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To be held at HAPPA, Shores Hey Rescue, Rehabilitation Centre

Tickets only event priced at; £10 adult, £8 Junior & Senior Citizen. Lunch included

If you are passionate about Equine Welfare and want to gain insight into the fantastic Rescue, Rehabilitation and Re-homing processes that happen behind the scenes, then join us for an action packed informative day and learn everything you need to know about HAPPA.

HAPPA are opening their doors and inviting supporters to come along and share in an equine’s incredible journey to wellness. See what goes on inside our busy Rescue Centre. There will be opportunities to ask questions, see the staff in real-time working, educating and riding the horses. Learn about HAPPA’s isolation process and take a peek inside our bespoke Unit. Meet ‘Horace’, the statue horse, and follow his voyage to victory. Some interactions are yard based, please ensure suitable clothing and footwear.

Agenda – Breakdown of the day:-

10am Arrival & coffee

You will then receive your itinerary, scheduling all these experiences within the day for you to attend

(Lunch is served at 1pm)

HAPPA’s Journey – History & overview from 1937 to present day.

Rescue is Just the Beginning – meet the Inspectors and experience a day in the life of an Equine Inspector enforcing the Animal Welfare Act 2006.

Isolation Process – what happens on arrival, meet ‘Horace the Horse’ and see him actively supported in slings.

Rehabilitation – the journey to wellbeing including; dealing with worming plans, health checks and more.

Main Yard – daily routine on a welfare yard; signs & symptoms of a healthy horse.

Equines in Work – schooling and improving; live demonstrations of horses in various stages of work, from the beginning right through to developing and strengthening exercises in preparation for re-homing.

Second Chance – how you can help; what your support pays for, meet the horses on the Second Chance Sponsorship Scheme.

Forever Home – HAPPA endings; what happens when an equine is re-homed? Share our success stories and meet the Equine Support Team responsible for working alongside HAPPA Borrowers to ensure a ‘Duty of Care’ to every HAPPA horse, pony or donkey.

4pm Finish

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