Presentations

The Donkey Sanctuary has been represented at a large number of events around the world disseminating research findings.

Italian donkey milk farms: a snapshot of welfare conditions (21 October 2019).
Francesca Dai, Giulia Segati, Emanueala Dalla Costa, Faith A. Burden, Andrew Judge, Michela Minero.
Presented at European Congress of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine.

EARS - Equid assessment research & scoping tool: a new approach to analyse, understand and respond to equid welfare problems worldwide (17 September 2019).
J. B. Rodrigues, Joe Ryding, Andrew Judge, A. Chapman, E. L. Hales, Zoe Raw, Faith A. Burden.
Presented at 4th Annual Meeting of Animal Welfare Research Network.

Care of the juvenile donkey (13 September 2019).
Alexandra K. Thiemann.
Presented at British Equine Veterinary Association Congress 2019.

EMS and PPID in donkeys (8 May 2019).
Alexandra K. Thiemann.
Presented at Schweizerische Tierarztetage.

Medication for donkeys (8 May 2019).
Alexandra K. Thiemann.
Presented at Schweizerische Tierarztetage.

Objective pain assessment in donkeys - scale construction (12 September 2018).
M. C. VanDierendonck, Faith A. Burden, Karen Rickards, J. P. A. M. van Loon.
Presented at British Equine Veterinary Association Congress 2018.

Shelter-seeking behaviour in domestic donkeys and horses in a temperate climate (30 July 2018).
Britta Osthaus, Leanne Proops, Sarah Long, Nikki Bell, Faith A. Burden.
Presented at 52nd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology.

Parasite prevalence in donkeys in the UK (9 March 2018).
Elena Barrio, F. J. Vasquez, I. de Blas.
Presented at VII Congreso AVEE.

Owner awareness of the importance of equine dentistry and its role in preventing welfare problems (4 October 2017).
J. B. Rodrigues, Faith A. Burden, Carlos A. A. Viegas, Fidel San Roman.
Presented at SPANA Working Animal Congress.

The value of donkeys and mules: Bridging the gap between international partners (17 September 2017).
Laura M. Kubasiewicz, Tamlin Watson, Natasha Chamberlain, Caroline Nye, Zoe Raw.
Presented at 4th Annual Meeting of Animal Welfare Research Network.

Donkey skin: the invisible fur trade (25 July 2017).
Alex Mayers, Faith A. Burden.
Presented at 4th Annual Oxford Animal Ethics Summer School.

Besnoitiosis in a European donkey (6 September 2016).
Cynthia de Vries, A. Santi, Karen Rickards, G. Loesenbeck.
Presented at ECVP Annual Meeting.

Anaerobic fungi are a key unexplored taxa for optimizing lignocellulosic fibre utilisation in equines (20 June 2016).
Joan E. Edwards, David A. van Doorn, Wilbert F. Pellikaan, Jan Dijkstra, Henk Everts, Faith A. Burden, Hauke Smidt.
Presented at INRA-Rowett Symposium.

Quantifying the effects of individual animal characteristics and climatological factors on faecal worm egg count shedding in donkeys (6 April 2014).
Christopher J. Corbett, Sandy Love, Giles T. Innocent, Iain McKendrick, Jacqui. B. Matthews, Faith A. Burden, Matthew Denwood.
Presented at British Society for Parasitology Spring Meeting.

Trypanosomosis in working equids in West Africa: characterising neurological disease (6 April 2014).
Demelza Kingston, Jan Rodgers, S. Sharpe, P. Capewell, Willie Weir, B. Bradley, David Sutton.
Presented at British Society for Parasitology Spring Meeting.

Monitoring the development of cyathostomins in donkeys (26 March 2014).
Christopher J. Corbett, Sandy Love, Giles T. Innocent, Jacqui. B. Matthews, Faith A. Burden, Matthew Denwood.
Presented at Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Conference 2014.

