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Shotgun cam and other barn cams

Thank you for coming to this page and letting us know your thoughts on what is going on.

Tell us what you think, how we are doing with Shotgun and if you like the cam we have set up.   We want to know!  good or bad.

It is very important that we know if we are doing everything we can to show our supports that each of you are very important to what we do here at RVHR.

Leave us a note, thoughts and any questions  on the case in general or what you see.  I will be checking this often and putting up updates for you.  We have also been putting up updates on facebook the general public but yours will be answered here first.

Thank you so much for all you are doing to help us help Shotgun and now these new horses in need.


 Toby 2-25-13  Toby toby 8-12-15 (3)
Arrival: Age 2016: Breed:
Sex: Rideable: Yes Light riding Placement fee: $750.00
Arrival Info and Updates:  Toby has a left front shoulder injury from Jumping.
Want to become a caregiver of this horse please take a moment and view our Become a Caregiver Page.  On this page you can email our staff to schedule an appointment to come out to the rescue to visit with a horse.

Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue is not closing its doors

Rumors had people questioning if the equine rescue would continue operating

Bahorich reporter5:06 p.m.
EST, November
14, 2011

The Roanoke Valley Horse
Rescue is open and operating.The only thing its not doing these days is taking in anymore horses.

The owners say that’s only because they’re so full.

The rescue in Franklin County has been taking in abused, neglected and
unwanted horses for nine-years.

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When we visited just three-weeks ago, several of the horses were still
recovering from the equine illness that forced the owners to close its gates for
a self-imposed quarantine this summer.


Even though there have been some bumps in the road, the rescue says it will
continue to the serve the community.

“We are planning for the future. We’ve got some great plans. We’re breaking
ground this week on the spot for a medical barn, so we’re really moving forward
with the plans that we’ve got, so we’re not going anywhere anytime soon!” says
Jason Muncy, Chairman of the Board for the Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue.

The Muncy’s think the rumor may have started after The Roanoke Valley Equine
Clinic announced on its facebook page it would be closing at the end of this
month, after nearly 30-years in business.

The two organization are not linked.



Letter from Chairman of the Board.

Greetings All,

If I may borrow a phrase from thegreat Mark Twain, “The rumors of our demise have been greatly
Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue Inc. is not  closing.

It seems there have been rumors and gossip floating around that we are
closing.  Some have even given a date of the end of November.
This cannot be further from the truth.  Quite the contrary, we continue to
plan for the future.  Despite the poor economy we continue to care for the
horses under our management and continue to assist the community in a
variety of ways. What we have had to do is stop accepting new horses until we
are able to find homes for the wonderful horses we already have.  This
decision does not come lightly, but with the realization we can’t help them
all.  However, as soon as we are able to place some of the
horses we have we will be able to open our doors to new ones
that need our help.  Becoming a caregiver to a rescue horse saves
more than one life.

I must also say a huge thank you to all of the volunteers and those who have made
donations of money, feed and goods.  Without the hard work of the
volunteers and the generosity of you many, many donors our work would not be
possible. So again, thank you.

One thing I have learned over the past nine years, is that no matter how bleak things look,
somehow someway whatever it is we need, be it money or an uncommon
medicine or piece of equipment, the community around us always comes
through.  While it can often be tough to keep a positive outlook one must
have hope, hope for the future.

We have some big plans and big hopes.  Earlier this year you may have read about the plans
for a medical barn.  The cost isn’t low and the goals are high,
but in the next two weeks, with the small grants that we have received, we will
break ground and begin preparing the area for the barn.  While we have
nowhere near all of the funds necessary we are going to put the shovel to the
dirt and get started.  By taking one small step at a time with a
little love, a little sweat and probably a few tears we shall prevail as it
seems we always do.


So join me in having hope for the future, that the promise of tomorrow will outshine that of today.


Last, but not least, we have one very important request of you personally. In an
effort to provide truthful information to our community, please cross post this letter everywhere you possibly can.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation.



Jason E. Muncy


Board of Directors

Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue, Inc.

November 13th 2011

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RVHR’s 1st Horse

In Loving Memory Of
Nicky, RVHR's 1st Rescued Horse
Arrived January 2003
Placed October 2006

Born May 18th, 1978
Passed Away November 1st, 2010

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