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This is a list of archived newsletters for 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 2016/2017 Annual report.
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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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Nelson Mandela Day 2017

On a chilly Tuesday morning the fundraising team, Karin Paschen and Marike Kotze together with the R&R team set up to host our Mandela Day Volunteers. The legion of tasks for the unsuspecting volunteers had been decided on beforehand and there was a lot to be done in a short space of time. When we […]
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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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Under the Skin – Donkeys at risk

Right now, millions of donkeys from Asia, Africa and South America are at risk of being stolen and slaughtered for their skins – the gelatin in the hide being a key ingredient in the prized traditional Chinese medicine called ejiao (e-gee-yow).  A new report by The Donkey Sanctuary UK reveals the shocking scale of this […]
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Celebrity spotted at Cart Horse

Earlier this year a  celebrity was spotted at CHPA when she came to visit to show her support for our work. She follows us closely and will be doing her best to spread awareness for working cart horses. Philippa Johnson became the first South African rider to win gold at a Paralympic Games when she […]
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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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