The p-glycoprotein inhibitor ketoconazole causes a reversion to ivermectin sensitivity in cyathostomins in vitro (7 February 2014).
Laura Peachey, Jacqui. B. Matthews, Gina L. Pinchbeck, Faith A. Burden, Nikki Stradling, Jane E. Hodgkinson.
Presented at British Society for Parasitology Spring Meeting.

The p-glycoprotein inhibitor ketoconazole causes a reversion to sensitivity in ivermectin resistant cyathostomins in vitro (6 February 2014).
Laura Peachey, Jacqui. B. Matthews, Gina L. Pinchbeck, Faith A. Burden, Jane E. Hodgkinson.
Presented at Anthelmintics: From Discovery to Resistance.

Donkey assisted therapy (1 November 2013).
David Cook, Stephen Blakeway.
Presented at Donkey Welfare Symposium 2013.

Overview of donkey populations worldwide (1 November 2013).
Stephen Blakeway.
Presented at Donkey Welfare Symposium 2013.

Characterisation of asinine pulmonary fibrosis and similarities to an emerging human interstitial lung disease (15 April 2013).
Amy Miele, Kevin Dhaliwal, Nicole du Toit, Harriet Brooks, Sionagh H. Smith, W. Wallace, J. Murchison, T. Schwarz, N. Hirani, C. Haslett, Bruce McGorum.
Presented at BSAS Annual Meeting 2013.

The evaluation of African and UK bioactive plant extracts for the control of equid gastrointestinal nematodes (21 October 2012).
Laura Peachey, Gina L. Pinchbeck, Claire Scantlebury, Gebre Tefera, Mulugeta Getachew, D. Etana, Faith A. Burden, Andrew F. Trawford.
Presented at International Conference on Equine Infectious Diseases IX.

Mycobacterium bovis infection in a donkey (5 September 2012).
Jill Bryan, Pieter Den Boon, J. McQuirk, G. Madigan, Ursula Fogarty.
Presented at Annual Meeting of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists.

A novel approach of pain recognition and assessment in donkeys: initial results (30 August 2012).
Gabriela Olmos, Ayin Q. Alvarado-Arellano, Nicole du Toit, Faith A. Burden, Neville G. Gregory.
Presented at 45th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology.

Stubborn donkey or smart ass? (8 May 2012).
Ben Hart.
Presented at Donkey Conference.

Effectiveness of pyrantel treatment in donkeys: evidence for resistance (31 July 2011).
Edwina Lawson, Faith A. Burden, Elizabeth Hazell-Smith, Hany Elsheikha.
Presented at British Society for Parasitology Conference.

A case study to investigate how behaviour in donkeys changes through progression of disease (30 July 2011).
Gabriela Olmos, Gemma McDonald, Florence Elphick, Neville G. Gregory, Faith A. Burden.
Presented at 45th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology.

Determination of the sorption and desorption isotherms of donkey hoof horn (3 April 2011).
Lyn Hopegood, Simon N. Collins, John D. Reilly.
Presented at Animal Science Conference.

Comparison of different working equine communities: their animal welfare and socio-economic status in Gwalior, India (29 November 2010).
Ramesh Suresh Kumar, Rajesh Tomar, Surajit Nath, Ganesh Murugan, Saroja Ramesh.
Presented at 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

Important factors in decision-making in tetanus cases in donkeys: experience of donkey health and welfare project, Ethiopia (29 November 2010).
G. Ayele, E. Bojia, Mulugeta Getachew, Mersha Tesfaye, E. Manyahilishal, B. Amare, A. Abebe, F. Seyoum, Joe Anzuino.
Presented at 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

When is dental treatment required in working equids? A survey of Mexican donkeys (29 November 2010).
Nicole du Toit, Faith A. Burden, Andrew F. Trawford.
Presented at 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

