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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 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 request that we send you the the […]
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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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Heroes for Horses 2017!

Keen to help our working equines on the Cape Flats? Why not join the Stable Yard Challenge during the month of October and hold a small fundraiser at your yard and become heroes for horses!
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Give way to horse-drawn carts on the road

Most of the accidents that our horses and carts are involved are in fact caused by motor car drivers! Not only do cart-horse drivers have every right to be on the roads, they have right of way. There is a very good reason for this. Just as on the ocean, the more manoeuvrable ship has […]
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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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