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Preserving the integrity of the Miniature Donkey is the primary objective of our breeding program. Over the past twenty years we have selected or raised top quality jennets and have bred them to outstanding jacks. Our goal is to produce compact, well-balanced examples of the classic Mediterranean Miniature Donkey with their trademark 'endearing' personalities.

We have 16 active brood jennets that we breed approxiamately every two years or even less in this economy. Their heights range from 28¾" to 34¼" with an average height of less than 31½". We have 2 young jennets (located on our future brood jennet page) that will not be bred until they are, at least, four years of age so that they are not expected to raise foals of their own until they are mature at five years of age. If other breeders followed this practice we could possibly keep the donkey market from falling and our donkeys happier and healthier. As these young jennets are added to our breeding program we will be offering some of our other jennets for sale to keep our herd at a manageable number. We want to always be able to give each of our donkeys the individual attention that they so crave.


~ Click here for our retired or deceased Brood Jennets for Reference ~

~ Click here to see photos of teats & bags of jennets close to foaling ~


Welcome to HAA Miniature Donkey Farm!

 

~ The jennets below have been bred in 2015 for a foal due in 2016 ~


Designer Donkeys' Posy

(Photos Coming Soon!)

Red Jennet (will measure soon)
DOB 6/07/11
MDR #62355
Microchip ID# on file

Sire:  Designer Donkeys' Sundance,  34½" Dark Red
      Grand Sire:  Circle C Obsession, 32½" Black w/Cross
      Grand Dam:   McGee's Lonesome Dove Peach 31 ½" Dark Red

Dam:  LN Half Ass Acres Pink Bouquet, 33½" Light Red (Pink)
      Grand Sire:  LN Red Glo,  31½" Red Chestnut
      Grand Dam: LN Bride's Boquet, 30½" Gray-Dun


Posy is bred for a July foal. She was pasture exposed from June 1st to August 29th, 2015, to Circle C Victory, a 29 ¾" black jack who was the 2005 Nationals Reserve Champion Jack. Victory was sired by Future Link. Her last foal, HG Donkeys Phinnigin, was born on 2014/12/3. Phinnigin is doing very well in the show ring.

Posy and her foal will be offered for sale together after her baby has been born. You can see Posy now on our barn cam along with Jitterbug, one of our show jennets. We will be taking photos and videos of her soon. Posey has not started 'bagging up' yet so we expect her to foal in August.

All reference photos are compliments of The Lazy N Ranch in Iowa, Circle C Ranch in Canada and HG Donkeys in Texas..

Posy's bag & teats 2016
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
 

 

HHAA Sweet Punch
Miniature Donkey at Half Ass Acres, HHAA Sweet Punch
Miniature Donkey at Half Ass Acres, HHAA Sweet Punch
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33 ½" Black Jennet w/Cross, Intermediate Muzzle & Blue/Gray Eyes!
DOB 4/23/11 @2:51am
Birth Height:  22½" ~ Birth Weight: 27.0 lbs
MDR Registration #61420
Microchip ID#on file

Sire: HHAA Black 'n' Blue (Bruise), 30 ½" Black w/Cross
      Grand Sire:  Itsy Bitsy Front and Center, 31" Black w/Star
      Grand Dam:  Sunset Acres Junebug, 32 ½" Black NLP


Dam:  Sunset Acres Sweet Pea, 33" Black
      Grand Sire:  MGF Homer, 33 ¼" Black & White Spot
      Grand Dam:  Sunset Acres Ms. B, 34" Black


Click MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Punch's complete pedigree!

Sweet Pea, Punch's dam, was bred to Black n Blue, aka Bruise, our young herd sire and Punch was his first offspring. We are so excited about what he has produced for us. He and Sweet Pea have put their gene stamp on this gorgeous little girl in a very special way. We could not be any more pleased with Sweet Pea, Bruise, or Sweet Punch. Our friend in Florida, Donna, named this little foal for us. Suits her since she is sweet as can be and her daddy is Bruise, the jack with the 'knock-out' punch! Thanks, Donna, we love her name!

Punch has been hand bred to Zoo for a foal due on October 30th, 2016. This will be her first foal and our first foal born here sired by Zoo. We are very excited about what this combination should produce as genetically there are only two color possibilities for this foal...solid dark or dark spotted!

 

~ The eight Jennets below this point will be bred in 2016 for foals due in 2017 ~


Sky Point Picabo
Champion Producer
Sky Point Picabo, spotted jennet on May 17th, 2011
Sky Point Picabo, spotted jennet on May 17th, 2011
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Body clipped photos & videos of Boo taken on 5/17/11.


Winter time photos & videos of Boo taken on 12/17/09.

31 ½" Light Gray & White Spotted Jennet
DOB 9/29/94
MDR Registration #EC13239 ~ ACOSA Registration #SA2623
DNA Typed @ Texas A&M University
Microchip ID#on file

Sire:  Garrett's Cozy Acres Silver Fox, 32 ¾" Gray & White Spotted
      Grand Sire:  Untraced
      Grand Dam:  Untraced


Dam:  Shady Acres Muffin, 32 ¼" Gray-Dun
      Grand Sire:  Shady Acres Julio, 29 ½" Gray-Dun
      Grand Dam: Untraced

Click MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Boo's complete pedigree!

