2019 EVENTS

Bank Holiday Monday 26th August

Car Boot Sale (11am-2pm)

***PITCH FEE ONLY £5***

***FREE ENTRY FOR VISITORS ON THIS DAY***

-Sanctuary open as usual from 11am – 4pm to the public

-Come and visit our horses, ponies, goats, pigs and chickens

-Grab yourself a bargain at our onsite charity shop

Boot sale Sellers set up from 10am – bring your own table

PITCH FEE ONLY £5

for bookings please email leigh@ehpps.org.uk

Friday 30th August

Charity Quiz Night (8pm onwards)

Refreshments available, Car Parking, Raffle and onsite Charity Shop
**£5 per person** teams of 5/6 people
Prizes and rosettes for 1st and 2nd place
At the Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society, Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH
Teams can be booked either via paypal (administrator@ehpps.org.uk) remembering to put your full contact details OR by popping a cheque in the post (made payable to “EHPPS”) to us at EHPPS, Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH

Thursday 5th September

Evening Tack Sale (6pm-8pm)

⚠️ EVENING TACK SALE⚠️
 
 
Do your horses and ponies enjoy spending their winter creating the rip effect in their rugs? Don’t spend money on expensive rugs, come along to our second hand tack and rug sale instead!!
 
Join us at our second evening tack sale of 2019 and boy do we have some great items for you!!
 
***SAVE THE DATE***
***THURSDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2019***
***6pm-8pm***
 
A whole host of bargain tack to be had.
 
TURNOUT RUGS £10 EACH
STABLE RUGS £5 EACH
 
Niv’s Nik Naks Bric-a-brac shop is also having its £1 and under clearout extravaganza so drag along your non-horsey chums aswell!!!
Books
Jewellery
Ornaments
Chidrens Toys
Games
Clothing
DVDs and much much much much much much more!!
 
We have so many fantastic rugs up for grabs that we are giving each size their own stable to make browsing and purchase easier.
You will NOT be disappointed, we have so many bargains to be had – can you really afford to miss out???
 
DO YOU HAVE YOUR OWN TACK ETC. TO SELL???
You can pay a pitch fee of just £6, thats right only 6 of your british pounds to be able to sell your items on site! Our tack sales are always incredibly well attended and we are always getting asked when our next one is. No need to book a pitch just turn up and pay your pitch fee on the day – sellers BRING YOUR OWN TABLES and can set up from 5pm however NO BUYERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO SHOP BEFORE 6pm!!!! So please do not pay for a pitch in the hope that you will be able to shop for the bargains before anyone else.
 
WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR???
Share this event with everyone and help the sanctuary raise much needed funds to continue the work it does in rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming horses and ponies in need.
 
The event is held at the sanctuary itself:
Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH
 
Any further questions please post in this event or email leigh@ehpps.org.uk

Saturday 7th September

Rainbow Showing Show (9am-5pm)

Our annual Rainbow Showing Show is taking place on Saturday 7th September 2019.
A fun day where we encourage you to be as rainbow as possible. Classes for everyone.
As with last years event all funds raised from show entries will be split between The Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society and Essex & Herts Air Ambulance.
 
Food will be available
 
Photographer Melody Fisher will be on site photographing the classes all day
 
For further information or to request a schedule please email shows@ehpps.org.uk

Saturday 14th September

EHPPS Food And Drink Festival (10am-4pm)

🍩🍔🍾EHPPS FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL🍾🍔🍩
🍧🍡🍰SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 🍰🍡🍧
🍟🍞🍓10AM-4PM🍓🍞🍟

New for 2019!
We have a delicious selection of fantastic food for you!

🍕Amazing food such as:
Homemade Pie’s
Calamari Burgers
Jacket Potatoes
Veggie/Vegan
Toasties

🍨Tasty desserts such as:
Sweets
Donuts
Pancakes
Ice Cream
Waffles
Fruit
Chocolate Bouquets

🍷Drinks such as:
Prosecco
Gin
Lager
Cocktails
Wine
Beer
Spirits
Slush machine
Hot/Cold drinks

🎠Other stalls include:
Face painting
Bouncy castles
Football darts
Funfair rides

All money raised will be donated to Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society 🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎

🚗*£1 ENTRY FOR ALL AND FREE PARKING*🚗

Saturday 21st September

Shetland Pony Fun Show (10am-4pm)

We are holding our annual Shetland Fun Show here at the Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society on Saturday 21st September 2019. Showing classes for all, Shetlands and miniatures welcome.
There will be an agility course running all day alongside the classes, have a go at our in hand jumping classes in the afternoon – always a good laugh and new this year a long rein obstacle class.
 
