2020 EVENTS

Sunday 5th April

(POSTPONED)

(POSTPONED)

First Sanctuary Open Day 2020 (10am-4pm)

Come join us at our first open day of 2020.

Meet the resident horses and ponies as well as our pigs, goats and chickens. Visit your favourites and see how big all our 2019 foals are getting.

Visit our onsite charity shop to pick up some super bargains and treat yourself to a cup of tea and a packet of crisps in our information centre.

We will also have a few craft stalls in our main stable block for you to browse in between meeting the horses and ponies.

Friday 10th April

(CANCELLED)

(CANCELLED)

Ned Heads Run 2020

Join the Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society at Chelmsford city racecourse on Good Friday 10th April for a morning of fun, frolics and fundraising! 🐎

NED HEADS 2020 is a family friendly fun run to raise money for EHPPS…with a twist!! 🐴

Walk, run or dance your way round the racecourse covering a distance of approximately 6 furlongs (just under 1 mile) wearing your very own 🐴 HORSE HEAD HAT 🐴

🎉Early bird entry (received before the 27th February 2020) is £15 per person
🎉Standard entry (received between 28th February 2020 and 27th March 2020) is £20 per person
🎉Children’s entry £10 per person up until the cut off date of 27th March 2020

🏅Every competitor pledges to raise a minimum sponsorship of £20 each 🏅

🏆There is a special trophy to award for the one who has raised the highest amount in sponsorship🏆

****MEDAL FOR EVERY COMPETITOR ON COMPLETION OF THE RUN AND YOU GET TO KEEP YOUR HORSE HEAD HATS!****

➿Spectators will be charged £5 in advance or £10 on the day➿

✳️ALL ENTRY PRICES INCLUDE ENTRANCE TO THE RACECOURSE TO WATCH THE GOOD FRIDAY RACES✳️

For entry packs and all other enquiries please email [email protected]

Saturday 25th April 2020

(POSTPONED)

(POSTPONED)

EHPPS Spring Tack Sale 2020

Join us at our first tack sale of 2020 and do we have some great items for you!!??

***SAVE THE DATE***
***SATURDAY 25TH APRIL 2020***
***11am-2pm***

A whole host of bargain tack to be had.

TURNOUT RUGS £10 EACH
STABLE RUGS £5 EACH

Our on site Charity 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 some fantastic rugs up for grabs, as usual 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 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 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!!!! 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.

any further questions please post in this event or email [email protected]

Saturday 2nd May

(POSTPONED)

(POSTPONED)

Afternoon Tea at the Chichester (1pm-4pm)

 ☕🍰🍵🧁
You are invited to join us for a spot of afternoon tea at The Chichester Hotel in Wickford, Essex on Saturday 2nd May 2020 from 1pm – 4pm.
☕ Price is £17.50 each with all proceeds raised going to EHPPS.🍾The bar will be open.

🥧To book your tickets and for any further enquiries please contact:

🍰 Lea 07522422406
🍰 Kim 01268 795703
🍰 Maxine 07956181413

Saturday 13th June

EHPPS Spring Showing Show

Our annual showing show will be taking place at the sanctuary on Saturday 13th June 2020.

Our showing shows are aimed at anyone wishing to have a go but particularly novices and those wanting to have a bit of fun – you get to take home a rosette at the end of the day. For this reason we do not run any qualifier classes but there is an overall championship for in hand and ridden classes on the day. Our shows are perfect for those wanting to gain a bit of showing experience or to get their horse/pony out and about. There is a class for everyone.

Food will be available.

Photographers AR Event Photography will be on site photographing the classes all day

for further information or to request a schedule please email [email protected]

Saturday 4th July

Fostering Event and Mega Tack Sale (11am-2pm)

 WE ARE COMBINING OUR ANNUAL FOSTERING EVENT WITH OUR SECOND TACK SALE OF 2020

****SATURDAY 4th JULY 2020****

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 CHARITY SHOP 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

Our onsite charity shop, Aladdin’s Cave, 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 [email protected]

Sunday 26th July

EHPPS Dog Fun Show and Open Day

The Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society will be holding it’s annual fun dog show and open day event on Sunday 26th July 2020. There will be a fun dog show running from 11am and have-a-go agility will be running all day for man’s best friend to take part in. We will have a burger van in attendance to provide you with delicious food and beverages. We hope to have a photographer taking pictures at the event and we will have a variety of 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.

Schedules for this event will be released once all sponsors are in for the classes. Anyone interested in sponsoring a class can find out more information by emailing the address below.

We are still taking applications for stalls for this event.

for further information please email [email protected]

Saturday 1st August

EHPPS Children’s Showing Show (9am – 4pm)

Our annual Children’s Showing Show is being held on Saturday 1st August 2020. 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

Food and beverages will be available.

Schedules will be released once all the classes are sponsored..

for further information please email [email protected]

Sunday 6th September

EHPPS Rainbow Showing Show (9am-4pm)

Our annual Rainbow Showing Show is taking place on Sunday 6th September 2020.
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 & Hertfordshire Air Ambulance.

Food and beverages will be available

Photographer AR Events Photography will be on site photographing the classes all day

For further information or to request a schedule please email [email protected]

Saturday 19th September

EHPPS Shetland Fun Show (10am-4pm)

We are holding our annual Shetland Fun Show here at the Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society on Saturday 19th September 2020. 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.

Schedule will be released once all of our class sponsors have been secured.

Spectators more than welcome 🙂

If you require any further information please email [email protected]

Saturday 26th September

Autumn Mega Tack Sale and Temporary Winter Foster event (11am-2pm

JOIN US FOR OUR ✨LAST✨ TACK SALE OF 2020 😱🤯😳

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 26th SEPTEMBER 2020****

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 2020 😱😱😱😱😱😭

***SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY 26th SEPTEMBER 2020***

A whole host of bargain tack to be had

💷 TURNOUT RUGS £10 each 💷
💷 STABLE RUGS £5 each 💷

Our onsite charity shop, Aladdin’s Cave, 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 [email protected]

Sunday 13th December

Christmas Blessing and Final Open Day 2020 (10am – 3pm)