Picabo was owned by our mentors, Ed & Linda Trimnell of Windcrest Acres, since she was a young foal and Linda considered her to be her best producing jennet. When Windcrest Acres went out of business due to health reasons Picabo was sold to Kathy Loudamy at K & K Ranch. Picabo produced many more champions while owned by Kathy and she would have never parted with her except that she was the hardest donkey to catch she had ever encountered. Since Kathy is usually always alone at the barn she offered her to me since my husband and I are both retired and we do all of our donkey chores together. I have admired Picabo and her offspring thoughout all the years I have been involved in donkeys and I jumped at the chance to own such a fantastic little spotted donkey. I thought I would have no trouble training Miss Picabo to easily be caught.

Day one of owning her: I kept her in a stall and small paddock and gave her a treat every time I passed her but only if she would allow me to put the halter on her. I must have repeated this lesson no less than 50 times that day. Late that afternoon I turned Picabo out in a larger pasture since I was going to be gone all the next day. About an hour later I went to her pasture just to see if I could catch her. Well....... she ran like the wind  before I even got within 30' of her!! She was so far away that she could not have heard me saying 'cookie, cookie' if I had used a megaphone. A cowboy with a 500' rope could not have lassoed her!! I called Kathy and told her I wanted my money back. Kathy promptly told me that Picabo was my 'diet & weight loss donkey' and she insisted I keep her so that I would be forced to lose weight. At this rate I should weigh about 100 lbs by this time next year. If you are ever this way please stop by for a visit and help me catch Miss Boo so I can worm her and do her little hooves occasionally. All help will be so appreciated. Just consider visiting Picabo and me instead of going to the gym. I will keep you posted on the continuing saga of  "Catch Me If You Can".

"Boo" has retained her great conformation through eleven foals and due to her refusal to be caught easily. She is square and drafty and she is a long time producer of show quality donkeys with her same outstanding build.

Thank you to The Randall Family for their expert assistance in handling Miss Boo during her photo shoot!! Now you can see why I love her even if she is hard to catch sometimes!

Boo is pastured with Kryptonite now for a foal due in 2017. The last date we observed her in season was 1/03/16.

Boo has produced the following foals:

1) Windcrest Little Trinket, 6/16/98, a show winning jennet;

2) Windcrest Little Chanelle, 6/02/00, spotted jennet, a show winner;

3) Windcrest Sky's The Limit, 3/29/01, 2002 ACOSA Grand National Jack;

4) Windcrest Over the Top, 8/22/02, Spotted Jack, ACOSA 2 & Under National Champion & ACOSA Reserve National Champion Jack;

5) Windcrest April Charm, 4/04/04, dark spotted jennet;.

6) Windcrest Destiny, her 2005 jack foal, and a full brother to April Charm;

7) KKR Tuff Enough, 4/06/07, dark spotted jack with blue eyes;

8) KKR Eight Belles, 8/16/08, gray jennet;

9) KKR Wise Guy, 9/6/10, spotted jack;

10) HHAA Whimsy, 5/21/12, brown jennet;

11) HHAA Bonafide, 4/22/14, spotted show quality gelding.

12) Boo's next foal is due in 2017.


Boo is no longer offered for sale.  Before she went to
Heaven someone I loved asked me to keep Boo forever.
And I will honor that promise as long as I have my health.

 

The Elms Black Beauty
Miniature Donkey, The Elms Black Beauty
Miniature Donkey, The Elms Black Beauty
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Photos and videos taken on May 12th, 2015

31 ½" True Black Jennet w/NLP (no cross!)
DOB 5/20/11
MDR Registration #61420
Microchip ID#on file

Sire: PWF Geronimo, 31" Dark Brown/White Spotted
      Grand Sire:  Brasstown Brayer's Chippewa, 33 ½" Brown/White Spotted
      Grand Dam:  PMF Litle Minarta, 32" Brown/Gray-Dun


Dam:  The Elms Black Lace, 33" Black w/Cross
      Grand Sire:  MGF Black Knight, 32 ½" Black w/Cross
      Grand Dam:  LUA Max's Sweet Caroline, 32 ¾" Black
w/Cross

Click MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree BB''s complete pedigree!

They don't come any blacker nor sweeter than this girl. BB came all the way from Iowa when Poderosa Donkey Farm dispersed their herd and retired from raising donkeys. BB has a very nice topline and she is a beautiful mover. We are looking forward to what she will produce.

BB has been bred to Zoo for her first foal that will be due on January 30th, 2017.

 

Heiken's Ark Ramona LB
Heiken's Ark Ramona LB, miniature donkey brood jennet at Half Ass Acres
Heiken's Ark Ramona LB, miniature donkey brood jennet at Half Ass Acres
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28 ¾" Very Dark Brown Jennet w/NLP
DOB 9/11/05
Birth Height: 19½"
MDR Registration #46073
Microchip ID#on file

Sire:  LUA Maxx's Little Buckaroo, 30 3/8" Black
     Grand Sire:  Spotted Acres Maxx, 32 ½" Black, NLP
      Grand Dam:  LUA Memorial Day's Angel, 31 ½" Brown
           
Dam:  Heiken's Ark Renee, 31 ¾" Very Dark Brown, NLP
      Grand Sire:   Heiken's Ark Top Gun, 29" Dark Brown
      Grand Dam:   Heiken's Ark Reba, 32 ¾" Dark Brown, NLP
           

Click MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Ramona's complete pedigree!

