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Pancake Breakfast with the Donkeys

Pancake Breakfast with the Donkeys

September 10, 2017 - Breakfast Served: 9:00 am - 12Noon

George, Max and their many donkey and mule friends invite you to join us for our annual Pancake Breakfast on September 10 from 9am to 12Noon. Our wonderful volunteers will treat your taste buds to freshly made pancakes, delicious sausages and your choice of juice or coffee.

We will be open until 4pm and Admission is by donation at the gate all Day.

All proceeds from Pancakes go to the Donkey’s Winter Hay Fund.  We are currently at 15% funded.  

The Refuge & Sweet Freedom Yoga Present: Yoga with the Donkeys

The Refuge & Sweet Freedom Yoga Present: Yoga with the Donkeys

Sunday, September 17, 2017 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge and Sweet Freedom Yoga presents…A morning yoga class at the refuge!

Come spend the morning at the refuge helping bring funds and awareness to this amazing local charity. The refuge provides homes for more than 100 abused, neglected, and unwanted donkeys.

A professional photographer will be on sight to help capture the magic.

The refuge would love to see this go viral online and will use some of the photos on their social media accounts. Please tag any photos you post #turtlevalleydonkeyrefuge Share your experience online and help spread the word

Click here to download printable information.


  • 1 hour flow class in the garden surrounded by donkeys in the peaceful quiet of the valley
  • limited space photo sessions after the class, up close and personal w the donkeys, a chance to strike a dynamic pose and get that perfect social media picture
  • snacks, socializing and a walkabout the farm after class

WHERE: Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge- check out their website for driving directions while you’re at it check out FB and Instagram too!

WHEN: Sunday Sept 17th 9:30-12

COST: $20 admission, class only or  $35 for class plus one on one photo session after class (limited space) All funds raised go directly to the Donkeys!

WHO: open to everyone, bring your friends

SIGN UP:  Sign up Online Here or RSVP – Contact Shannon Garrison 250-253-4069 or punkcouple@hotmail.com (limited space available)



Friday through Tuesday 8am - 4pm (closed Wed. & Thurs.)

A scenic drive through historic Turtle Valley transports you to a wonderful setting where you will be invited to learn about donkeys and spend unforgettable moments with our long-ears. See for yourself how rescued donkeys and mules are lovingly cared for and returned to a healthy existence. After snuggles with our resident donkeys and mules enjoy a coffee on us and ask us how you can help us with our mission. We can’t wait to welcome you to our healing facility for donkeys and mules that call the Donkey Refuge their forever home.

Donkey Demonstrations

Donkey Demonstrations

October 8, 2017 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Our donkeys demonstrate their unique abilities.  Bring your family and friends out to meet the long-ears.  Kiki will be demonstrating his cart and ground training.

Food Concession.

Free Admission All Day.