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Rescue Me ID: 15-01-31-00165Jypsie (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Intact (Needs to be Fixed), Vaccinations Current 

    We have a new rescue in a foster home. She is 7 yrs old. Arabian. 'Gypsy' Approximately 14.3. She 100% sound despite a leg injury with a scar. She is a little nervous around people but that has already improved. When she was handled in the past 2 years it was not with a kind hand. We were told that she is very green broke but to be honest, we don't think that is accurate. We will check into her training soon. She is willing just doesn't know what is expected of her. We think with a kind, patient hand she will flourish. If you are interested in adopting her please fill out an adoption application at our website ... (Read More)www.rugbycreekanimalrescue.org. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Rugby Creek Animal Rescue
Grayson County Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363 MAP IT!

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276-579-4215

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Rescue Me ID: 15-01-19-00240Ty (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Vaccinations Current 

    If you are looking to change the life of a special horse who will in turn change your life forever then please consider adopting Ty! This beautiful draft mare was branded '514', and for most of her life has just been another 'number' in at a large recipient farm. She has been used to carry other mares foals and then returned to the farm to do it all over again and again. She now has come to RCAR so that she can be the focus and find a forever home where she can know what it is like to be loved, cared and cherished just for being 'herself'! Ty is about 15 years old and is a solid 16hh. She is lean but gaining weight easily. She is smart ... (Read More)and sweet and tries to please - with her intelligence and willing attitude she could still be trained to ride or drive and would make a fantastic partner. She is sound and has no known health issues. Let us know if you are interested in fostering or adopting Ty! (Less)

     Animal Location:

Rugby Creek Animal Rescue
Grayson County Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363 MAP IT!

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276-579-4215

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Rescue Me ID: 15-01-19-00237Tonkers (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Gelded, Vaccinations Current 

    We know you are wow'd by his good looks but this guy has a heart and disposition to match! Tonkers is a very sweet and special TWH/SSH gelding. He is about 19 years old and stands about 15.2 hh. He is a beautiful blue roan paint with gorgeous blue eyes! He was a trail horse in the past and has been there and done that. He does have some mild changes in his hocks/hips and therefore would do best with leisure/light trail riding on flat/easy type terrain (too many years doing strenuous trails and terrain). Doesn't have any maintenance requirements at this time though would benefit from supplements - just looking for a slower/easy life. ... (Read More)Gets along well with others and has wonderful manners! If you are interested in fostering or adopting Tonkers please submit an application! *You must be over 18 to inquire *To ride Tonkers you must be under 150 bls (Less)

     Animal Location:

Rugby Creek Animal Rescue
Grayson County Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363 MAP IT!

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276-579-4215

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Rescue Me ID: 15-01-19-00236Belle (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Vaccinations Current 

    This beautiful Trakehner mare is looking for a special person/place to call her forever home and landing spot! Belle is originally from Canada, had a early career as an Eventer who excelled at the dressage phase, then she had a pasture accident that re-agrivated an old bone chip and is on/off but pasture sound and could be light riding sound (with shoes and supplement - though she would need a tune up and would only be for an intermediate rider). Belle has good manners and really buddies up to a friend and is a good and close companion. Belle is about 18 years and 16.1 hh. She was adopted from us a couple of years ago but her adoptive ... (Read More)family had a major medical issue recently that will require a lot of rehab and thus Belle had to be returned to us. Belle is currently in a temporary foster home but we are seeking a long-term foster or permanent adoptive home. Please apply today! She is currently located in Chapel Hill NC (Less)

     Animal Location:

Rugby Creek Animal Rescue
Grayson County Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-01-19-00231  (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Gelded, Vaccinations Current 

    Rugby Creek Animal Rescue (Non-Profit) is seeking foster homes for several wonderful horses! Want to help a horse in need but can't commit long-term? Consider being a foster! Foster homes are vital to our rescue work as you provide a spot for horses that have finished rehab and just need a place to stay until their forever home is found which in turn opens our rescue up to accept new horses that need rescue and rehabilitation. And as a 'foster' you can received a tax-write off for any money spent directly on your 'foster horse' (ask your accountant) We have 5 Gaited Rescue Horses that need Foster and/or Adoptive Homes asap! They range from ... (Read More)14-15hh and 5-25 years old. All horses are utd on Coggins, vaccines, deworming etc! Just need a kind, caring place to be until that Forever Home comes along! If you are interested in becoming a foster or adoptive home for a rescue horse please contact us! Even as a foster please visit www.rugbycreekanimalrescue.org/rcar to submit an application to be approved! Some are located in foster homes below Zeus is located in Randleman NC Smokey Joe is located in Rougemont NC Duke & Hobbit located in Spring Hope NC (Less)

     Animal Location:

Rugby Creek Animal Rescue
Grayson County Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363 MAP IT!

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276-579-4215

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Rescue Me ID: 14-12-11-00500mischief (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Intact (Needs to be Fixed), Vaccinations Current, Founder,
 Laminitis 

    horse needs a barn that she can be kept in and very extensive hoof repair.

 Adoption Fee: $0 Animal Location:

Fauquier County warrenton, VA 20186 MAP IT!

Contact:
jackie lucie 540-422-5055

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-04-00681Nag (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Temperament 
Health: Gelded, Vaccinations Current 

    Nag is a half green thoroughbred gelding. He is a 6 year old chestnut with three socks and a blaze. He is current on his vet checkups. He stands well with the farrier. Nag is looking for a new home where he can receive proper attention. Contact for adoption fee.

     Animal Location:

Loudoun County Leesburg, VA MAP IT!