What a dark little doll she is. Her dam is a very nice 31 ¾" dark brown daughter of Top Gun. Her sire is 30 3/8" Little Buckaroo who is drafty and black with no cross. We purchased Ramona at The Great American Miniature Donkey Sale in Ohio July 28th, 2007. We are so pleased with her. She is as sweet as she can be. She was so tiny that we waited until she was nearly 4 years old to breed her. Ramona is pastured with Kryptonite now. The last time we observed her in season was on 2/20/16.

Ramona is the dam of the following foals:

1) HHAA Pull-String Toy, 4/15/10, Dark Brown Jennet w/NLP. (retained at HAA!)

2) HHAA Little Much, 7/15/14, Dark Jack w/NLP.

Click here to see more photos of Ramona taken on July 30th, 2007.



 

Itsy Bitsy Stardance

Itsy Bitsy Stardance, miniature donkey brood jennet at Half  Ass Acres
Photos taken August 5th, 2013, three days after foaling!
Itsy Bitsy Stardance, miniature donkey brood jennet at Half  Ass Acres
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30 ½" True Black Jennet w/NLP & Star
DOB 5/25/06
Birth Height: 20½"
MDR Registration #48798
Microchip ID#on file


Sire:  Circle C Main Event, 32 ½" Black w/Star (Halter Champion)
      Grand Sire:  MGF Future Link, 32" Black w/Star (Halter Champion)
      Grand Dam:  Soderglen's Queenie, 32" Black


Dam:  Valiant Miss Starlet, 33" Black (Multiple Halter Champ)
      Grand Sire:  Soderglen's Muchacho, 33 ½" Black, NLP
      Grand Dam:  Valiant Tequila, 33 ½" Gray-Dun


Click MDR sticker to see  Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Stardance's complete pedigree.

We fell in love with Stardance when we were in Texas visiting Itsy Bitsy Burro Co and we just had to have her. She is just as sweet as she is beautiful! Stardance stays black all year round. She doesn't turn brown even when left out in the sun. She is black as coal in the summertime or when body clipped. She is measuring under 30½" tall as well. We will take new photos and videos next spring after we body clip her.

We allowed Stardance to have a long rest and she has now been bred to Zoo for a foal due on April 3rd, 2017.

Stardance is the dam of the following foals:

1) HHAA Tiny Dancer, Dark Spotted Jennet, DOB 7/20/10- DOD 8/02/10 (Tiny Dancer had badly contracted tendons that the vets were unable to repair during her operation. They suggested that the humane thing to do was to put her down. It was beyond heartbreaking.)

2) HHAA Dance Much? (Tango), 8/02/13, Black w/cross Jack w/NLP.


Click here  to see more photos of Stardance!



 

Engman's Half Ass Acres Shimmy
Engman's Half Ass Acres Shimmy October 7th, 2010
Engman's Half Ass Acres Shimmy October 7th, 2010
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28 ¾" Gray Jennet
DOB 7/24/06
MDR Registration #57964
Microchip ID#on file

Sire: Heiken's Ark Achilles, 27 ½" Gray
      Grand Sire:  Ozark Little Red Ninja, 33 ¼" Light Red
      Grand Dam:  DMF Anastasia, 32¼" Gray


Dam:  Engman's Toodles, 31" Gray
      Grand Sire:   Engman's Ranger, 29" Gray
      Grand Dam:   DMF Jerrie, 31" Gray


Click MDR sticker to see  Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Shimmy's complete pedigree.

They don't come any cuter than this tiny toy tank! Shimmy has grown one half of an inch since we updated her papers with her height. We will update them again soon after we are sure she has stopped growing.

Photos and videos above were taken on October 7th, 2010, three days after foaling her first baby, Ten-Four (a.k.a. Roger That). Thank you to Dena Wilson for her assistance in taking Shimmy's photos.

Shimmy was hand bred to Heza Brick House and delivered an adorable spotted jack on 3/31/14. Shimmy was allowed to rest in 2015. She will be bred to Kryptonite for a foal due in 2017. The last time we observed her in season was on 4/07/16.

Shimmy is the dam of the following foals:

1) HHAA Ten-Four (Roger That), 10/04/10, gray-dun gelding. (adored mascot at HAA!)

2) HHAA Hypnotic (Trance), 3/31/14, spotted jack. (now residing in Colombia, South America!)

 

Li'l Angels Hello Dolly
Miniature Donkey Brood Jennet at Half Ass Acres, Li'l Angels Hello Dolly
Miniature Donkey Brood Jennet at Half Ass Acres, Li'l Angels Hello Dolly
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32 ½" Light Brown & White Spotted Jennet
DOB 4/26/12
Birth Height: 22"
MDR Registration #62791
ACOSA Registration #SA2898
Microchip ID#on file

Sire: Li'l Angels Indiana Jones, 30 ¾" Brown/White Spotted
      Grand Sire:  Itsy Bitsy Burro Co 1/2 Teaspoon, 30 ½" Dark Brown
      Grand Dam:  Parkside Toffee Chips, 32" Dark Brown/White Spotted


Dam:  Li'l Angels Lacy Doll, 31 ½" Dark Brown, Faint Star
      Grand Sire:  Itsy Bitsy Burro Co. Mr. Playbill, 31 ½" Black
      Grand Dam:  Li'l Angels Esther, 33" Dark Brown/Gray


Click MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Dolly's complete pedigree!

