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2021 VEWS ALUMNI

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Penny

Adopted December 2021

Penny was an owner surrender that arrived at VEWS in November 2021. Penny's adopter fell in love with her calm, sweet, steady personality and knew she had to join the family. Penny and Oriana were adopted together.

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Murphy

Adopted August 2021

Murphy was a 16 y.o. Saddlebred cross that came to VEWS via the PA auction pipeline. He had a gentle demeanor and found his person and his forever home in North Carolina.

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Daisy

Adopted January 2021

Daisy, a Paint mare, was pulled from a kill pen and then given to us from another rescue. She spent some time at our training barn, was adopted out
from VEWS, and then shortly returned to us. Having tested positive for EPM, she was treated at VEWS. In order to provide an environment with consistent handling, one of our volunteers sponsored her at a foster barn where she could receive that
one-on-one attention. Of course, that volunteer fell in love with her and adopted her shortly thereafter.

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Buddha

Adopted March 2021

Buddha was a 16 y.o. flea-bitten gray OTTB mare. After Buddha came off of the track, she spent a short period of time as a broodmare, and eventually found herself with arthritis in a PA kill pen. Buddha and Cache were adopted out together as companion horses.

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Oriana

Adopted December 2021

Oriana arrived with 2 other Saddlebred mares from a kill pen in North Carolina ill and emaciated. Oriana is a sweet and intelligent mare. Her beautiful golden eyes are aware of everything happening around her. Approach her with gentleness and consistency and she will share her heart with you. Oriana and Penny were adopted together to a loving home.

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Zimbob

Adopted August 2021

Zimbob was an owner surrender who arrived at VEWS in January 2021. He had a spirited, quirky personality. A follower of the VEWS Facebook page adopted him and he is loving his new home!

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Cache

Adopted March 2021

Cache was a 19 y.o. bay OTTB mare. Cache spent some time as a broodmare after coming off of the track and eventually ended up at Moore’s auction. Cache was an old soul looking for a soft place to spend her retirement. She and Buddha had a long history together and were able to be adopted out as a companion pair. 

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Aries

Adopted November 2021

Aries arrives with 2 other Saddlebred mares from a kill pen in North Carolina ill and emaciated. Aries stayed with our foster barn while she was given the love and nourishment needed to thrive, and found her forever home in the beautiful mountains of Virginia.

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Xena

Adopted June 2021

Xena was a spirited and sweet OTTB mare that animal control brought to VEWS malnourished, despondent, and with a severe hock wound. VEWS volunteers nursed her back to health - physically and mentally over the next 10 months. Xena was adopted by a VEWS volunteer and continues to be spoiled rotten.

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Kearney

Adopted February 2021

Kearney was a 9 y.o. chestnut OTTB gelding that was surrendered to VEWS by his owner. He was a very handsome fella with a sweet personality. After some refresher training, he found his forever home in North Carolina.

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