RVR Horse Rescue In The News!

Fox 13: RVR Helps Puerto Rico

RVR experienced its own struggles after Hurricane Irma, but thanks to the community they recovered, and decided to pay it forward to the Puerto Rico horses impacted by Hurricane Maria.

RVR Listed with TAA

Accreditation from the TAA gives owners and trainers peace of mind that RVR will provide the highest quality care...

A Truck!

With the ASPCA grant, plus generous donations, plus Bartow Ford, RVR Horse Rescue has desperately needed truck to rescue abused horses.

Sport and Trail Mag

RVR Horse Rescue is featured in Sport and Trail Magazine. Check out the article, beginning on page 44!

TAA 2016-2018

RVR Receives TAA Accreditation

RVR Horse Rescue is accepted into the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

RVR Hosts LARO Training

RVR Horse Rescue hosts LARO (Large Animal Rescue Operation) Training at their facility to expand their rescue efforts.

Gelding Clinic Press Release

Partnership with Brandon Equine

Good Deeds Done by Gelding Steeds




Shawn Jayroe Nominated for Rare Life Award

Shawn Jayroe was nominated and received votes to put her in contention for one of the Rare Life Awards. Winners to be announced March 2017.

RVR Horse Rescue

We take in horses that have been abused, abandoned, and neglected,”

Salon Owner Rescues Neglected Horses

Shawn Jayroe, owner of Hair Perfections salon, gives a home to abused animals.

ASPCA Help a Horse Day Winner

Help a Horse Day was created in 2013 by the ASPCA as a way to provide a national day of recognition for equine organizations, to spread the word about the lifesaving work they do

RVR Horse Rescue takes in worst cases to heal, renew

They have heartwarming stories of victory over torture, starvation and abandonment.

Extraordinary Ordinary: Horse Healing

In Extraordinary Ordinaries this morning: RVR Horse Rescue is a place of healing for Horses and Volunteers on FOX 13 News - Tampa Bay

A Healing Haven

But one result Shawn hadn’t anticipated was the magical effect the horrifically abused animals would imprint on their caregivers, blurring the lines of who was saving whom.

Concerned Neighbor Helps a Starving Baby

This story is an excellent example of how one person taking action when they see something terrible can save lives!

Abused, Neglected Horses Rescued by Riverview Nonprofit

Waving Monarch was living the good life. A Kentucky-born thoroughbred race horse, 

RVR Horse Rescue mare struck by lightning

Life all around the RVR Horse Rescue went on as usual, but the hearts of the humans were heavy and troubled.

Emaciated Miniature Horses Find Home at RVR Horse Rescue

The pint-sized horses were rescued by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and taken to RVR Horse Rescue in Riverview

Hillsborough Co. deputy charged with animal cruelty to mini horses

A Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty to her miniature horses.

Two charities weather the wind and rain — RVR Horse Rescue and ‘Smoke out Cancer’ benefit by teaming up

“Shave 4 Life” not only met its goal of $1,000 but exceeded it with a final profit of $1,300, which will be split between the two hosting organizations

Dynamite’s Year of the Horse Project to Sponsor RVR Horse Rescue

This amazing rescue spoke to us with the number of nominations it received as well as its alignment with our mission and vision.

Phoenix Is One Of Many Success Stories From RVR Horse Rescue In Riverview

Fifty volunteers, 48 horses, 40 acres, four donkeys and one pig make up RVR Horse Rescue. 

Horse neglect leads to arrest of Hillsborough deputy

It was a case of neglect so severe that one of four rescued horses died.

Hillsborough deputy charged with animal cruelty resigns

A veteran Hillsborough County deputy resigned today after being charged with not feeding her miniature horses, leading to the death of one of the animals, according to the sheriff's office.

He was a skeleton with a head': Sheriff’s Deputy Charged With Starving Miniature Horses

A 23-year veteran of the Hillsborough County, Fla., Sheriff’s office has been arrested on two counts of animal cruelty

Florida deputy resigns after animal cruelty charges laid

A sheriff’s deputy in Florida has resigned after her arrest for animal cruelty over the care of her miniature horses.