We are so very well pleased with Dolly. She is very correct plus sweet to boot. Dolly was added to our brood jennet band in April of 2016, when she turned four years of age. She is pastured with Bruise now and had her first heat cycle on 4/13/16. Hopefully this will produce a foal due in April of 2017.

Photos and videos above were taken on July 17th, 2015, with the help of Katie Randall's expert handling.

If this donkey is ever offered for sale Jenny Eastep, her breeder, has the right to first refusal.

 

Sunset Acres Junebug
Champion Producer
Sunset Acres Junebug, brood jennet at Half Ass Acres Miniature Donkey Farm.
Photos taken at 18 years of age in October of 2015
Sunset Acres Junebug, brood jennet at Half Ass Acres Miniature Donkey Farm.
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32 ½" True Black Jennet, NLP
DOB 6/01/97
MDR Registration #28305
Microchip ID#on file

Sire:  Circle C Little Motown, 35 1/8" Black w/Cross
      Grand Sire:  Smith Herd Oats, Light Red
      Grand Dam:  Smith Herd Mandy, Brown


Dam:  Sunset Acres Zelda, 32" Black w/Cross, NLP
      Grand Sire:  B.J. Smokey, 30" Gray-Dun
      Grand Dam:  Tater's Brighty, 32" Gray-Dun


Click MDR sticker to see  Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Junie's complete pedigree!

We were thrilled to add Junebug to our herd. She is built like our ideal donkey. She was Linda Trimnell's very favorite donkey and the very last one she sold when she dispersed her herd due to health reasons. We are flattered that she let Junebug come to live at Half Ass Acres. Please, please don't tell the other donkeys but Junebug is my personal favorite brood jennet!

Photos and videos were taken October 14th, 2015, at eighteen years of age. Thank you to Katie Randall for her expert handling of Junie during her photo shoot. The Bug was wonderful for her photos but difficult is putting it mildly for her spa treatment. Just ask Katie for details!! Junie is slightly spoiled to say the least...first by Linda Trimnell and then by me. Afterall she is the matriach of our brood jennets and she knows she is numero uno.

Junebug's papers state that she is black with a cross but there is not a hint of a cross showing on her!! We will have her papers updated to reflect that.

Junebug has been bred to our newest spotted herdsire, Donkette Korral Kryptonite, for a foal due on April 24th, 2017. Please don't even ask if this jennet is for sale. She is here to stay as long as I am still breathing and can care for her properly.

Junebug is the dam of the following foals:

1) Sunset Acres Astro, 2/15/02, black jack w/NLP;

2) Sunset Acres Unnamed, March, 2003, deceased jack, (delivered by c-section)
2) HHAA Black 'n' Blue Black 'n; Blue, aka Bruise8/09/08, black herd sire @ HAA;
3) HHAA Jealous Much, 4/06/10, spotted former herdsire and now a show gelding @ Half Ass Acres;

4) HHAA Mirror, Mirror, 4/23/12, black w/cross jennet w/NLP;

5) HHAA Takin' Names, 5/02/14, spotted gelding.

 

Itsy Bitsy Bet on the Derby
Miniature donkey brood jennet at Half Ass Acres, Itsy Bitsy Bet on the Derby
Miniature donkey brood jennet at Half Ass Acres, Itsy Bitsy Bet on the Derby
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34 ¼" Very Dark Brown & White Spotted Jennet
DOB 4/10/08
Birth Height: 22" ~ Birth Weight: 23 lbs.
MDR #53015
ACOSA #SA2350


Sire: Sunset Acres Smart Derby, 32 ½" True Black
      Grand Sire:  Rhone's Little Brown Satchel, 30 ½"Black w/Cross
      Grand Dam:  R&D D&H Molly, 32 ½"
Black


Dam:  Big Woods Best Kept Secret, 33 ¼" Dark Spotted
      Grand Sire:  Circle C Motown's Secret, 33" Black w/NLP
      Grand Dam:  Fisher's Justine, 32 ½" Gray & White Spotted


Click MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Bet's complete pedigree!

Bets is the product of two National Champions and it shows from her head to her tail! She was sold for $10,000 as a newborn and we just recently purchased her back from her owners who are having health problems and moving and have no room for donkeys. Bets has been a pet all of her life but we will hopefully make her a mom for a foal that will be due in 2016. She has never been separated from her best friend, Miss Hifalutin, and we intend to keep them that way. Photos and videos were taken on July 20th, 2015, with the expert help of Katie Randall. Bets has been hand bred to Kryptonite for a foal due onMay 1st, 2017.

If this donkey is ever sold she is promised to Jerry and Tonnie Willrich at Itsy Bitsy Burro Company. This is one exceptional jennet!!

Click here to see newborn photos of Bets!

