New/First Donkey!

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  1. Jan 7, 2019 #1

    HomesteadFox

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    I brought home our first donkey a few days ago. He is almost a mini at 39" tall. He is an uncut Jack, which will be remedied before the winter is over. He is very sweet and friendly, and I plan to train him to pack and drive. He is already halterbroke but has never had anything done with him otherwise. I was told he is 4 but truly have no idea.

    I am thinking his name will be Moses, To go with our girls Magnolia and Maybelle my two horses.

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    Good luck with him! Keep us posted on your training adventures!
     
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    I really like that second photo of him. He sounds nice since being friendly. Do keep us up to date on how it goes.
     
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    He's a nice looking fellow. Good luck with him!

    I too have a Jack that I rescued. He is also very friendly fellow. I'm keeping him intact as I might try for a mini mule in the next year or so. He doesn't appear to have any hormone related vices thus far and treats the girls very well when he winters with them.
     
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    I had thought about a mini mule, but really I couldn't sell it. And my next will be my last (4 is pushing my limits) and I would really like another large ride/drive horse. All I have now are ponies. Haha. So I think he will be getting snipped so he can live with the girls.

    I will most certainly keep everyone up to date. I'm on the search for a harness at the moment.
     
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    Moses is adorable! :)
     
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    Moses is a fine looking fellow. How’s it going now with the other animals?
     
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    He hasn't got the "snip" yet, so he's still just sharing fence line. But he seems to have settled in quite a bit. We have had horrible weather here lately so I've really not been able to do anything with him.
     

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