Monthly Archives: December 2013

Traveller Needs Your Help

Traveller is an 8 month old colt who is undergoing lifesaving colic surgery as we speak. Traveller and his mom came to CVHR from a rescue who lost their farm and had to place all their horses in a short … Continue reading

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Lazarus – Retirement

On a Wednesday night way back in February of 2011, 10 horses were purchased by a slaughter buyer.  After a huge public outcry, those horses were purchased back from the kill buyer and returned to Camelot.  Central Virginia Horse Rescue … Continue reading

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A Home for the Holidays

In February of 2012, I got a call from a woman who was desperately seeking help for her teenage daughter’s young horse, Ruby.  She had developed an infection in her legs and they could not afford any more vet bills.  … Continue reading

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Our Blind Ones

We did not set out to be a blind horse sanctuary so our blind horses are available for adoption but we understand the commitment that owning a blind horse is and we will make sure that the adopters also understand … Continue reading

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Bogey's Journey

These are some additional videos from Bogey’s training with Tiffany. He spent 4 months with Croxford Natural Horsemanship and came out a changed horse. The new Bogey is available for adoption.

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The Blind Ponies

We have had some pretty spectacular horses at the rescue but some of our favorites have been small in stature.  We have had two blind ponies and both came from different locations and situations.   Cricket came from a dispersal … Continue reading

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A New Start for Cecelia

Hickory Cecelia’s story does not have a rough start.  She started out her life as a racehorse.  As such, she was pampered and trained at a young age.  She did ok but did not set the world on fire at … Continue reading

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30 Days of Hope – Person County Miniatures

In September of 2012 we were asked to take in several ponies from a hoarding situation in Person County, NC.  We loaded up the trailer and met the HSUS at a local park.  The owner had over 150 animals.  Forty … Continue reading

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30 Days of Hope: Smoke

In October of 2010, this registered Quarter horse went through Camelot Auction in NJ.   His head was swollen and his eyes were running as he stood dejectedly in the pen the next day.  After all the other horses were … Continue reading

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30 Days of Hope – Cloud

Third Time is the Charm Cloud went through Camelot Auction in NJ, not once but twice.    He went through once and was purchased privately by a buyer in NJ.  She took him home and kept him for several months … Continue reading

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