HAPPA (Horses and Ponies Protection Association) were joined by hundreds of visitors, members, and supporters for the family themed fun day at Shores Hey Farm in Burnley.

A fantastic day with the sun shining meant the Charity was able to raise much needed funds to continue to provide a second chance to neglected, abused and unwanted equines.

The event on Saturday 2nd September saw over 20 local businesses and artisans set up in the shopping village of the Indoor Arena, youngsters enjoying glitter tattoos and face painting, a bouncy castle, hook-a duck and many chances to get up close with a HAPPA horse and pony throughout the day.

The Charity’s own shop was open for business with some exclusive deals on the day and the Café was extremely busy offering a full menu, cakes, and treats, with many guests opting for an ice cream in the warm weather.

Julie Pharaoh-Gan, HAPPA’s Head of Marketing and Fundraising explains “Once again we have been extremely humbled by the number of people who have turned out to support our fundraising event. This event just keeps getting bigger and bigger and it was great to be involved with so many local businesses supporting their talents with a great selection of hand-crafted items and more available to buy. I am pleased to announce that the event raised over £5,200 which will certainly help the Charity to continue its vital work. A huge thanks to everyone who made this possible, from those who attended, to the staff, volunteers, and horses and ponies who worked hard to make the event a success.”

For further information about this event please visit the HAPPA website www.happa.org.uk




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