About Us

Small, Friendly, Sound, Healthy, Adorable! We have an outstanding breeding program, producing red, brown, gray and spotted donkeys. Originally from Solvang and the Ballard Apple Farm, Donna relocated Sassafrass Farm to Salado Texas in 2008. Breeding Miniatures since 2004, with champion lines in both our jack and jennets. All donkeys are microchipped, registered, vaccinated, receive farrier/hoof care, and are routinely wormed. We do the paperwork for you to insure it is completed and submitted in a timely manner. Our goal is to make it easy to buy a quality registered Miniature Donkey. (12/19)

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OwnerDonna Wallace Baethge
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Adorable, friendly, beautiful Registered Miniature Donkeys in the heart of Texas. Excellent pedigrees and conformation. Delivery is available in most cases. Spotted, brown, gray and red foals usually arrive in the spring and fall and sell quickly. We occasionally have mature jennets and geldings for sale as well. Here on our ranch, our babies are handled almost daily, halter trained, vaccinated, receive proper farrier care and are microchipped. Our goal is to place our donkeys in homes where they will continue to be loved.

Sassafrass Farm was originally established in 2004 on an apple farm in the quaint town of Ballard near Solvang, California. We relocated to Salado Texas in 2008 with the best of our herd and have continued breeding and raising some of the nicest miniature donkeys around. .We want to make it easy for you to own your own miniatures, and handle all the paperwork for you to register your new foals. Visit our website, or come out to visit us. Please call ahead first.

We have two jacks, and thoughtfully pair them with our exceptional jennets to produce beautiful foals.


Sassafrass Petite Syrah (33" dark red)

Sire: Foxtail Farm Elvis (dark brown) Multiple High Point Champion, owned and shown by Luv Me Tender Farm

Dam: Paradise Pasture Stormy (red with white star) owned by me

Hauensteins Cloud Walker (32 1/2 spotted brown, gray and whilte)

Sire: Hauensteins Spirit Walker (brown and white spotted)

Dam: Hauensteins Puddin'

For Sale

We have foals in the spring and fall. Contact us for availability.

Geldings make the greatest pets. We currently have two boys that would love to find their forever home.


2 responses to “Sassafrass Mini Donkey Farm”

  1. We lost our mini donkey gelding this winter to cancer…age 28. 😢
    Would love to find a new addition to fill our family’s broken hearts.


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