 

~ The Jennets below this point will be resting in 2016. ~

 

Flight of Fancy Star Struck
Flight of Fancy Star Struck
Flight of Fancy Star Struck
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31 ¾" Black Jennet w/Cross & Large Star
DOB 8/26/10
Birth Height: 20 ¼" ~ Birth Weight: 21 lbs.
MDR Registration #60100
Microchip ID#on file

Sire: Itsy Bitsy Front and Center, 31 ¼" Black w/Cross
      Grand Sire:  Circle C Main Event, 32 ½" Black
      Grand Dam:  Valiant Tequila, 33 5/8" Gray-Dun


Dam:  Brasstown Brayer Black Beauty, 31" Black w/Cross & Small Star
      Grand Sire:  Springlake Black Magic, 31 ½" Smoky Black
      Grand Dam:  Springlake Candy, 32" Brown/Gray


Click MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Star Struck's complete pedigree!

We are thrilled to have this tiny "knock- out" black jenny with a huge star added to our brood jennet band. She has a beautiful and very unusual “blue” eye. (although, as ADMS explains, it is technically a “grey” eye unlike the blue pinto eye).

We are very excited to add her to our herd but very sad that Jane Savage of Flight of Fancy Miniatures is now retiring from the miniature donkey business so that she and her husband will be free to travel around the world if they like. Jane has been a valuable asset to the miniature donkey world and a wonderful mentor to me. Thank you, Jane, for allowing your best to come and live at Half Ass Acres! Please don't ask me if I will sell this jennet. I want her to stay right here at Half Ass Acres. I have already been talked out of too many of my Flight of Fancy girls and I just don't want to part with anymore of them.

The updated photos above were taken June 9th, 2015, the day after Star Struck delivered her first foal. Her belly had been clipped for our vet to do an exterior ultrasound and she still has her long, winter, sunbleached coat. I will try to body clip her soon and take better updated photos and videos.

Note: If this donkey is ever sold Kelly Dehnel is promised the right of first refusal.

Star Struck is the dam of one foal:

1) Goody 2 Shoes, 6/08/15, few spot gelding.

 

HHAA Paper Tyger
HHAA Paper Tyger, miniature donkey jennet
HHAA Paper Tyger, miniature donkey jennet
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32" Very Dark Brown Jennet w/NLP
DOB 7/06/10 @ 10:42pm
Birth Height:  20 ¼" ~ Birth Weight: 18 lbs.
MDR Registration #59914
Microchip ID# on file

Sire: Heiken's Ark Napoleon, 31 ½" Dark Tri-Colored Spot w/NLP
      Grand Sire:  Heiken's Ark Dandy, 30 ¼" Dark Spotted
      Grand Dam:  LN Nigeria, Grulla Brown/Gray w/NLP


Dam:  Gladybrooke Glorianna, 31" Very Dark Brown
      Grand Sire:  Gladybrooke Skip, 29" Dark Brown
      Grand Dam:  Heighmah's Chloe, 32" Gray-Dun


Click MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Tyger's complete pedigree!

Glorianna had so many wonderful foals for us and this little girl is another one we simply love. She is a very dark one with no light points and she has the cutest personality. She was making squeaking sounds while she was being born and has never stopped. When we call her or she see us coming she almost sounds like a little baby pig squeaking. Be sure to watch her video on YouTube and you will see and hear what I mean.

Tyger is very petite and small in statue. She has the best of her sire's and dam's attributes and wears her progeny well. We feel she will remain small.

This little gal was named by Joe. He does not get to name many of our foals since I am always picking out names. We decided he would name her and he immediately named her Paper Tyger. Tyger is so full of personality and adds so much excitement to our pasture. She is always running around sticking her nose into everything and making the cutest little sounds. She walks and talks, she runs and talks, and she stands while you pet her and talks. What a unique little girl. No, she is not a pig, she only makes piglet sounds.

Photos and videos were taken on August 19th, 2015, a few days after she had her first foal, so she is a little out of shape.

Paper Tyger is the dam of one foal:

1) HHAA Paper Doll House, 8/15/15, Dark Jennet w/NLP

 

HHAA Smitten
HHAA Smitten on September 15th, 2015, one week after having her first foal, Cahoots.
HHAA Smitten on September 15th, 2015, one week after having her first foal, Cahoots.
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31 ¼" Very Dark Brown Jennet w/NLP
DOB 4/06/10 @ 12:12am
Birth Height:  22" ~ Birth Weight: 27 lbs.
MDR Registration #59253
Microchip ID#on file

Sire:  Wit's End Badlands Marauder, 30 ½" Burgandy Black
      Grand Sire:  Sunset Acres Speedway Racer, 32" Very Dk Brown w/NLP
      Grand Dam:  Sunset Acres Meggie Mae, 32 ½" Black w/Cross


Dam:  Big Woods Best Kept Secret, 32½" Dark Spotted
      Grand Sire:  Circle C Motown's Secret, 33" Black w/NLP
      Grand Dam:  Fisher's Justine, 32 ½" Gray & White Spotted

Click MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Smitten's complete pedigree!

