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Virginia Equine Welfare Society (VEWS)

Ashland, VA

Our Mission

Our mission is to rescue and rehabilitate equines in need and to prevent equine abuse and neglect through education and community awareness. We provide safe housing, medical and rehabilitation services to abused, neglected, abandoned, unwanted and other at-risk equines and eventually, at the appropriate time, place them into caring, compatible, adoptive homes.

Adoption Policy

Please visit our website ( to learn more about our adoption process and requirements.

*Prefer to adopt out within a 300-mile radius of Richmond, VA
*Must own at least 1 other horse to be considered
*Must be willing to visit a minimum of 2 times to ensure a good match
*Must comply with a facility check before placement of any horse; no barbed wire allowed

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