Central Virginia Horse Rescue

Rating: 4.97 stars   147 reviews

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389 Boydton Plank Rd Brodnax VA 23920 USA


Central Virginia Horse Rescue, Inc (CVHR) is a GFAS Verified 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the compassionate care of equines. Our mission is to save, protect, and rehabilitate equines in need. We rescue unwanted, abused, neglected, or abandoned equines; provide them with care and rehabilitation; and finally find them a compatible, loving home. We believe that education is the long-term solution to improving the lives of equines.


Central Virginia Horse Rescue has taken in over 50 horses and has found homes for over 45. We have gelded 6 colts and have made two grants to needy families.

Target demographics:

horses and horse owners

Direct beneficiaries per year:

72 horses

Geographic areas served:



Rescue horses Gelding Program Local Grants to Keep Horses Youth Outreach

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Rating: 5 stars  

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When Cindy asked me to serve on the Board for Central Virginia Horse Rescue, I didn't hesitate one second. I recognized right off the bat Cindy's commitment to horses and her desire to make a difference to those horses in need. I felt honored and privileged to do so and still do today. Volunteers are the backbone of any rescue and I help by volunteering when I can and assist in any way I can. I am just one of the many volunteers to take the time to do much stalls, ride, walk or groom the horses, doing whatever is needed. Cindy runs a well-organized rescue and is always looking for ways to better CVHR. She is one tough lady but still manges to be tender-hearted, especially when a certain mule named Rosebud sticks her head into Cindy's arms. Rosebud came to Cindy by way of an auction with a price tag of $50; thus began CHVR and Rosebud rules even today.

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