Local horse rescue group bouncing back after tragedy
After more than 3 months of overcoming illness and tragedy, a local horse
group is back in the saddle again.
The Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue is helping the equine population after a
deadly, infectious outbreak known as strangles.
Pat Muncy came to News 7’s studio Sunday morning and brought along a mini
horse named Diva to talk about the group’s progress.
The Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue’s mission is to prevent equine abuse, along
with finding loving homes for horses the group has rescued.
Test results for all 50 horses on the facility have come back, and they are
all infection-free. Everyone is ready to be placed into new homes.
vaccinated, and all are now up-to-date with current shots.
An upcoming fundraiser is going to help the group get back on its feet.
The first annual Franklin County Dog Show and Fundraiser will take place on
November 5th from noon until 4 :00 p.m. at the Franklin County Recreation
Admission is free and all proceeds from the event will help benefit the
Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue, along with the Franklin County Animal Shelter.
For more information on the fundraiser, or to register your dog, click
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