Posts by Shirley Alarie

Help A Horse Day – Save Our Seniors

The convenience of our disposable generation has come at a steep cost. Is anything but ‘shiny and new’ valued anymore? Senior animals are often overlooked by potential adoptive families and it’s sad to say, but when horses are no longer useful, they’re often thrown away. Too many old and broken ones are listed on craigslist…

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Save Our Seniors

SOS - Save Our Seniors program

Innovative “Save Our Seniors” Program The Challenge: While adoption is our goal for every horse, special needs and senior horses have been the most difficult to place. Medical issues or age make them less attractive to potential adopters who want a horse that can be ridden. The need to find homes for these horses in…

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Responsible Pet Owners Month

With February as Responsible Pet Owner’s Month, it’s a perfect opportunity to salute responsible pet owners. Most of us remember the euphoria of getting our first pet and the thrill of every pet thereafter. At RVR Horse Rescue, our success is dependent on finding loving adoptive homes for our rehabilitated horses. Every adoptive family allows…

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Humane Lobby Day 2018

It’s easy to scroll past social media posts and ignore news broadcasts about animal abuse and neglect. This brutal reality is hard to see and easy to ignore. But we humans are the only voice these animals have and it’s actually easy to step up to make a difference. Humane Lobby Day Humane Lobby Day…

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RVR Horse Rescue is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

RVR Horse Rescue of Riverview, Florida is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries November 27, 2017, (Riverview, FL) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to RVR Horse Rescue as of November 27, 2017. Verification means that RVR…

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RVR Horse Rescue is Back on the Road!

Campaign to attain truck is successful! Riverview, FL – When their truck was no longer reliable to rescue abused and neglected horses, RVR Horse Rescue began borrowing trucks of generous neighbors, but quickly realized a dependable vehicle of their own was a necessity. A $10K grant from the ASPCA was the catalyst that sparked the…

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