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Remembering David Harbinson; and NGS open garden for medical charities

Remembering David Harbinson There is often a story behind gardens that open for the National Garden Scheme with garden owners opening their gardens to raise money for charity despite their own difficult circumstances. Three years ago David suffered a major heart attack and spent a month in hospital following a triple bypass operation; as a […]

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DAVID HARBINSON – in memoriam

DAVID HARBINSON It is with sadness that I have to report that David died on Saturday 31 August. He had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer several months ago but 10 days ago was admitted to hospital with an infection and although he was anticipating returning home his condition deteriorated more rapidly than expected. David had […]

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Susan Ansdell – in memoriam

It is with great sadness that I have tell members that our past president Susan Ansdell died on 22 nd August. Susan was a very special lady, and few will forget her dancing till midnight at many recent AGM dinners; she had been a Chairman of Council, and a respected donkey judge between the 1970s […]

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AGM details – book by 31st August

Donkey Breed Society Annual General Meeting 16 November 2019 Marwell Hotel, nr Winchester, Hampshire The Annual General Meeting this year is being hosted by the South Region members and will take place on Saturday 16th November starting at 12.00 midday finishing at approximately 4.00pm and will include the presentation of Society awards. The hotel is situated […]

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Equine flu update May 2019

EQUINE FLU Donkeys are susceptible along with all other equines to Equine Flu.  Ensure your donkeys’ inoculations are up to date, and if not we recommend you contact your vet and arrange for them to be inoculated.    We also recommend that you do not move your donkeys during this outbreak nor allow new equines onto […]

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