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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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Reporting neglect and abuse

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Project Hope Horse Welfare Victoria (PHHWV) invite Victorian's to contact us with concerns about the well-being of horses and ponies.

Our trained members follow up the reports, visiting the property to talk to the owners and to look at the horses and check their surrounds. 

The PHHWV representatives look for signs of a horse not thriving including:

PHHWV has no power to help unless owners are cooperative. Some horse owners lack the knowledge required to have a horse.

When we look at the horse with them, we share our knowledge and experience to improve a horse's health.

When a horse is at serious risk we will ask for permission to rescue the horse on the spot. If surrender is refused, we contact RSPCA Victoria as it has the authority to remove a horse.

PHHWV rescue horses undergo our rehabilitation program to be rehomed to a caring forever home. Our unique leasing program means we can track the life of all the horses we rehome.  Join us to save horses from neglect and abuse, there are many ways you can make a difference.