This guide has been produced in 2018/19 by the voluntary initiative group on equines under the EU Platform on Animal Welfare. The positions expressed in this guide do not necessarily represent in legal terms the official position of the European Commission.

The guide presents good animal welfare practice for the keeping, care, training and use of donkeys and donkey hybrids. It is not meant to replace, contradict or put into question any existing legislation, charter, guide or guidelines