In the wee hours of the morning Bessie gave birth to the prettiest, no light point, jennet. Her color still has us guessing from time to time but after taking and looking at many pictures it has been decided she is very dark brown with no light points. I must say her adoring personality captured our attention and our hearts and once again we were “smitten” by another beautiful foal born to us at Half Ass Acres. Nothing would do but we name this beautiful little girl for what had taken place in our hearts. We were “smitten” with love for her.

Smitten wears her progeny well, taking the best from her gene pool and sporting around the pastures holding her head up high as if to say, “Surely you are “smitten” with my beauty”…and she is right. She is as stocky as she can be and stands so straight and tall. Her bite is perfect, her legs are perfect, and she is a perfect match for us.

We would love to have you visit our farm so you, too, can be “smitten” with the charm this little girl has to offer. She comes with that guarantee for sure. All the hugs and kisses she will give you are free!

Smitten has been body clipped and new photos and videos were taken on September 15th, 2015, one week after giving birth to her very first foal. Her video is in progress now.

Click here to see Smitten's newborn photos & videos.


Smitten is the dam of one foal:

1) HHAA Cahoots, 9/08/15, spotted jack.


 

HHAA Be Dazzled
HHAA Be Dazzled,miniature donkey brood jennet at Half Ass Acres
HHAA Be Dazzled,miniature donkey brood jennet at Half Ass Acres
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30 ¼" Dark Brown Jennet w/NLP
DOB: 5/17/03
Birth Height:  20¼"
MDR Registration #35528
Microchip ID#on file

Sire:  PGF Peppercorn Jack , 30 ½" Brown
      Grand Sire:  My World Buster, 30 ¼" Sorrel
      Grand Dam:  Pine Grove Farm's Rhubarb, 31 ½" Gray-Dun

Dam:  Gladybrooke Glorianna, 31" Very Dark Brown
      Grand Sire:  Gladybrooke Skip, 29" Dark Brown
      Grand Dam:  Heighmah's Chloe, 32" Gray-Dun

Click the MDR sticker to see  Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Bee's complete pedigree.

Bee was sold as a yearling in 2004 and we were happy to welcome her back to Half Ass Acres in August of 2010. Bee is a full sister to Ma Bell, Hey Sailor and Miss HiFalutin. She is a half sister to Paper Tyger.

A big, big 'Thank You' to Dena Wilson who assisted me in Bee's photo shoot in 100 degree weather and never complained!  You are a true friend, Dena, and I really appreciate you.

Bee is the dam of the following foals:

(1) LN Vu Daz, 2006, black jack;

(2) LN  Deja Dazzler, 2007, black gelding;

(3) LN Dazzle T, 2008, black jennet;

(4) LN Dazzlerie, 8/12/09, dark gray w/nlp jennet.

(5) HHAA Lady Like, 5/08/12, spotted jennet w/apron face & nlp; (ambassodor donkey at HAA)

(6) HHAA Tramp Stamp, 10/04/15, spotted jennet.


Click here to see more photos of Be Dazzled as a youngster!

 

The Jennets below this point have foals by their sides.

 

Carousel Garden's Sweet Sensation
Carousel Gardens Sweet Sensation
Carousel Gardens Sweet Sensation
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30 ¼" Frosted Spotted White Jennet
DOB 7/08/03
MDR Registration #36295
Microchip ID#on file

Sire:  Kritter Korner's D. K. Casper, 31 ½" White *FSW
      Grand Sire:  Kritter Korner's February, 31 ½" Brown & White Spotted
      Grand Dam:   Kritter Korner's Jackie, 30 ½" Gray-Dun


Dam:  Adele's Adorable Arabella, 32" Gray-Dun
      Grand Sire:   Rocky Point Tiny Tim, 32" Gray-Dun
      Grand Dam:   Adele's Adorable Adelina, 32 ½" Gray-Dun


Click MDR sticker to see  Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Sweetie's complete pedigree.

Sweetie was bred to Black 'n' Blue (Bruise) for a foal due March 28th, 2016. She was pasture exposed to Bruise from March 26th thru May 7th, 2015. We last observed her in season on 3/28/15. We are hoping for a repeat as good as the last foal this combination produced. You can now observe Sweetie under our barn cam. She is with her stablemate, Ch Ching, who is due the second week of April.

Sweetie started 'bagging up' on February 10th, 2016. We expect her to foal within six weeks of that date give or take two weeks.

If this donkey is ever sold she is promised to Mary Hood!

Sweetie is the dam of the following foals:

1) Itsy Bitsy Overnight Sensation, 1/22/07, frosted spotted jack;

2) Itsy Bitsy Jet Ice, 4/11/10, frosted spotted jack;

3) Fleur de lys Farm Juliette, 4/16/12, frosted white jennet w/red highlights;

4) HHAA Eye Candy, 4/19/14, silver/gray jennet;

5) HHAA Girl Crush, 3/20/16, frosted spotted jennet.


 

HHAA Ch Ching
HHAA Ch Ching
HHAA Ch Ching
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32 ¼" Dark Brown/Roan (near Black!) & White Spotted Jennet
DOB 9/20/06
MDR Registration #47784
ACOSA Registration #SA2195
Microchip ID# on file

Sire:  PGF Peppercorn Jack, 30 ½" Brown
      Grand Sire:  My World Buster, 30 ¼" Sorrel
      Grand Dam:  Pine Grove Farm's Rhubarb, 31 ½" Gray-Dun


Dam:  Windcrest Little Sierra, 33" Black/Roan & White Spot
      Grand Sire:  Fisher's Ghost, 30" Fully-frosted White
      Grand Dam:  Sutherlin's Little Reba, 33" Smoky Black


Click MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Ch Ching's complete pedigree!

