Thinking of joining the Donkey Breed Society?

A few good reasons:

    • You will be part of a friendly and like-minded community who will share your enthusiasm for donkeys, whether you have your own donkey or just relish the joy they bring
    • As a member you will receive:
      • Reduced rates for new passports   
      • Our annual colour magazine – ‘The Donkey’
      • Our national newsletter issued three times a year – ‘Bray Talk’
      • Local newsletters at least twice a year
      • Monthly E-News
    • Members may apply for information leaflets free of charge, eg driving your donkey, showing your donkey, riding your donkey, etc
    • Members are entitled to receive DBS special rosettes at shows, for taking part in events, etc
    • Members may take part in DBS Proficiency Awards which reward by gaining  invaluable knowledge and experience, and are honoured with rosettes and badges
    • Members of all ages can take part in organised activities from coffee mornings and picnics to donkey walks and drives
    • We offer encouragement and assistance.

Our membership year runs from 1 February to 31 January (anyone joining after 1 November will have an extra 3 months membership free) i.e. join between 1 November 2024 and 31 January 2025 and membership runs through until 31 January 2025).

US based donkeys Francis Earl (FrankE) and Clare Eunice (ClarE) were very excited to receive the Donkey Breed Society Membership packet

Rates (Annual) 2024        Renewal           New Members

Single                                              £25.00                     £35.00
Adult Joint                                    £40.00                     £56.00
Family *                                         £50.00                     £70.00
* One/two adults and their junior relations within the same family
Juniors (0-15 yrs)                        £10.00                       £12.00
Student (16-21yrs)                       £15.00                       £18.00

Please note these exceptions:


  • Membership benefits and the fees below apply to UK /European addresses only, with the exception of ‘international membership’.


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