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Horse welfare is our focus

We are a non-profit organisation, committed to providing hope for equines through
education, rehabilitation and advocacy.

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What We Do

Since 1976 we have:

provided advice, assistance and support to horse owners

investigated reports of horse neglect and abuse

rescued and rehabilitated horses in need

offered education regarding horse welfare

raised community awareness about the plight of neglected horses

advocated for improved legislation and policy regarding equine welfare

existed because of volunteers - thank you.

Watch the video to find out more and to meet some of our beautiful horses.

Welfare Guide

The Project Hope Horse Welfare Guide to Managing the Fat Horse.

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Become a member

Your annual membership goes towards helping horses in our short term care.

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Horses Available 

When you become a member you have the option of taking a horse into long term care.

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Report a horse

Let us know about a horse in need of urgent care or a home.

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What's Coming Up..


Hosted by Project Hope Horse Welfare Victoria and supported by the Victorian Government

Saturday, 18 June at 2pm - Smythesdale Pony Club: “Safety Awareness training around horses"
Join Dr Lesley Hawson on this unique interactive take on being safe around horses.
We will be applying the latest thinking in psychology, safety science and even first responder training to give you the tools to be safer around and for your horse.
This training is far more than "bites one end, kicks the other and is dangerous in the middle". It can be applied in all horse related situations.

For the above events we welcome your registration, interest and queries via email: or by phone 1300 881 606

PHHWV Fundraising Dinner
Saturday, 13th August 2022 at 7.00 pm

Arilla Restaurant, Boneo Park Equestrian Centre
312 Boneo Road, Boneo
Three course meal, guest speakers, silent auction
$100 per person

Central Victorian Equine Market - Lancefield
Saturday, 27th August 2022 

Millers Lane, Lancefield

For the above events we welcome your registration, interest and queries via email: or by phone 1300 881 606


Our Supporters

Project Hope value each and every one of you that help in various ways in which you all support us.
Click here to find out more about our supporters and sponsors.