If you are passionate about Equine Welfare and want to gain insight into the fantastic Rescue, Rehabilitation, Rehoming processes that happen behind the scenes then join us for an action packed informative day and learn everything you need to know about HAPPA. On Saturday 4th May 2019 HAPPA are opening their doors, 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 opportunity 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 (to keep warm) and sensible footwear.
10am arrival & coffee.
10.30 am HAPPA’s Journey – History & overview from 1937 to present day.
11.00 am Rescue is just the beginning – meet the Inspectors and experience a day in the life of and Equine Inspector, enforcing the Animal Welfare Act 2006.
11.30 am Isolation Process – what happens on arrival, the rescue process, meet the team and Horace the Horse and see him entering the unit and actively supported in slings.
12.00 noon Rehabilitation – moving onto the health checks, worming process and delouse programme.
12.30pm Equines in Work – education and boot camp, live demonstration of horses in various stages of work from the beginning right through to developing and strengthening exercises in preparation for re-homing.
1PM – 2PM LUNCH
2.00pm Equines in Work – education and boot camp, live demonstration of horses in various stages of work from the beginning right through to developing and strengthening exercises in preparation for re-homing.
2.30pm Main Yard –moving onto the main yard, daily routines tailored to the individual equine’s needs. Case studies.
3.00pm Forever Home – what happens when an equine is re-homed, share our success stories and meet the Equine Support Team responsible for supporting HAPPA equines working alongside their Borrowers to ensure a ‘Duty of Care’.
3.30pm Second Chance – how you can help, what your support pays for, meet the horses on the Second Chance Sponsorship Scheme.
|Date:||Sat 4th May||Time:||10:00 am - 4:00 pm||Event Category:||HAPPA|
Shores Hey Farm, Black House Lane, Halifax Road, Briercliffe
Burnley, Lancashire BB10 3QU United Kingdom