2024 Class Schedules now available| click here to ENTER NOW

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Donkey Section

affiliated to the Donkey Breed Society

All enquiries to:
Ms Vanessa Clark, Ashgrove Farm, Lees Moor, Bingley Road, Crossroads
Keighley BD21 5QF
Tel: 07957 222325 

Email: horses@keighleyshow.co.uk

2024 classes to include:

  • BEST CONDITION AND TURNED OUT DONKEY
  • STALLION OR GELDING – 4 years old or over
  • MARE – 4 years old or over, or brood mare, 5 years old or over with own foal at foot. Foals to be 6 weeks old or over on date of show
  • YEARLING – 2 or 3 year old Colt, Filly or Gelding

Plus DONKEY CHAMPIONSHIP

1st & 2nd Prize winners from classes ED2 to ED4 to compete
All donkeys are to be vaccinated as per current recommendations.

All entrants will be judged in accordance with the DBS rules. The In-hand Champion automatically qualifies for the relevant Championship at the DBS Annual Supreme Show in 2025, provided it is owned by a fully paid up member of the DBS. A donkey may win more than one Championship at Show, but will qualify only once for the DBS Championship Show.

Where the In-hand Championship donkey has previously qualified, the Reserve Champion donkey will be deemed the qualifier. If the Reserve Champion has also previously qualified, the judge will select another donkey from the In-hand. 

Championship line up as the qualifier for the DBS Annual Supreme Championship Show.

Donkeys are also welcome to compete in the driving classes

Horse, pony donkey or mule 4 years old and over. Singles, pairs or tandems. Driven to a carriage of non-traditional design. Judging will include general cleanliness, safety of turnout, correct fitting of harness and vehicle suitability

To include Junior driving, drivers 17years and under on show day. To be judged on driver’s ability and particular attention to dress, turnout and driving procedure.

Open to newcomers to showing. Horse, pony, donkey or mule 4 years old or over. A single, pair or tandem driven in a vehicle capable of seating 2 or more people. To be judged on general cleanliness, safety of turnout, correct fitting of harness and vehicle suitability. To be judged 15% vehicle suitability, fit and cleanliness; 15% harness suitability fit and cleanliness; 70% driver & groom, horse/pony/donkey way of going and suitability as a family pleasure animal.

For full information, entry form, and details about how to enter online, please vist our horses page here

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