Aaron Vale, 12-time winner of Grand Prix of Roanoke, loses home to fire

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Aaron and Mallory Vale lost their Florida home to a fire on Friday, June 3.

On Friday, June 3, Aaron and Mallory Vale of Morriston, Fla., lost their home to a fire. While no people were injured, they lost their beloved dog, Roo, and many priceless items such as photos, trophies and heirlooms.

Aaron Vale has been a fixture at the Roanoke Valley Horse Show for many years, winning the $50,000 Grand Prix of Roanoke 12 times. Vale has more than 170 Grand Prix wins and over $3 million in prize money throughout his illustrious riding career.

A GoFundMe account has been created to help raise money for the family.