Half-price Horseshoes for Cape Town’s Cart Horses: Farrier Day at the CHPA Epping Clinic

When I arrive at the clinic of the Cart Horse Protection Association in Epping 2 on Monday morning, 18 June 2012, organised chaos reigns. There are horses and carts and people milling around everywhere. Today is an important occasion: It is Farrier Day! This means that the first twenty horses, in good condition, will receive…

Healing the Body and Spirit of Cape Town’s Cart Horses: The CHPA’s Recovery and Rehabilitation Centre in Gordon’s Bay

On Sunday morning, 17 June 2012, Richard and I drive out to Somerset West/Gordon’s Bay. As part of my research for the Feature Writing Course I am currently enrolled in (see my previous post), I have arranged to meet Louis Joubert, the manager of the Cart Horse Protection Association‘s Recovery and Rehabilitation Centre at Firlands.…

Adverts on my Blog? Be-Gone!

A blogfriend brought it to my attention a while back that WordPress.com does (occasionally? all the time? I really don’t know) allow adverts to appear on our free WordPress.com-hosted blogs. As I am always logged in, I never see these adverts, so I had not given it much thought. Tonight, though, as I happened to…

I made it into the People’s Post and onto the Reserve Force Division website!

Yep, two recent articles I wrote have appeared in the People’s Post and on the Reserve Force Division website. The People’s Post is a weekly community newspaper, of which several editions are published around the Cape Peninsula, with content tailored to the different neighbourhoods. The Reserve Force Division is part of the South African National…