Archive for the ‘News’ Category


THE DONKEY 2022   We are very sorry to notify our members that this year’s magazine has been delayed.  Under normal circumstances it would have been with members in April/early May, but due to the editor’s illness it has been delayed and we are hoping it will be ready for despatch by the end of […]

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WHAT ARE YOU DOING ON WORLD DONKEY DAY? Sunday 8th May! Whether you are showing,  driving, trekking, picnicking, having a coffee, raising some funds or just hanging out with a neighbouring donkey over a gate  we want to hear from you!  Please send us your pictures! We are compiling your stories so that we can […]

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Support needed for Lucy’s UK Donkey Foundation

For more information on the work of Lucy’s UK Donkey Foundation and what you can do to help, please see the website: These links provide up to date information: Newsletter: Alan’s Video:

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Donkey Breed Society Supports Ukraine

Donkey Breed Society Supports Ukraine  IN UKRAINE – HOW WOULD YOU COPE? Support delivery of equine feedstuff and access to veterinary supplies. Support the Ukrainian Equestrian Federation Charities Foundation. Support the wild donkeys and horses in the Delta region of the Ukraine. Connect to our Just Giving Page for more details: and know that […]

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Can you support partner organisation, War Horse Memorial?

This is an important message from our partner organisation to ask you to support the petition to recognise 24th February as International War Animal Remembrance Day along with our Commonwealth partners in Australia, New Zealand & Canada whose Governments already recognise this special day with the respect our loyal animal friends so deserve. Please sign the  […]

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A couple of little corrections to Bray Talk

Barbara Rogers does an amazing job with Bray Talk – it takes such a lot of work and time. Occasionally little mistakes slipped through, and therefore sShe asked me to post these small corrections to the text in the magazine: Bray Talk 166. Winter 2022 Page 14. The last paragraph of Sarah Booth’s article on […]

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Northern favourite Colin is War Horse Memorial ‘Mr February’!

Northern favourite Colin is War Horse Memorial ‘Mr February’! Flying the flag for the DBS is Olwen and Liz Brown’s Colin.  Nominated by his pals, Colin is a real A-lister in the North and proud to be featured on the War Horse Memorial website this month.  Find out more at 

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In memory of Ursula Roberts

We have been notified that Mrs Ursula Roberts died towards the end of 2021.   Ursula had been a member of the DBS for over 30 years, and held the offices of Council Member, Judge and President.

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The Donkey – please send in your contributions!

From Liz Wright: Hi! It’s that time when I want your contributions for the donkey – Deadline: 14 February or before. Just to remind you I need them as Word documents and jpegs close to or preferably over 1mb.  Any scans need to be good quality ones. I can edit stuff, don’t worry about being […]

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