Friday, November 25, 2016

Donkey Love

Here are some pictures Steve took of the donkeys.  When friends and family visit, the donkeys and the goats are by far the most popular critters on the ranch.

They love having their backs raked with the muck rake.  Here I am demonstrating the technique, with my model Tuffy.

Even Finessa, who is afraid of the much rake when it is scraping on the ground close to her, loves a good back scratch with the thing.

Heather discovered a new donkey favorite: insert knuckle into donkey ear and rub.  Result: donkey bliss.

How can you not love these faces?

Nobody can resist Tuffy and Finessa.  Why would you even want to?


  1. They are pretty adorable. What cute expressions. Our horse Donnie loves his ears invaded with a knuckle and rubbed too. He goes into a trance.

  2. Val must be part donkey - he loves ear knuckling and manure rake scratches too. ;D In fact - I wish I'd never tested out the manure rake because now he thinks scratches should take priority over paddock cleaning.

  3. They are adorable. Carmen likes having her ears rubbed the same way.


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