Asspen Grove Miniature Donkeys

Asspen Grove Foals

We only have a few foals each year and we try to give our jennets a year off between foals to ensure that they stay strong and healthy.  We only produce a small number of foals each year (2 or 3) so that they can be well socialized and well loved, and to keep our numbers manageable. There is nothing cuter than a baby donkey!

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Our 2014 Foals *

  We are celebrating the arrival of our two new foals for 2014...

  

July 9, 2013: I wasn't expecting Mirrose to foal for about 3 more days, but you never can tell with first time moms.  I went out to feed one morning and there was this little girl, skipping along beside her mom, as happy as could be!  Mirrose is doing a great job as a first time mom and Mystery is getting bigger and more feisty every day.  Mystery is a dark red like her mom, but she has a dark nose, which is very unusual for reds.  We are going to have her dna colour tested to see if this is a new mutation in dark reds.  In addition to her unusual colouring, Mystery is the closest to perfect that we have ever seen - absolutely perfect legs, bite and overall conformation.  We couldn't be more pleased with Mirrose's first baby. 

 

 July 17, 2013:  I could tell that Enchantment (EZ) was about to foal anytime and I made it home from work just in time to see him stand up.  The great thing about all 3 of Spark's foals (Violet, Sparkle and Merlin) is that they hit the ground running.  They are up on their feet right away and learn to nurse in record time.  EZ is a very friendly jennet but turned out to be a very protective mom.  It took her about 3 days to let me start to play with Merlin - and he hasn't stopped since!  He comes running at me when I go out to their paddock and just loves his hugs and kisses.  He is stocky and small and just adorable.  He will be gelded when ready and will be sold as a very loving pet.    

  

Follow the links below to see our foals from prior years:

Foals of 2013 

  (Siena, Violet and Tyke)

 

Foals of 2012

  (Wish and Minka)

 

Foals of 2011 

  (Cougar, Aurelia, Buckshot, Guinness, Ranger and Leeloo)

 

Foals of 2010 

  (Julia, Spark, Jumper, Ginger and Smokey)

 

Foals of 2008

  (Misty and Fritzi)