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  • Meet Haida, our recent intake.

    All the horses are out on summer pasture but we're not resting on our laurels!  Our latest intake is Haida, a 2 year old grulla colt that was found with a severe injury to his back leg, the result of barbed wire wrapped around his leg and tangled in his tail.  Haida is healing... Read more »

  • Shelter completed thanks to donated materials and volunteers.

    Through the efforts of volunteers and including the donation of materials purchased through Home Hardware with giftcards received through Aeroplan donated miles, the 'senior horses' shelter has been completed.  The shelter provides cover for our oldest horses in inclement weather... Read more »

  • BVR first equine sanctuary in Canada to be verified by GFAS

    Bear Valley Rescue Society of Alberta is the First Canadian Equine Rescue Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (Sundre, AB, Canada) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying... Read more »

  • Thank you to our donors for helping build this

    By converting donated Aeroplan Miles to Home Hardware gift cards we have been able to purchase materials (lumber, gates, and hardware) to build this great corral sorting system!  This helps us to sort horses when vaccinating or deworming, provides a nice shaded area for the farrier to... Read more »

  • 360,000 miles buys $3000.00 worth of building materials.

    Today we redeemed some of the Aeroplan Miles donated by so many wonderful people from all over!  Three thousand dollars worth of Home Hardware Gift Cards have been ordered that will purchase materials to build new fencing and help get started on the Seniors Facility expansion. ... Read more »

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