You’ve got a friend in me!

You’ve got a friend in me!

Redwings Horse Sanctuary
Derek and Harry, Redwings Horse Sanctuary

Donkeys form extremely strong bonds and the loss of one of a pair of close friends can pose a real threat to the health and wellbeing of the one left behind.

At Redwings Horse Sanctuary, the vets and equine care teams understand just how carefully a lonely donkey must be monitored and managed to help them recover. So when beautiful donkey Derek sadly lost his inseparable companion Clive in September 2015 due to a severe case of colic, they knew they needed to find him a new special friend. Read more