HAPPA wouldn’t be where it is today without the Team. We are incredibly lucky to have such a dedicated, passionate and caring Team of staff and volunteers.

Meet the Office Team

Sarah Arthur
Sarah ArthurChief Executive Officer
In 2004 Sarah started as a Groom on the yard, she instantly felt a huge sense of commitment to HAPPA.
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Julie Pharaoh–Gan
Julie Pharaoh–GanHead of Fundraising and Marketing
Julie has worked for the Charity since 2007 and has a built wealth of experience
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April Manning
April ManningDigital Communications Manager
(Currently on maternity leave) April works across a number of teams to implement digital strategies to…
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Tanya Bunkham
Tanya BunkhamFinance Manager
Tanya joined the team in September 2021 as our Finance Manager. She works alongside Kerry…
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Phillippa Hawkard
Phillippa HawkardDevelopment Manager
Phillippa joined HAPPA in June 2021 as part of the The Fussy Filly team…
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Kerry Shaw
Kerry ShawFinance Assistant
Kerry is our Finance Assistant and works alongside the Finance Manager…
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Kelly Laird
Kelly LairdEducation & Engagement Manager
Kelly Laird has worked at HAPPA for the past 2 years, taking on various roles from Senior Equine Care Officer, Chief Officer’s Administrative Assistant to now the new role of the Education & Engagement Manager.
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Zoe Graham
Zoe GrahamGraphic Designer
Zoe works in our Digital team creating amazing content to help promote our online and…
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Jamie Mckay
Jamie MckayDigital Coms Manager (Maternity Cover)
Jamie heads up our Digital team and works alongside Zoe to help create engaging online content that will help HAPPA increase their supporters.
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Meet the The Equine Action Team

Amanda Berry
Amanda BerryHead of Equine Operations
Amanda is dedicated and passionate about Equine Welfare and the longevity of HAPPA.
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Rachael Wallace
Rachael WallaceEquine and Rehoming Manager
Rachael has experience in numerous equine fields which has put her in good stead when…
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Jeanette Orrell
Jeanette OrrellLoan Scheme Support Officer
Jeanette is one of HAPPA’s Loan Scheme Support Officers and she has a lifetime of experience of equines.
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Tracy Heaton
Tracy HeatonEquine Inspector
Tracy is HAPPA’s North West Equine Inspector, she investigates cruelty and neglect covering a large operational area
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Elizabeth (Liz) Pharaoh
Elizabeth (Liz) PharaohEquine Inspector
Liz is HAPPA’s North East Equine Inspector, she investigates cruelty and neglect covering a large operational area.
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Racheal Slater
Racheal Slater Equine Care Supervisor
Racheal Slater is our Equine Care Supervisor. Racheal has been part of the Equine Care Team the yard for the past three years and previously worked for international event and dressage yards…
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Paige Aston
Paige AstonEquine Care Supervisor
Paige works alongside Rachael to make sure the Equine Team are providing the…
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Meet the Hospitality Team

Andy Black
Andy BlackCafé & Kitchen Manager
Andy Black is Shores Hey Farm’s Café and Kitchen Manager, dealing with the day-to-day management of the kitchen and front of house team, preparing meals and designing menu choices
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Meet the Reception Team

Selina Manaf
Selina ManafReceptionist
Selina has worked for HAPPA since early 2021 and is a huge asset to the team. She’s super friendly and is always happy to help.
Chloe Butler
Chloe ButlerReceptionist
Chloe is another one of our amazing Receptionists. She’s bubbly and always happy to answer any of your questions.

Meet The Fussy Filly Team

Phillippa Hawkard & Kim Lord
Phillippa Hawkard & Kim LordCustomer Sales Representative
Kim and Phillippa joined the team in Summer 2021 and have worked very hard alongside Laura to ensure the new Fussy Filly shop was ready for customers. Both are cheerful and always happy to help customers.