Ch Ching's name means excellent, fantastic, and is believed to come from the sound falling coins make. Her color is a dark brown/roan (near black) with white spots. She has two dark eyes with eyeliner all around. Ch Ching was sold as a yearling to my great friend, Jane Savage, at Flight of Fancy Miniatures in New Hampshire. We just recentely purchased her back when Jane sadly retired from the miniature donkey business so she could travel. This jennet is a full sister to the late and great Half Ass Acres Mojave who appeared on the cover of Asset Magazine one summer. She is also a full sister to Half Ass Acres Splish Splash and a half sister to HHAA Hula Hoop, HHAA Presto and HHAA Pajama Girl.

We pasture exposed Ch Ching to Bruise from March 28th, 2015 thru May 20th, 2015. We last observed her in season on April 12th, 2015. You can now observe Ch Ching under the barn cam. She started 'bagging up' on 3/23/16. We expect her to foal within six weeks of this date give or take two weeks.

Click here Ch Ching!!!!!!! - copyright Half Ass Acres Miniature Donkeys - Do Not Steal!to see Ching's baby photos!


Ch Ching is the dam of the following:

1) HHAA Ch Chime, 5/26/13, dark spotted jennet. (show jennet at HAA)

2) HHAA Ch Ch Changes, 5/01/16, black jack.


 

~ The Jennets below this point are Show and/or
Ambassador jennets and are not used for breeding ~

 

758'sJitterbug
758's Jitterbug, light red masked spot performance jennet.758's Jitterbug, light red masked spot performance jennet.

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33 ¼" Light Red Masked Spotted Jennet
DOB 6/08/05
DNA Type on file @ Texas A&M University
MDR Registration #43241 ~ ACOSA Registration #Pending
Microchip ID#on file

Sire:  LN Star Spangled Banner, 33" Dark Red
      Grand Sire:  LN Nicolodeon, 32" Brown/Gray-Dun
      Grand Dam:  LN Nolina Jo, 32" Dark Brown


Dam:  E.N.E. Pinot, 35" Red
      Grand Sire:  Miniature Gray-Boy, 35" Dark Gray-Dun
      Grand Dam:  E.N.E. Pink Chablis, 35 ½" Light Red


Click the MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Jitterbug's complete pedigree.

Christmas came early this year because Jitterbug has just arrived all the way from Coyote Run Miniature Donkey Farm in Arkansas. She is a gorgeous masked spotted light red who is covered in beautiful dapples from her head to her tail. She has four white legs and the largest blaze face you have ever seen. She has been bred to Coyote Run's Red Ranger, a best of breed champion dark red jack for a foal due the first week of August, 2016. Jitterbug is trained for driving and in-hand events so we are hoping that she is not in foal so she can be shown in 2016. We have always loved and admired this jennet when we saw her competing in NMDA shows so when she was offered for sale I jumped at the chance to own her. This is one very fancy performance donkey and we absolutely love her! Thank you to Jerry and Belinda Whitley for allowing me to own Jitterbug and to Sandi Costa and Belinda for doing such a fine job of training this fabulous jennet. I am still pinching myself to realize that she is really mine.

A special thank you to my side kick, Katie Randall, for the fantastic job she did handling this jennet. Everything you see from the trail obstacles to her driving was done for the very first time with no practice runs. Both of these girls are amazing and I am so blessed to have them in my life.

At this point Jitterbug is not looking like she is in foal. Time will tell but we think that Jitterbug is a barren jennet and that is fine by us. We will use her for a show jennet only.

Jitterbug has produced the following foal:

1) Information coming soon but the foal is now residing in France.

 

HHAA Pony -Tailed Lass
The official mascot of Half Ass Acres!
This jennet will NEVER be used for breeding!
Pony-Tailed Lass, Mascot of Half Ass Acres Miniature Donkey Farm!
Pony-Tailed Lass, Mascot of Half Ass Acres Miniature Donkey Farm!
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30 ¼" Dark Brown & White Spotted Tail-less Jennet
DOB 9/24/07 @9:30pm
Birth Height:  18 ½" - Birth Weight: 17 lbs.
MDR #51583 ~ ACOSA #SA2294
Microchip ID# on file

Sire:  PGF Peppercorn Jack, 30 ½" Brown
      Grand Sire:  My World Buster, 30 ¼" Sorrel
      Grand Dam:  Pine Grove Farm's Rhubarb, 31 ½" Gray-Dun

Dam:  Taste the Rainbow, 32 ¾" Dark Brown & White Spotted
      Grand Sire:  Sunset Acres Hoops, 31 ½" True Jet Black w/NLP
      Grand Dam:  HAA Alanis Morissette, 33 ½" Dk Brn/White Spotted



Click MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Pony Tail's complete pedigree!

