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!
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]