Diesel the Dancing Donkey Wins the Internet

Jessica Waddell Moore’s 3-year-old mini-donkey, Diesel, has music in his soul. AND IT’S A BEAUTIFUL THING.

Let’s break this donkey version of dancing in the mirror down into the play by play. Diesel starts with a cross body check, whilst clutching a rose ball between his teeth.

Donkey miss

He transitions seamlessly into a forward change.

Donkey success

And then proceeds to the most graceful double reverse spin ever performed.

Donkey dancing

Before realizing he’s actually being watched…

Donkey dismount

And acting like it ain’t no thing.

Donkey spits ball out


Watch Diesel’s performance, in its entirety.

Go donkeys!

Carley Sparks covers show jumping and related ridiculousness at getmyfix.org.



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