Virginia Horse Rescue
Improving the lives of horses through education, rescue, rehabilitation, training and adoption.

VEWS feels trained horses have a much better chance of finding and keeping a forever home.

Virginia Horse Rescue

Rain, Raven, Takoda and Buddy posing.




Holiday Wishlist

Please keep our wonderful horses in your throughout this holiday season. They would greatly appreciate a generous holiday gift selected from our Amazon Wishlist. The Wishlist can be found here: VEWS Wishlist

VEWS T-shirt Fundraiser

We need your help! In the process of rescuing and caring for these horses, we have incurred higher-than-average medical costs. This is where we need YOU! We are asking each of our volunteers to sell 1-2 shirts from The Little Pink Polka Dot which will go toward existing expenses. We …

VEWS merchandise from Little Pink Polka Dot

Little Pink Polka Dot is donating $8 for each tee shirt and $3 for each tote bag sold on their site. Order some VEWS merchandise and help out the horses! View the merchandise here  

VEWS Spaghetti Dinner

Virginia Equine Welfare Society is hosting its 4th Semi-Annual Spaghetti Dinner and YOU are invited! Saturday, November 5th 5:30-7:30p.m. Old Eastern Volunteer Firehouse, 8493 New Bethesda Road Mechanicsville VA  23116 (corner of Mechnicsville Tnpk & New Bethesda Road) Dinner cost $12 for adults – $8 for Seniors – $5 (Child …

BJ’s Restaurant Fundraiser

Join us for delicious way to raise money for our horses at BJ’s Restaurant. With each flyer presented at this fundraiser, BJ’s will donate 20% of food and beverage sales to VEWS. Real easy, all you have to do is show up and eat! Okay maybe a little more. You …


Rain is a very talented and sweet mare that gets along well with her pasture mates. She has nice wtc and is best suited for trails. She is a good trail horse and has not spooked or acted mareish. She is brave and confident and will go out on the …

Our Wish List

Care to donate supplies? Please see our expanded list by clicking here.

Virginia Equine Welfare Society Videos! (2)

TAKODA after his bout with strangles that he brought with him from the kill pen. Takoda has a new lease on life thanks to VEWS’ great donors who bailed him out and the volunteers who selflessly cared for him during his illness. !