Rubi’s Shrove Tuesday Blog, 28 February 2017 Note for new readers. There are other donkey blogs, but Equusasinus.net is the only blog with posts written by a donkey. Rubí donkey writes an occasional Tuesday piece, helped by Morris donkey when background reading is required. One thing you may not know about donkeys is that our long … More The Wisdom of Me
When I am introduced by friends to a newcomer or visitor to the Costa Blanca, there is always mention of the donkeys. So, a typical introduction is, “This is Gareth who has four donkeys.” Sometimes there is a longer version: “This is Gareth who bought two donkeys and they were both pregnant, so now he has … More On my farm…?
Rubi’s Tuesday Blog, 21 February 2017 Note for new readers. There are several donkey blogs, but Equusasinus.net is has the only blogposts written by a donkey. Rubí donkey writes an occasional Tuesday piece, helped by Morris donkey whenever some background reading is required. We have been here in our new home El Parral for seven … More Springing at the gallop
I just read a super article about donkey behaviour from equine behaviour expert Ben Hart.* You can read it here on his website in full: Understanding donkey behaviour Since the foals were born in 2011, I have observed their behaviour with their two mothers. If you followed this blog and the earlier one (Brother Lapin’s Pilgrimage) you’ll … More What’s up, donk?
The donkeys and I have spent a great deal of time recovering from the storms, and cleaning up. The fields are finally drying out. We didn’t have anything like the problems of Central Italy, of course, and please contribute to the emergency relief fund for stranded donkeys there (see previous blog post.) It has been a … More Après le deluge
…than others. And much more intelligenter than many humans think they are. I was explaining to a friend a few days ago how I’d seen yet another little sign of intelligent behaviour in my donkeys. I try to get a cup of tea in the morning before I go and feed the donks, and I was … More Some donkeys is intelligenter…