I found this blog via a comment posted from another on I visited today (Tenerife: Parque Nacional del Teide. by Roselinde).
When I first saw the title, ‘Donkey Whisperer Farm’ I smiled. I love the inspiration on their website http://www.donkeywhispererfarm.com. Please read and support their cause by signing the petition and passing it to all your Readers, Facebook Peeps, family, friends & anyone else you can share it! Right now, here is the total of signers and what they need to get this done before the next rodeo on June 23 & 24. I will be posting the other part of this post with the link to the petition which will be located directly under the last photo. Or you can just go to http://www.change.org/petitions/van-horn-texas-chamber-of-commerce-donkey-roping-must-be-stopped
We can make a difference!

Donkey Whisperer Farm Blog

Howdy,

Donkeys should never ever be roped they can be killed, permanently injured and have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms that can never be repaired.  Donkeys are highly intelligent and freeze when scared this is abuse. Select Team Roping article to read more. Select Sign The petition To Stop Donkey World Championship Team Roping, in Texas on June 23rd, and June 24th, 2012.

Photo: This is the face of donkey roping....sickening. Please help us outlaw this practice....

Read about what happens to donkeys who have been abused;

At our rescue, we have donkeys who have been used for roping. The sadness that we see in their eyes is heartbreaking. Not only do they stretch them and drop them to the ground, frequently they strap a horn hat on their heads which is even more abusive. They are used over and over again, and the damage is irreversible. Ours suffer from bent legs, broken ear cartilage and distrusting personalities. There is absolutely no redeeming…

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