Amiatina foal at the Rural Festival of Gaiole in Chianti in Tuscany, 2016 The Amiatina or Italian: Asino dell'Amiata is a breed of donkey from Tuscany in central Italy. It is particularly associated with Monte Amiata in the provinces of Siena and Grosseto, but is distributed throughout Tuscany.
The Andalusian, Spanish: 'Asno Andaluz', is a breed of domestic donkey native to the province of Córdoba in Andalusia, Spain. It is also known as the Asno Cordobés ("Cordovan donkey") after the city of Córdoba or the Asno de Lucena ("Lucena donkey") because of its alleged origin in the town of Lucena, Córdoba.
Donkeys are documented in the Cotentin from the 16th century. In the 1930s there were 9000 donkeys in the Manche département. Numbers dwindled with the mechanisation of agriculture in the period after the Second World War, but less rapidly than in some other breeds, and in 1960 there were still 7000 in the Manche.
The Grand Noir du Berry donkey breed of donkey comes from the Berry region of France and the height of a male ranges from 135-145 cm with the height of the female from 130 cm. As with all Grand Noir du Berry donkeys, the cross is absent and there are no visible stripes on the leg.
The Provence Donkey, French: Âne de Provence, is a breed of domestic donkey from Provence, in south-eastern France. It is now distributed through much of central and south-east France, with the highest concentration in Provence and the Rhône-Alpes region.
Donkeys are not uncommon in Sicily, and the Ragusano donkey has its roots firmly set in the Ragusa area of the island, hence the name. It can also be seen in other areas including Modica and Scicli, although all the areas fall under the Province of Ragusa.
The Sardinian donkey, Italian: Asino sardo, Sardinian: Molente or Molenti, is a breed of donkey from the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, to the west of Italy. It is raised throughout the island; there are also some small populations in mainland Italy.
Zamorano-Leones Donkey Another Spanish donkey, the Zamorano-Leones donkey was bred to be robust for traveling and trade & later used to create large work mules. Their range has dwindled due to lack of necessity and they can now be found only in the Zamora and Leon provinces.