The Donkey & Mule Society of NZ (Inc.)

South Island Donkey & Mule Society Show, February 18, 2007

above: Diana Humphries (owner/breeder of both) with Cotswold Meigin, Reserve Supreme and right: Margaret Salkeld (carer/exhibitor) with Cotswold Moira Supreme.

left: Diana and Margaret share the Brenda Taylor Memorial Trophy for South Island Supreme Champion.

right: Cotswold Moira, Best Presented Jenny and led by Sophie Newick.

Sherryn Green with D'oro Elect,
Champion jack 4yrs & over.

Marianne Smith with Tara Jemima Puddleduck, Champion yearling or foal any sex.

Oakridge First Flight, Champion Mule & 1st Open ridden,
owned by L & N. Thistoll, ridden by Nicola Thistoll.

El Donto of Cotswold Reserve Champion Mule with Diana Humphries.

Oakridge Dragonfly, Best Presented Donkey or Mule sash,
owned by L. & N. Thistoll

Chadwell Luke Best Presented and Champion Jack or Gelding with Robin Winter.

left: El Burro Silver Fern, 1st Maiden Donkey
with Wendy Greenwood.

Mathew's Xing Mocha Mindy 1st Jack, Jenny or Gelding yearling, with Linda Bellamy

Tara Squirrel Nutkin, 1st Gelding (2 or 3yrs) with Jean Reid.

Cotswold Miss Muffet 1st Miniature Donkey (under 2yrs) led by Danyelle Alfeld.

left: Cotswold Meigin 1st Jenny Donkey ( 2 or 3 yrs) and Champion for section, with Diana Humphries. 2nd Elinikos Brianna 3rd with Jen Bayliss, El Burro Silver Fern 4th with Wendy Greenwood and Flaxton Green Shayla with Sherryn Green.

Kulnine Jacob, at 25 years of age, Champion in Harness with Arthur Salkeld.

Trotting out.
left: fearless over a strange surface.

The editor was given a ride and this photo is the view she enjoyed of the sheltered grounds at Motukarara near Christchurch.

Mossman George 1st Long Rein Obstacle course with Ross Jones.

1st and 2nd rosettes for the versatility events were won by Sarah & Scott Walters', daughters Ellen & Leigh, with donkeys Tara Bellamy & Heslington Pippo.

Last but not least the fancy dress.

Photos Lea Hullett