Contact:
safa umbel 7039735790

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Rescue Me ID: 14-01-29-00336Noble Commander (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Gelded, Vaccinations Current, Arthritis 

    Beautiful Thoroughbred gelding. He has a little arthritis in his back ankle from an injury when he was a yearling He would benefit being in a place where he mostly has to be ridden on level ground. Noble can jump and do dressage and just about anything else. He just needs to be on good ground. He can not be turned out on frozen ground or slippery wet, muddy ground. Noble could benefit from getting some Previcox for his treatment. He could possibly be a candidate for surgery, which I can not afford. I was injured from a fall in October and I have not been able to continue my work with him. Noble is extremely well bred, his father ... (Read More)was Harlan's Holiday who won the following Stakes Races: The Dubai World Cup, Hollywood Gold Cup Handicap, Florida Derby, Breeders Futurity Stakes and many others. If you think you could give him what he needs and deserves, please contact me. Thank you very much. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Fauquier County marshall, VA MAP IT!

Contact:
debra sherwood 540-364-1915

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Horse in Virginia
    Horses can make good pets in Virginia if they match your IifestyIe. Horses are beautiful, romantic animals that many people love. Sadly, however, horses are being neglected, abused, and abandoned at an alarming rate. The reasons a horse would need to be rescued are quite varied. Some horse owners in the Western U.S. have lost their homes and land to foreclosure, leaving nowhere for their horses to go. These horses are sometimes abandoned in the plains and deserts, where they often die of slow exposure. Droughts, rising food and fuel prices, and other economic pressures mean that some owners can no longer afford to feed and care for their horses. Other horses are purchased by inexperienced people for sentimental reasons or as gifts for children, but their owners are unprepared for the ongoing expense and involvement of caring for the horses.

    Like horses, donkeys and mules (sterile hybrids of a horse and a donkey) have their own charm and usefulness. However, these animals have also been affected by hay shortages and some have sadly become victims of abuse or neglect.

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Virginia Animal Rescue
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Loudon County - Middleburg 20118
Middleburg Humane Foundation 540-364-3272

Fairfax County - Centreville 20122
Prevent a Litter Coalition 888-SPAY-4-VA

Arlington County - Arlington, VA 22204
Capital Animal Care 703-486-0303

Arlington County - Arlington VA 22206
Animal Welfare League of Arlington 703-931-9241

Arlington County - Arlington 22207
Feral Cat Coalition 703-538-1921

Arlington County - Arlington 22207
Metro Ferals 703-528-7782

Arlington County - Arlington 22210
SPAY Inc/SPCA of Northern VA 703-522-7920

Alexandria City - Alexandria, VA 22304
Alexandria Animal Shelter 703-838-4775

Alexandria County - Alexandria 22304
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria 703-838-4774

Winchester County - Winchester, Virginia 22601
SPCA -- Winchester 540-662-8616

Harrisonburg County - Harrisonburg 22801
Cat's Cradle 540-438-5222

Harrisonburg County - Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Shenandoah Valley Clinic 540-437-1980

Charlottesville City - Charlottesville, Virginia 22906
Charlottesville SPCA 804-973-5959

Orange County - Orange 22960
Orange County Animal Shelter 540-672-1124

Fluvanna County - Troy, VA 22974
Fluvanna SPCA 434-591-0123

Hanover County - Ashland, Virginia 23005
Hanover Humane Society 877-463-8837

Goochland County - Crozier, Virginia 23039
PetFix Coalition 888-PET-FIX1

Louisa County - Louisa, Virginia 23093
SNAP Louisa (Spay/Neuter All Pets) 540-967-3573

Goochland County - Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103
For the Love of Animals in Goochland 804-342-6975

James City County - Williamsburg, VA 23185
Heritage Humane Society 757-221-0150

Richmond County - Richmond, VA 23220
Richmond SPCA/Robins-Starr Humane 804-521-1300

Chesapeake City - Chesapeake, Virginia 23321
Meower Power 757-399-0001

Richmond County - Richmond, Virginia 23221
PAL Veterinary Hospital 804-359-MEOW

Richmond County - Richmond 23221
PreventALitter Veterinary Hospital 804-359-MEOW

Richmond County - Richmond, Virginia 23231
Richmond HERO 804-788-HERO

Isle of Wight County - Smithfield 23431
Isle of Wight Humane Society 757-357-4214

Virginia Beach County - Virginia Beach, Virginia 23453
Virginia Beach SPCA 757-739-9306

Roanoke County - Roanoke, VA 24016
Angels of Assisi Spay/Neuter Clinic 540-344-8707

Pulaski County - Dublin, Virginia 24084
Pulaski County Humane Society 540-674-0089

Floyd County - Floyd 24091
Floyd County Humane Society 540-745-7207

Henry County - Martinsville, VA 24112
SPCA of Martinsville-Henry County 276-632-0548

Franklin County - Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
Planned Pethood Clinic 540-489-3491

Salem County - Salem, VA 24153
Salem Animal Shelter 540-375-3038

Bristol County - Bristol, Virginia 24202
Margaret B. Mitchell Spay/Neuter Clinic 276-591-5790

Bristol County - Bristol, Virginia 24203
Holly Help Spay/Neuter Fund 276-466-5375

Augusta County - Staunton, Virginia 24401
Augusta Regional SPCA 540-885-7722

Bedford County - Bedford 24523
Bedford Humane Society 540-586-6100

Campbell County - Evington, VA 24550
South Central Spay/Neuter Clinic 434-821-4922

Tazewell County - Falls Mills, VA 24613
Pet Haven Rescue Center 276-326-3483

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or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
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