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Welcome to Country Music Miniature Donkeys! 

Our Mission is to produce the finest quality Miniature Donkeys available to Miniature Donkey Breeders. By weaning time to have them trained to show at halter, the leadline obstacle course and to be gentle, well trained delightful pets.

We invite you to visit us...

Jim and Rhetta McAlister's ranch, Country Music Miniature Donkeys, is located in the rolling Texas hill country in Spicewood, Texas, 30 miles west of Austin. The McAlisters are fourth generation ranchers.

Fourth Generation Ranchers

The McAlisters have spent 25 years refining their Miniature Donkey breeding program.They are breeding outstanding show and breeding quality Miniature Donkeys and treasured companions.


CM's SONNY JAMES (30"/dark brown) full son to our National, Performance and Halter Champion CM's GEORGE JONES'. The ranch also own a band of 25 carefully selected small (28" to 33") jennets. Each jennet has a lovely disposition, excellent conformation and an extensive pedigree. This extensively researched breeding program yields proven top quality jacks, jennets geldings.

Each Miniature Donkey foal is carefully imprinted at birth and continues to receive daily hands-on attention - haltering, tying, leading across obstacles, handling of legs, hooves, ears and mouth, grooming, and acclimation to electric clippers. Our program results in gentle, affectionate and well mannered weanlings.

Contact  Information:
Rhetta McAlister  Home: 713-623-2112    Cell: 713-825-5608
Ranch Manager: 972-207-5260
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