2019 EVENTS

Saturday 22nd June

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

WE ARE COMBINING OUR ANNUAL FOSTERING EVENT WITH OUR SECOND TACK SALE OF 2019
 
****SATURDAY 22nd JUNE 2019****
 
at: EHPPS, Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH
 
🦄TACK SALE WILL RUN FROM 11am-1pm
 
🦄FOSTERING EVENT WILL BE FROM 12pm-2pm
 
 
FOSTERING EVENT
 
Are you looking to potentially rehome a rescue?
Do you require a companion for another equine?
Do you want to find out more about the fostering process?
Maybe you are looking into fostering as an option for the future.
 
Whatever your reasons you are all invited to attend this year’s fostering event at the sanctuary.
 
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 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 2ND MEGA tack sale of 2019
 
***SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY 22nd JUNE 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 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!!!
 
ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL leigh@ehpps.org.uk

Thursday 18th July

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 first evening tack sale of 2019 and boy do we have some great items for you!!
 
***SAVE THE DATE***
***THURSDAY 18th July 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 will also be open 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 13th July

HEALTHY BALANCE EQUINE AND EHPPS DEMO DAY – 10:00 – 15:00

Saturday 14th September

EHPPS FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL – 10:00 – 16:00

Sunday 28th July

Dog Show and Open Day (10am-4pm)

The Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society will be holding a fun dog show and open day event on Sunday 28th July. There will be a fun dog show, a hurdle competition and have a go agility for man’s best friend to take part in. There will be a burger van in attendance to provide you with delicious food. We have a photographer taking pictures at the event and stalls for you to browse, not only this but it will also be one of our open days so the resident horses and ponies will be in for you to meet and greet.
 
We are still taking applications for stalls for this event.
 
for further information please email leigh@ehpps.org.uk

Saturday 3rd August

Children’s Showing Show  (9am-4pm)

Our annual Children’s Showing Show is being held on Saturday 3rd August 2019. Aimed entirely at children 16 years old and under. Classes for everyone, a perfect setting to help children’s confidence in the show ring with rosettes for all entrants. Fun and relaxed environment.
Photographers AR Event Photography will be on site photographing the classes all day
A burger van will be in attendance.
 
for further information or to request a schedule please email shows@ehpps.org.,uk

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 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