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Knowledge is Power

When we visited EARS in Greyton in May last year as part of our Outreach Programme, one of the needs identified was training on the Animals Protection Act. In March we presented a 7 day training programme on Animal Welfare Legislation to fourteen participants from animal welfare and law enforcement. The training delivered by Inspector […]
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Visitor from World Horse Welfare

On 22 February, we received a visit from Suzanne Dando, a patron of World Horse Welfare. Suzanne is a former Olympic Gymnast, TV Presenter and Charity Ambassador from the UK. She and her husband Adam spent a couple of hours at our clinic in Epping getting to know our staff and learning what we do […]
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Celebrating 90 years of World Horse Welfare

On 23 November, the Cart Horse Protection Association held a little event to celebrate the 90th birthday of World Horse Welfare. We invited some of our cart horse owners and drivers for coffee and a muffin and the horses were each given a small feed. We were joined by Soli Philander who was born and […]
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Archived Newsletters

This is a list of archived newsletters for 2018 April 2018 March 2018 February 2018 January 2018 This is a list of archived newsletters for 2017 December 2017 Oct / Nov 2017 September 2017 August 2017 Amber’s Story July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 April 2017 March 2017 February 2017 January 2017 You can also […]
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Amber in MVA in Epping

A tragedy unfolded in Epping on 24 August 2017  when a horse and cart were hit by a passing vehicle mere blocks away from the Cart Horse Protection Association offices. A normal morning at our clinic ended in heart break for our staff members and cart horse owner Darren. He was driving along Owen Road […]
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AGM 2017

The Management Committee and staff would like to invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting where we will report back on our work for the year 01 April 2016 – 31 March 2017 and share our goals and dreams.   We are very lucky to have Jonathan Sherwin as our guest speaker.  Jonathan runs […]
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Who We Are

The Cart Horse Protection Association is a non-profit Cape Town based animal welfare organisation. Our vision – to establish a centre of excellence for working equine welfare in the Western Cape. Our mission – promote the welfare of working horses and donkeys in the Western Cape through service provision, legislation, education and training. Our aims – to protect working cart horses and donkeys on the Cape Flats from abuse; initiate an outreach programme for working horses and donkeys in the Western Cape; establish a formal Youth Programme on the Cape Flats.

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