HAPPA - Horses and Ponies Protection Association

HAPPA - Horses and Ponies Protection Association

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HAPPA - Horses and Ponies Protection Association

HAPPA aim to prevent cruelty, suffering and neglect of equines through education, welfare, rescue and rehabilitation.

HAPPA was established in 1937 to help fight against the transpotrtaion of large equines to the contient for slaughter. When complaints of cruelty and neglect came flooding in the society formed the work that is still does today. The chairity runs two recsue centres based in Lancashire and Gwent. Each are home to approx 120 animals at anyone time, and cost approx £12,000 each week to run.

Founded 1937