Posts by Shirley Alarie

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…

Read More

RVR Horse Rescue Earns ASPCA Grant

RVR Horse Rescue is one of only twelve grant recipients! Riverview, Florida— The ASPCA has awarded RVR Horse Rescue a $10,000 grant to help eliminate a significant obstacle in their their rescue efforts. “Our lifesaving work has been hampered by the lack of a reliable truck,” said RVR Horse Rescue Spokesperson, Kelly Ford. “The ASPCA…

Read More

Into the Arms of Love

Let’s face it, the average family looking to adopt a horse (or any animal) doesn’t have the financial means, medical know-how, or time to rehabilitate an injured one. There are many other healthy choices that don’t come with the extra baggage. Sadly, injured thoroughbreds are no longer useful to their owners, once they can no…

Read More

Warrior Lives On

Shawn kissing Warrior

One of the most trying cases we’ve faced at RVR Horse Rescue was of tiny Warrior, one of four mini’s rescued in 2012. Warrior was starved by his owner, as we’ve unfortunately seen before, but his story went public and resulted in serious political backlash for RVR. The case dumped an enormous amount of stress…

Read More

5 Amazing Horse Rescue Recoveries

5 Amazing Horse Rescue Recoveries

Thanks to Shawn Jayroe and her incredible group of volunteer Horse Angels at RVR Horse Rescue in Riverview, Florida, hundreds of equines have been saved from abuse and neglect. Not every animal can be restored to good health, but any horse willing to fight for a fresh chance at life is fully supported by a…

Read More

Life Lesson from Rose

This photo of River Rose and our recently rescued colt, Moon, has adorable charm but is like a million other cute animal shots. Except the story behind the photo is anything but ordinary. The life lesson that Rose is demonstrating is, in fact, quite extraordinary. Rose’s story was featured in our book, “A Healing Haven…

Read More