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e-mail: info@coastalhorsecareunit.org.za

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Rita Heilgendorff
(Sunday, Mar 6. 2016 02:15 PM)
I’m a twit! Just found your banking details so please ignore my message. Thanks for all the good work you do.
CHCU
(Friday, Mar 11. 2016 09:32 AM)
For Rita Heilgendorff – great
Georgia
(Tuesday, Jun 28. 2016 06:33 AM)
Hi i would like some info on Saucy Ryder please, also fees ens…
Mari
(Thursday, Sep 15. 2016 01:58 PM)
I am looking for a pony. Will be ridden by a 4 year old and a 6 year old. Have you got any ponies available.
tereaza
(Sunday, Sep 25. 2016 09:53 AM)
Could you please send me a list of horses and ponies available for adoption
Bianca
(Monday, Nov 28. 2016 06:36 PM)
Hi do you guys take volenteers to help on weekends?
Debbie
(Tuesday, Jan 24. 2017 09:23 AM)
Hi, I follow your facebook page but I don’t seem to be able to find pics and info on what horses you do have available for adoption ? thanks
Valerie Hamann
(Friday, Jan 27. 2017 04:27 PM)
Good day,
My son Brandon would love to volunteer for 6 months at your farm to assist with his time taking care of horses. Do you have space on the farm for him to stay while he volunteers? Pls contact me. Val 0834127526
Simone
(Monday, Feb 27. 2017 10:07 AM)
Good day, I would like to know how I go about adopting horse, what it all entales etc and whom I could speak to/contact. Please let me know. Thanks
Theone Theron
(Thursday, Apr 6. 2017 01:21 PM)
I want to adopted a horse that I have too pay.. please contact me at 079 591 0368
suzanne o’meara
(Friday, Jun 9. 2017 01:48 PM)
we are looking for free work & police & metro horse retirement sanctuary – in cape town & surrounds.
suzanne o’meara
(Friday, Jun 9. 2017 01:48 PM)
do you know anything similar inc ape town area for free retirement for work horses ?
Caron Perrins
(Monday, Jun 12. 2017 02:01 PM)
Hello I have a very lonely little Arab needing a companion horse that will also be used for light hacking. on an 8 hectare farm on the south coast 0718865132
Malcolm
(Wednesday, Jul 12. 2017 03:03 PM)
Hi I need information on Jesus donkeys.
Malcolm
(Wednesday, Jul 12. 2017 10:16 PM)
Hi admin I need information on any breeders of Jesus donkeys

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The CHCU **URGENTLY** require HORSE FOOD!!!  
PLEASE could you donate us a bag of horse food by buying a bag or donating R80-R120 monthly
Please phone:
Gill – 073 550 3061
Jacqui – 083 633 8986

Wish List for Stables and Rural Clinics:

  • Bemer electro-magnetic therapy to treat injured horse
  • Large 4 X 4 Towing Vehicle
  • Grooming Kits + Bags
  • Halters and Leads
  • Brooms
  • Drive on/ normal Lawn Mower
  • Stihl brush cutter
  • Tractor for cutting hay
  • Poles – Crush pens for wild unhandled horses
  • Shelters x 1
  • Wendy House or Parkhome
  • Telephone poles
  • Sand for arena
  • Roofing for shelters
  • Hose pipe for stables
  • Buckets/Feed bins
  • Saddles
  • Bridles / Bits
  • Numnahs
  • Girths
  • De­wormers solution 3.5 for rural clinics
  • Feed  /hay
  • Electrify Parkhome
  • Nose Bags for feeding

Wishlist for Office:

  • Wooden shelving
  • Cuttlery for tea room
  • Metal Filing Cabinets
  • Paper
  • Stationery
  • Fridge
  • Cement and Stone for flooring for rondavel
  • Jo-Jo Water Tanks x 2 1000 Litre
  • MONETARY DONATIONS
  • JOIN OUR SPONSOR A BAG OF FEED R80-R120 PER MONTH
  • SPONSOR A STABLE R800 PER MONTH
  • SECOND HAND TACK FOR RURAL CLINICS

ALL DONATIONS GRATEFULLY RECEIVED

Fostering a horse: either temporary or long term;

FOSTERING:
We need foster “parents” to help us with recovering horses, and so that we can make resources available for other confiscated animals desperately needing our help. Some horses just need to rest and relax for a couple of months before we can re-home them, some just need to be given a stable routine and good handling.
If you can offer the following: · sound equine knowledge · stabling and paddocks · access to veterinarians · TIME to spend with recovering/fostered horses · the financial ability to feed and care for horses 

RE-HOMING
While foster care is temporary, re-homing is permanent.
For horses, ponies and donkeys which are sound in mind and body and are of an age that they can be re-homed. If you are in a position to give a horse, pony or donkey a permanent home, please contact us.

RE-HOMING PROCEDURE
Re-homing is a serious business and requires long-term commitment. The procedure is as follows:

1. Complete the prescribed application form below (applicants must be over 18 years old)
Anyone over 18 may make an application or an adult may apply on behalf of a minor on the form provided.
2. The CHCU equines may not be used for commercial purposes and are therefore not placed in riding schools, pleasure resorts etc.
3. Applications will be kept on record at the CHCU for an average of six month period

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VISITS
1. Subject to their suitability, the re-homer will be invited to the Farm to meet prospective equine and to ensure their compatibility.
2. Once placed, the CHCU will inspect the equine unannounced at regular intervals.

TRANSPORT

1. The re-homer will be required to meet the cost of transporting the equine to their premises and its return to the CHCU if applicable.

FEES AND COSTS
1. No fees are involved other than expenses incurred by the CHCU, i.e. in the rehabilitation of the equine, registration and administrative costs.
2. Whilst in their care, all costs relating to the equine are to be met by the re-homer

INSPECTIONS
1. The CHCU will inspect the equine unannounced at regular intervals.
2. The CHCU maintains the right to remove any equine found to be in ill health or mistreated or if any of the conditions of the adoption agreement is breached.

CONDITIONS
1. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES MAY THE EQUINE BE SOLD, LOANED, REHOMED OR GIVEN TO ANY OTHER PARTY. IT REMAINS THE PROPERTY OF THE COASTAL HORSE CARE UNIT.

LEGAL CONTRACT
1. All re-homers will be required to sign an Equine Re-homing Policy, which sets out the terms and conditions of the re-homing.)
2. Regular donations of food and hay; donations of tack both for the tack shop and for rural clinics; donations of much needed veterinary supplies
3. Donation of your personal time and resources – can your private business help in any way? We will advertise for you on our site
4. Membership options – monthly; annual; family, etc
5. Online monetary donations
6. Buy a “Basic Horse Care Manual” – printed copy R70; copy on cd R40
7. Corporate or school sponsorship
8. Organize your own fundraising event
9. Lasting gifts

  • a) Remember horse welfare in your will – leave a legacy: Our goal is to provide life-saving care for abused and injured equines, but if we are to try and end the suffering and improve the standards for working equines for the long term, we need to look to the future. We must ensure that we have the resources needed to ease their pain — or better still, prevent it from occurring in the first place. We respectfully request that you consider including a legacy in your Will, to the CHCU. In doing so you will continue to help us treat these animals as long as they need it; and also to continue to teach owners how to care for their donkeys and horses.
  • b) “In Memory” donations
  • c) tribute gifts – for family or friend’s Birthdays or Anniversaries

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