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You can’t change the world by saving one horse, but you will change the whole world for that one horse.

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Contact Us on 082 6 599 599 to report any of the following: overloading, whipping, untreated injuries/lame horse, horses in terrible condition (eg: underweight) reckless driving, ill-fitting harnesses or the horse needs new shoes.

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You can’t change the world by saving one horse, but you will change the whole world for that one horse.

Latest News

Rokpa Charity visit to CHPA Epping Clinic

Rokpa International is a relief organisation, based in 17 countries doing over 100 different projects. Rokpa is Tibetan for “Help”, and our motto is “help where help is needed”. In 2004 Zan’s horse, Ziggy Stardust received a long life blessing from her spiritual teacher, Dr. Tulku Akong Rinpoche. In 2010 he told her to make […]
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AGM 2016

The Management Committee and staff invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting where we will report back on our work for the year 01 April 2015 – 31 March 2016 and share our goals and dreams. Our Guest Speaker is Louise van der Merwe, Managing Trustee of The Humane Education Trust, editor of the […]
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Champion Queenie

In September, pregnant cart horse Queenie was involved in a motor vehicle accident, and sustained lacerations to her chest and two facial fractures. She was put on ‘sick leave’ and with regular veterinary care, she healed perfectly. Queenie had us all fooled, in November last year she was huge and we all thought any day […]
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Surprise! Our Miracle Baby ♥

One Sunday, 6 September 2015, we received a call-out to a sick foal. When Zelda arrived she found the foal in a bad way – covered in lice, listless and so flat he had to be assisted into the horsebox, where he collapsed. Suspecting colic, Zelda trucked him to Blue Cross Veterinary Hospital. He was too […]
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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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