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TRAINEE EQUINE WELFARE PRACTITIONER Are you interested in working in the field of equine welfare? If so, then a rewarding career as an Equine Welfare Practitioner with Cart Horse Protection Association will place you on the front line protecting and serving the working cart horses on the Cape Flats and educating their owners and drivers. […]
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Then & Now

Some things never change Members of the carting community still need their horses as a means to create an income. There are still bad apples within the carting industry who overload their horses, who abuse them or who simply neglect them. Gangsterism, illiteracy and poverty are still major issues within the communities and CHPA staff […]
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Be mindful of working horses on the roads

On 30 May 2018, the Cart Horse Protection Association (CHPA) together with cart horse drivers will embark on a special campaign to increase the awareness towards working horses on the roads. We will be attempting to create awareness among motor vehicle drivers on the roads surrounding Epping where our offices are located. CHPA staff together […]
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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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Archived Newsletters

This is a list of archived newsletters for 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 This is a list of archived newsletters for 2018 December 2018 November 2018 October 2018 September 2018 August 2018 July 2018 June 2018 May 2018 April 2018 March 2018 February 2018 January […]
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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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