings.   He would do well in a home with a lonely couple of jennets.

He loves the attention and will always ask for more hugs and kisses. Chinook is very calm and loves to be around other donkeys.

Chinook is good with trailer loading, grooming, and hooves picking.

He has been provided medical and farrier services  and is up to date with all medical care required for his age.

He has started riding lessons and could give kid rides.

But he does not like horses.

Coach

Age: 16 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.  But he is terrified of horses.

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 but will thrive outside the shelter environment with the steady routine of a regular caretaker.

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Newton

Age:  13

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.  He is great with kids and the perfect starter donkey for kids.  Newton isn’t very motivated for hard work but he is wonderful when asked to stand calmly for hugs.

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

Aston

Age:  3 years

Sex: Gelding

Burro Buddy:  Newton

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

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

He and a burro buddy Newton who also like horses and would fit in well with a single or herd of horses.  Aston will follow a horse around.

He  he has started pack lessons and showed concentration and focus with it.  He could also be trained to race.

Cruiser

Age:  15

Sex: gelding

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 to prevent hoof problems.  He needs hoof care every 10 weeks.

Cruiser likes horses so he would be perfect to become the new companion for a lonely horse. Cruiser often does not like the competition for barn or food, but he is able to live with a large herd.

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

Gem

Age:  5

Sex:  Jennet      IN FOAL

Burro buddy:   Tabitha

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

She is gentle and quiet.  This is a loving little donkey who would make a wonderful family pet

Gem is in foal and set to deliver any day.  She has had other foals and knows how to be a good mother.

We will likely adopt Gem with her newborn foal.

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

Buletta and Tawnie

Age:   3

Sex:  Jennet

Burro buddy:  Tawnie  her 2 month old foal

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 to ensure she has good skills for the first time donkey owner.

This donkey is bonded to her foal, Tawnie, and the pair is to be adopted together. Tawnie has already started training.  She halters, leads and stands for the farrier.   Her mother has been spending some time teaching her the ropes of what it means to be a donkey.    Tawnie is a healthy, affectionate, confident, spunky young mini with bounds of personality.

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

Cecil and Toto

Age:     Toto age 1 year and Cecil age 2 years
Sex:  Geldings
These are both  grey miniature donkeys. They are bonded to each other and have never been apart.
Longhopes has provided Toto and Cecil with medical, farrier and training services to be sure they halter, lead, load and stand well for the farrier.
These young donkeys have  great potential.  They both  getting more affectionate every day.

They are both an adorable pair of miniature donkeys looking for a loving family.

But they can run and need someone who has the energy to keep up with them.

Neither Cecil nor Toto is afraid of calm horses.

Milton

Age:    4.5

Sex:  Gelding

Burro buddy:  Archie

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.

He needs to be with at least one other miniature, preferably one of comparable age and energy.   Archie is part of his family herd and would be great.  They are both full of potential for many activities.

Archie

Age:  1.5 years

Sex: Gelding

Burro buddy: Milton

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.

He halters, leads, loads and stands for the farrier.  He and Milton would do well together and can provide years of affection.

Tabitha

Age:   5 years

Sex:  Jennet

Burro buddy:   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.

She halters, leads, stands for the farrier and loads in a trailer.  She is ready for a loving new home and would be great for small children.

She is currently bonded to Gem but would be available to be adopted alone to a home with another miniature jennet.

Marco

Age:  age 7

Sex: gelding

This is a handsome standard donkey who is brown and white paint/spotted.

He is in great health and has been provided medical, dental, farrier and training by Longhopes. Marco has begun riding lessons and shows good potential.

Marco has previously lived with horses but has no interest in them now.

Jessa

Age:  11

Sex:  Jennet

Jessa is a beautiful gray standard jenny that arrived at Longhopes in search of her forever home. Jessa picked up new skills quickly. She is a little shy but warms up quickly to new handlers.   She would be great with young donkeys, foals and other small livestock.

She is suitable for packing, riding and riving lessons.

She has improved a lot since she came to Longhopes and is now coming up for attention. She halters and leads and stands for the farrier.

Jessa has been provided medical, dental, farrier and training services at Longhopes.

Jessa was around horses in the past and is not afraid of horses but prefers the company of donkeys.

Harrison

Age:  5 Months

Sex:  Jack

Harrison is a gray young foal (standard) that arrived to Longhopes about a month ago. Harrison has not been castrated yet but he will be in the next month. If adopted prior to that, Harrison will remain at Longhopes until he has gone through and recovered from his castration surgery. Harrison is a very sweet and gentle boy. He has been hanging out with Jessa, who has provided motherly advice. Harrison still acts like a young boy and is not confrontational. He is working on his training which so far, he has improved tremendously since he arrived at Longhopes. Harrison knows how to halter, lead, load on a trailer, pick up his hooves, and do the obstacle course.

Harrison has been provided medical, farrier and training services at Longhopes.

Harrison would like to be adopted with his adoptive mother, Jessa.

Gigi

Age:  6 months

Sex:  Jennet

Gigi is a beautiful standard red-haired foal. She is Sloan’s foal. Gigi arrived with her mother Sloan, and her aunt Lizzy. Gigi is a young donkey that needs consistency in her training. She halters and leads well but she is immature and should have a home with someone that has time to continue her training.

She has improved a lot since she came to Longhopes and is now coming up for attention.

Gigi has been provided medical, farrier, and training services at Longhopes.

Lizzy

Age:  4

Sex:  Jennet

Lizzy is a beautiful standard black jenny. Lizzy is gentle and very sweet. She enjoys attention, hugs, and when visitors spend time talking to her. Lizzy is Sloan’s sister and together they make a great pair of young girls. Lizzy is good with haltering, leading, and picking up her hooves.

She has improved a lot throughout the year.

Lizzy has been provided medical, dental, farrier, and training services at Longhopes.

Sloan

Age:  4.5 years

Sex:  Jennet

Sloan is a beautiful standard black jenny. Sloan is a young mother that needs to continue working on her training. During her return to Longhopes, Sloan has been working on being haltered, leading, and picking up her hooves. She has improved a lot and is a very sweet girl. Sloan also wears a coat in the winter and she is easy to blanket. She enjoys attention and treats.  Sloan can be adopted with Lizzy or her daughter Gigi.

Sloan has been provided medical, dental, farrier, and training services at Longhopes.

Sloan’s photographs show her wearing a blanket with her foal Gigi. Sloan is also photographed grazing with her best friend and sister Lizzy.

Julio

Age:  20

Sex:  Geding

Julio is a gray miniature gelding donkey. Julio and his buddy Donovan returned to Longhopes due to their owners being unable to care for them any longer. Julio is shy but very sweet and gentle. Julio likes rubs on his neck and treats. Julio and Donovan would be wonderful pets to a family that would have time to spend with them. Julio is very bonded to his buddy Donovan and both of them are ready to be adopted.

Julio has been provided medical, dental, farrier, and training services at Longhopes.

Donovan

Age:  13

Sex:  Geding

Donovan is a gray miniature gelding donkey. Donovan is shy and takes a little while to warm up but consistency on his training and affection works wonders. Donovan is very sweet and gentle. Donovan likes rubs on his neck and treats. He is very bonded to his buddy Julio and both of them are ready to be adopted.

Donovan has been provided medical, dental, farrier, and training services at Longhopes.

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