Classes start at 10am.
 
Classes are £5 each with entries only being taken on the day.
Agility is £5 per go with a rosette for every competitor.
 
Spectators more than welcome 🙂

Saturday 28th September

Tack sale (11am-1pm) and Winter Foster Event (12pm-2pm)

JOIN US FOR OUR ✨LAST✨ TACK SALE OF 2019 😱🤯😳
 
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR TEMPORARY WINTER FOSTER SCHEME!
 
DON’T MISS OUT ON BARGAIN RUGS BEFORE THE COLDER WEATHER SETS IN! ALL TURNOUT RUGS £10 each, STABLE RUGS AND FLEECES JUST £5 each 🎉🎉🎉🎊🎊🎊
 
****SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER 2019****
 
at: EHPPS, Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH
 
🦄TACK SALE WILL RUN FROM 11am-1pm
 
🦄TEMPORARY WINTER FOSTERING EVENT WILL BE FROM 12pm-2pm
 
 
💖 FOSTERING EVENT 💖
 
Are you in need of a companion horse for the winter?
Maybe you’d like a project to work with over the winter months?
Do you have a vacant stable?
Are you interested in helping EHPPS out by accommodating one of our horses/ponies during the winter months?
Maybe you are looking to foster a horse or pony in a more permanent basis?
 
Whatever your reasons you are all invited to attend out temporary winter fostering event at the sanctuary. During the course of the event we will explain to you how our temporary winter foster scheme works and how it benefits the horses and ponies in the sanctuary’s care.
 
All of our fosterable horses will be in the stables and surrounding paddocks for you to meet and read up on their case histories. Our yard staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about any of the available horses.
Our Chief Fostering Officer and Sanctuary Manager will be on hand to explain the temporary winter fostering process, what we look for in a foster family and how we are on hand to continue our support.
 
🐎 TACK, RUG AND BRIC-A-BRAC SALE 🐎
 
Join us for our FINAL MEGA tack sale of 2019 😱😱😱😱😱😭
 
***SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER 2019***
 
A whole host of bargain tack to be had
 
💷 TURNOUT RUGS £10 each 💷
💷 STABLE RUGS £5 each 💷
 
 
Niv’s Nik Naks Bric-a-Brac shop will also be open so drag along your non-horsey chums as well!!
Books
Jewellery
Ornaments
Childrens
Toys
Games
Clothing
DVDs and much much more
 
***ENTRANCE IS FREE!***
 
DO YOU HAVE YOUR OWN TACK ETC. TO SELL???
You can pay a pitch fee of £6 and sell your items on site. Our tack sales are always incredibly well attended and we are always getting asked when our next one is. No need to book a pitch, just turn up and pay your pitch fee on the day – sellers BRING YOUR OWN TABLES and can set up from 10am however NO BUYERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO SHOP BEFORE 11AM!!!
 
OUR TEA ROOM WILL BE OPEN
Serving hot and cold drinks and snacks.
 
ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL leigh@ehpps.org.uk

Sunday 27th October

Halloween Event (1pm-4pm)

🦇👻 SUNDAY 27th OCTOBER 2019 👻🦇
 
🎃 Halloween 🎃 themed fun dog event running during the sanctuary’s public open hours of 1pm-4pm.
 
Entry to the sanctuary is:
 
£2 adults
£1 children
Or free entry on production of a current EHPPS membership card
 
There will be five fun classes to take part in – only £1 per entry – a rosette to each class winner 🙂
 
🏆 Handsomest Dog
🏆 Prettiest Bitch
🏆 Noisiest Dog
🏆 Best Halloween Fancy Dress
🏆 Best Trick
 
🎃 Judging for these classes will commence at 2.30pm 🎃
 
👻 We will also give out a rosette for the best human fancy dress outfit of the day. 👻
 
🦇 Not only this but we will have a couple of stalls present, face painting, our popular Bric-a-brac shop will be open, we will be running a doggy themed tombola and you can enjoy a Halloween dog walk around one of our ten acre fields (weather permitting) 🦇
 
🖤 The sanctuary horses, pigs, goats and chickens will also be in for the public to view and make a fuss of – read each of their information sheets and find out how they came to be at EHPPS. 🖤
 
Come along and show your support for EHPPS whilst enjoying time with your canine companions this Halloween 🦇

Sunday 22nd December

Final Open Day 2019

1pm-4pm