Community-based harness development initiative for pack donkeys: a progress report, Ethiopia (29 November 2010).
Mersha Tesfaye, E. Bojia, Feseha Gebreab, G. Ayele, Alemayehu Fanta, G. Lemessa, E. Manyahilishal, F. Seyoum, B. Amare, N. Dereje, C. Chala, A. Abebe, A. Gete, Chris Garrett, Joe Anzuino, Rob Nicholls, Mulugeta Getachew.
Presented at 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

Empathy education about working animals in primary schools of central Ethiopia (29 November 2010).
G. Lemessa, Alemayehu Fanta, E. Bojia, B. Amare, Mersha Tesfaye, S. J. Price, Stephen Blakeway.
Presented at 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

Semi-longitudinal study of trypanosomiasis and its vectors in donkeys (equus africanus asinus, fitzinger) in the Lamu archipelago (8 November 2010).
Phoebe Mukiria, Raymond Mdachi, J. Thuita, James Mutuku, Kennedy Wanjala, J. Omolo, Mulugeta Getachew, Andrew F. Trawford, Johnson Ouma, Grace Murilla.
Presented at 12th KARI Biennial Scientific Conference.

Nutritional risk factors for the development of hyperlipaemia in a population of donkeys (20 September 2010).
Faith A. Burden, Elizabeth Hazell-Smith, Andrew F. Trawford.
Presented at 5th European Workshop on Equine Nutrition.

Feeding working donkeys in Mexico: success in simplicity (19 September 2010).
Faith A. Burden, Andrew F. Trawford.
Presented at 5th European Workshop on Equine Nutrition.

Idiopathic colitis in 40 donkeys (9 September 2009).
Nicole du Toit, Faith A. Burden, John Gallagher, Mulugeta Getachew, Andrew F. Trawford.
Presented at British Equine Veterinary Association Congress 2009.

Morphological study of tracheal shape in older donkeys with and without tracheal obstruction (5 September 2009).
Rhianne J. Powell, Nicole du Toit, Faith A. Burden, Padraic M. Dixon.
Presented at 4th World Equine Airways Symposium.

Use of the larval migration assay to investigate suspected macrocyclic lactone resistant cyathostomin populations (30 July 2008).
Ailie Robinson, Claire McArthur, Faith A. Burden, Leila Goss, Andrew F. Trawford, Frank Jackson, Jacqui. B. Matthews.
Presented at International Equine Parasite Drug Resistance Workshop.

Case control study to investigate risk factors for impaction colic in donkeys in the UK (14 June 2008).
Gina L. Pinchbeck, Ruth Cox, Faith A. Burden, Lee Gosden, Andrew F. Trawford, Christopher Proudman.
Presented at 9th International Equine Colic Research Symposium.

Gastric ulcers in donkeys: prevalence and effect of diet (14 June 2008).
Faith A. Burden, Alexandra K. Thiemann, Andrew F. Trawford, John Gallagher.
Presented at 9th International Equine Colic Research Symposium.

Prognostic indicators for survival of impaction colic in UK donkeys (14 June 2008).
K. A. Bunker, Ruth Cox, Christopher Proudman, Faith A. Burden, Andrew F. Trawford, Gina L. Pinchbeck.
Presented at 9th International Equine Colic Research Symposium.

A case control study to investigate risk factors for impaction colic in UK donkeys (26 March 2008).
Ruth Cox, Faith A. Burden, Lee Gosden, Christopher Proudman, Andrew F. Trawford, Gina L. Pinchbeck.
Presented at Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Conference 2008.

Vaccination of sarcoid-bearing donkeys with chimeric virus-like particles of bovine papillomavirus type 1 (3 November 2007).
A. Hossein, K. Piuko, Faith A. Burden, ZhengQiang Yuan, Elizabeth A. Gault, Matthias Müller, Andrew F. Trawford, Lubna Nasir, M. Saveria Campo.
Presented at 24th International Papillomavirus Conference and Clinical Workshop.