Bow's baby was breech and she was in labor for nearly two hours before our vet arrived who was on another call and delivered the baby alive! A true miracle...she is a gorgeous, tiny, dark spot but she was born without a tail or anus. We took her to UT Vet Hospital where they constructed her anus. A big thank you to our own personal and wonderful vet, Dr. Greg Harris, for saving her life!!!!

Click here Pony-Tailed Lass - copywight Half Ass Acres Miniature Donkeys - Do Not Steal!to see more photos and videos of Pony-Tailed Lass and to hear the latest updatesl!

Click here to read about her fundraiser for her operation! Pony-Tail will NEVER be for sale..don't even ask!! She was sent to us by our friends in Heaven to be a forever mascot at Half Ass Acres.

Pony-Tail is continuing to do well and is as happy as she can be running around our farm.

Pony-Tail will never be used for breeding, of course, and she will always be the mascot at Half Ass Acres for she truly has just half of an ass!! New photos above were taken on August 31st, 2010, with our great friend's, Maria Randall, assistance!


 

HHAA Pick Pocket
HHAA Pick Pocket, jennet at Half Ass Acres
HHAA Pick Pocket, spotted jennet at Half Ass Acres
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32 ¼" Dark Brown & White Spotted Jennet w/Blaze Face
DOB 4/13/09 @1:56 pm
Birth Height:  22 ¼" ~ Birth Weight: 25.8 lbs.
MDR #57878
ACOSA#SA2555
Microchip ID#on file

Sire:  PGF Peppercorn Jack, 30 ½" Brown
      Grand Sire:  My World Buster, 30 ¼" Sorrel
       Grand Dam:  Pine Grove Farm's Rhubarb, 31 ½" Gray-Dun
       

Dam:  Windcrest Sunshine Girl, 33 ½" Dark Brown & White Spotted
      Grand Sire:  Sam Magic Place, 31 ¼" Gray-Dun
      Grand Dam:  Miss Suzie Bell, 34" Brown & White Spotted

We regretted selling Pockets from the day she left our farm as a weanling and now we finally have her back when her previous owner could not settle her in foal. We will be pairing Pockets up with her stablemate, Ladylike, and teaching them both tricks soon! Thank you to Katie Randall for her expert handling of Pockets for her photo shoot.

Click MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry Pedigree Pocket's complete pedigree!

New Photos & Videos taken on 9/24/15

First Day Outside as a Newborn.

 

HHAA Lady Like a.k.a. Lady  Lady Like a.k.a. Like
HHAA Lady Like
HHAA Lady LikeHHAA Lady Like
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31 ¼" Brown & White Spotted Jennet w/Apron Face & NLP
DOB 5/08/12 @ 10:30pm
Birth Height:  20 ½" ~ Birth Weight: 23.4 lbs.
Height 4/11/16: 31 ¼"
MDR #63035
ACOSA #SA2780
Microchip ID# on file

Click the MDR sticker to see Miniature Donkey Registry PedigreeL's complete pedigree!

Lady Like a.k.a. L is a dark brown and white, apron face, with no light points, jennet. When she is body clipped she is so dark that she looks like a black/roan and white spot.

Lady Like a.k.a. L has attended parades, birthday parties, graduations, nursing homes, etc., and she is brave enough to enter any building or do anything that you ask of her. She never meets a stranger and she is not intimated by much of anything. Whenever she performs she does it with her whole heart. As an example of this when she is jumping the blue barrels in the video it was her first time. You can see that she would try to jump over the moon if you asked.

She is up to date on hoof trims, de-wormings and all vaccinations including West Nile, Rabies, Eastern/Western Encephalomyelitis, Tetanus, Rhino and Influenza. She has a negative coggins test dated 3/13/15. L is double registered with the Miniature Donkey Registry and The American Council of Spotted Asses..

UPDATE!!! This little girl had upper fixation of the patella in both rear legs. Lady Like had an operation on April 9th, 2015, that corrected this condition but it is hereditary and she should not be bred as the condition could be passed on. Our vet advised us to teach her how to drive and to put two twenty-five lb. buckets (for a total of 50 lbs.) of sand in the cart since she was too young to pull a full size adult. Dena line drove her everywhere and this is how L was the winner of the driving award for 2014, with nearly 60 hours pulling a cart. Lady Like is now old enough to pull a cart with an adult driving.

Not for sale at this time as she is recovering from her leg operation and doing just great. We may offer her for sale at a later date when her stitches are removed and her incisions have healed but she is doing so well we may just keep her for another ambassador donkey at Half Ass Acres. Roger said he could use the help. Both Roger and L were trained by Dena Wilson to pull a cart and we are having so much fun with them both.

Please forgive me but I just cannot part with this donkey at this time. As long as I remain in good health she is here to stay.

New Photos & Videos Taken on February 14th, 2015

First Day Outside as a Newborn.

2013 Tennessee
High Point Reserve
Champion Ambassador Donkey
2013 Tennessee High Point Reserve Champion Ambassador Donkey!
2014 Tennessee
High Point Champion
Ambassador Donkey
2014 High Point Ambassador Donkey  of Tennessee
2014 Tennessee
Grand Champion
Driving Donkey
2014 Tennessee Grand Champion Driving Donkey
Handled by her previous owner, Dena Wilson, of Rocking 615 Ranch!



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