Without your generosity we could not continue to help the abused and neglected horses. We sincerely thank all who give and continue to support our cause. Please feel free to donate via one of our online services.





Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue is an approved 501c3 all Donations are tax deductible. P.O. Box 13 Hardy, Va 24101 540-721-1910
Thank You for caring!

2016 Grants

2016 ASPCA - $3,500 grant to help with The Care of 7 Seized Horses

Alexander McCausland Trust

General Operation Grant

RVHR funding is received via small grants and public donations. We are NOT funded by any State or Federal entity



What is RVHR?
RHVR (Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue) is a non-profit 501 c 3 organization, and all donations are 100% tax deductible.

Where does RVHR get its funding?

RVHR funding is from public donations and small grants. RVHR does NOT get paid by local counties to take seized horses into the facility or programs.

Does RVHR work alongside Animal Control?

Yes, RVHR DOES give first priority to assisting Animal Control officers with seized horses or those in need of assistance.

Are all horses at RVHR seized by Animal Control? 

No; owner released horses ARE accepted into the RVHR Programs only when room is available and the owner agrees to donate an intake fee (normally$500.00) to help with the horse’s care for the first few months.

Is RVHR an equine retirement facility?

No, RVHR is NOT an equine retirement facility.

Does RVHR euthanize horses?

Yes,  at the discretion of its Board of Directors.

To whom does RVHR report activity? 

RVHR reports all activity to the Virginia Dept of Agriculture.  Link to 2009 2008, 2007  records

Can RVHR remove needy horses from their current areas of residence? 

No, RVHR can NOT take horses in need away from their owners.

How can I find out how a placed horse is doing?
You can use the search box by just typing in the horse name.

What is the fast way to find information on this website?
You can find just about every thing posted on this website using the search box.

How can I keep informed about horses RVHR is saving?
The best way to get the current information about the lives we are saving is to subscribe to our RSS feeds. It is very simple to subscribe just enter your email in the left lower box and click submit. Then you will receive a verification email from Feedburner (by Goggle). Just click the link they send you and your done.

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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

NOTE: RVHR Mares under the age of 15 are in our new ZonaStat-H program.

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