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Il Rifugio degli Asinelli will be taking part in the patronal feast of San Martino, Sala Biellese, with a formula that has the flavour of the past: a walk with donkeys that will lead you to the heart of the fair of typical local artisan, gastronomic and minor antiques, organized by the Associations of Sala Biellese in collaboration with the Municipality.
At the San Martino fair with the donkey:
When owning a donkey you have to be prepared for the cold winter months, winter care is about helping your donkey to withstand the lower temperatures and to stay healthy, rather than shutting them in completely.
Getting prepared for the winter
It’s important to be prepared and plan ahead for the winter.
With our deep sadness, Chicca (aged 31) who was the oldest donkey of the Refuge, has passed away following a severe case of colic that she was not able to recover from.
Born in 1988, Chicca was welcomed to the Refuge after having lived her first few years with two other donkeys on Lake Orta. Her owner was no longer able to care for them and for Chicca she thought of us, certain that she would find love, care and protection for life.
Last year, the donkeys Alin and Amilcare were among the charms of the event "Gli orti della Malpenga" and soon it will be repeated: Il Rifugio degli Asinelli ONLUS will be present, with human and donkey representatives, at the famous market show dedicated to the vegetable garden. and the autumn orchard that will take place on September 28th and 29th at La Malpenga (Via Scaglia 2, 13856 Vigliano Biellese), a historic park and villa in the Biella hills.
It is a stellar grooming day the one planned for Sunday, 29th September 2019 at Il Rifugio degli Asinelli in Sala Biellese (BI).
Guests of honour will be the 501st Legion Italica Garrison and Rebel Legion Italian Base, the only Star Wars costuming groups officially recognized by LucasFilm. The passion for the saga goes hand in hand with charity, the main purpose of the activities of the groups.
The period of isolation has ended for Sole and it is with his and our great joy that he was finally able to join one of our special guests: Moro, one of the 7 donkeys saved from the seizure of Alessandria. Sole really seems to appreciate being finally in the company and above all he looks at those approaching with great curiosity.
But what makes us even happier is that Sole is improving day by day.