Donkey Day at Flaxton Green — January 31, 2010

The Donkey & Mule Society of NZ (Inc.)

Sherryn and Graeme Green's Flaxton Green Donkey Stud was the venue for a Donkey Day organised by Jan Wright for people to get-together with or without their donkeys.

Photos: Lea Hullett

From left, foreground: Margaret Salkeld, Jan Wright & Sherryn Green. from left background: Jackie Creak, Heather Smallridge, Arthur Salkeld, John Creak, Graeme Smallridge, Clare & Jack Tweed. Right from right: Eleanor Rae, Donna Mclean and behind her Alistair Mclean.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea were enjoyed in the shade at the Green's home

Sherryn Green Driving Comet before he has his feet cleaned and trimmed.

People crowded in as Arthur Salkeld and Graeme Green gave a hoof trimming demonstration with Eleanor Rae participating in the action.

Using secateurs the outside overgrown wall was cut away and the frog tidied before rasping.