Post mortem survey of dental disease in donkeys (11 September 2007).
Nicole du Toit, Susan A. Kempson, Padraic M. Dixon.
Presented at British Equine Veterinary Association Congress 2007.

Sarcoids: clinical epidemiology, principal effects and treatment responses (29 November 2006).
G. Ayele, Feseha Gebreab, E. Bojia, Mulugeta Getachew, Alemayehu Fanta, Mersha Tesfaye, B. Amare, N. Dereje, C. Chala, A. Asefa, Joe Anzuino, Andrew F. Trawford.
Presented at 5th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

Principal health problems of donkeys in Dugda Bora district of Ethiopia (29 November 2006).
G. Ayele, Feseha Gebreab, E. Bojia, Mulugeta Getachew, Alemayehu Fanta, Mersha Tesfaye, B. Amare, N. Dereje, C. Chala, A. Asefa, Joe Anzuino, Andrew F. Trawford.
Presented at 5th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

A comprehensive approach to minimise the fatal effects of tetanus and colic in donkeys of Ethiopia (30 October 2006).
E. Bojia, Feseha Gebreab, Alemayehu Fanta, G. Ayele, Mersha Tesfaye, Andrew F. Trawford.
Presented at 5th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

Achievements of the donkey health and welfare project of The Donkey Sanctuary in Ethiopia (1994-2005) (30 October 2006).
E. Bojia, Feseha Gebreab, Alemayehu Fanta, G. Ayele, Mersha Tesfaye, B. Amare, N. Dereje, C. Chala, Andrew F. Trawford, Joe Anzuino, Mulugeta Getachew.
Presented at 5th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

Prevalence of dental disorders in rural working equines of Mexico (30 October 2006).
J. A. Fernando-Martinez, Mariano Hernandez-Gil, Aline S. de Aluja, A. Herrera-Leon, J. L. Velazquez-Ramirez.
Presented at 5th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

Seasonal variation of digestible energy requirements of mature donkeys in the UK (30 October 2006).
Stephanie J. Wood, David Smith, Catherine J. Muir, Derek Cuddeford.
Presented at 5th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

The effect of pasture restriction on dry matter intake by foraging donkeys in the UK (30 October 2006).
Stephanie J. Wood, David Smith, Catherine J. Muir, J. Oliver, Derek Cuddeford.
Presented at 5th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

Normal donkey dental anatomy (30 October 2006).
Nicole du Toit, Susan A. Kempson, Padraic M. Dixon.
Presented at 5th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

Control of equine cyathostomins under the mid-lowland tropical weather condition of Ethiopia: a mathematical modelling approach (28 October 2006).
Mulugeta Getachew, Andrew F. Trawford, Feseha Gebreab, Stuart W. Reid, Sandy Love, Giles T. Innocent.
Presented at 5th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

Hyena bite: a potential threat to the lives of working donkeys in central Ethiopia (28 October 2006).
Mersha Tesfaye, Feseha Gebreab, E. Bojia, Alemayehu Fanta, G. Ayele, B. Amare, N. Dereje, C. Chala, A. Abebe, Joe Anzuino, Andrew F. Trawford, Mulugeta Getachew.
Presented at 5th International Colloquium on Working Equids.

A sero-epidemiological study of equine tapeworm, a. perfoliata, in donkeys in Ethiopia (22 January 2006).
Mulugeta Getachew, Giles T. Innocent, Andrew F. Trawford, Feseha Gebreab, Stuart W. Reid, Sandy Love.
Presented at 9th Congress of the World Equine Veterinary Association.

Some common clinical cases and interventions at the donkey health and welfare project, Donkey Sanctuary, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia (19 April 2002).
Mulugeta Getachew, Feseha Gebreab, Andrew F. Trawford, E. Bojia, Alemayehu Fanta, B. Amare.
Presented at 4th International Colloquium on Working Equids.