Category Archives: Adopted

2015 Central Virginia Horse Rescue Calendar

UPDATE:  We are placing a second order so are taking orders through 12/13/14.  These will NOT be ready for Christmas.  You can place your orders below!  We are ready to begin taking orders for out 2015 Calendar.  This years calendar … 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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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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30 Days of Hope – Doug

Doug, A Story of Healing and Hope In mid November of 2012, Central Virginia Horse Rescue was asked by the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Dept to take in a horse that had been abandoned.  Although we are always short on room … Continue reading

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2014 CVHR Calendar

Our first calendar ever!  This is the first year that we have attempted a calendar and we chose to use pictures of our adopted horses because moving our horses into wonderful new homes is at the heart of CVHR. I … Continue reading

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