Adoption Update: Piper

Beautiful Piper is another glorious representation of our lifesaving work…and a meaningful reminder that forever can really mean forever! Red Bucket rescued Piper from starvation, neglect, and impending slaughter in 2009. Once rehabilitated, Laura adopted Piper in 2012 and clearly adores and loves her beautiful happy Red Bucket Horse, a great example that love and time can erase many wounds. … Read More

Red Bucket Equine Rescue Forever Home Found #253 – Thurston

Carrie contacted us, distraught and devastated over the loss of her beloved 27-year-old horse. It is a love story that we have become all too familiar with…the passing of a treasured lifelong horse, leaving a devoted owner heartbroken and the horse’s companion grieving and inconsolable. Understanding the emotion and urgency, our team worked quickly to match Carrie’s wish list: a … Read More

Adoption Update: Grande

 In the nearly six years since Briana adopted Grande, he has lost most of his teeth…and an eye, but has gained the true feeling of knowing that he is no longer unwanted. He is loved, cherished, and…home. Briana has gained her best friend, and dare we say…the BEST horse in the world!

Adoption Update: Guinness

Red Bucket Guinness Update! Guinness, happy and loved by Laura for almost five years sports his own stylish and congenial grin!

Red Bucket Equine Rescue Forever Home Found #252: Cooper

When a heartbroken Phyllis reached out to us, she needed our help…and fast. Phyllis had just lost her cherished 27-year-old mare, Annie, leaving Annie’s soulmate Caesar alone, grieving, and inconsolable. We jumped to action right away; Phyllis submitted an adoption application, we completed our background check and home visit, and interviewed Phyllis on Caesar’s needs and temperament. Within seven hours, … Read More

Red Bucket Equine Rescue Adoption: Pilot

Sometimes the road to forever is long, winding, and sometimes….broken, but our promises never are. Cassandra waited a good many years to bring Pilot home, and these days Pilot is waking up at home, pinching himself! Cassandra, adopter of Josephine (her heart) and long time supporter of Red Bucket’s lifesaving work has been inundating us (we love it!) with videos, … Read More

Red Bucket Equine Rescue Forever Home Found #250 – Paisley

Valentine’s Day is extra sweet for Kiki and Paisley, as both of their dreams have come true. Kiki has been dreaming for a very long time about a special friend…a forever horse to grow up with, to love, and to take care of…forever. Paisley has been waiting her entire life for a girl of her own, to love, cherish, and…take … Read More

Poppins- Red Bucket Equine Rescue #335 and Adoption #220- Update:

When Poppins arrived at Red Bucket a little over two years ago, she had a number hot glued to her hide. Her baby had a number too, but he was so little they had to glue his number to his tiny, fragile, little neck. At the livestock auction, they stripped Baby Walker from his mothers side intending to sell and … Read More

October 2018 Adoption Story: Cupid XO

He knows he’s clever. His stable buddy, a thoroughbred named Magic, will race across the arena to show off his ability with speed. Yet, the stocky pinto pony knows the trick to beating Magic: before the lengthy thoroughbred can reach the other end, the quick- witted pony runs across the middle of the arena to cut him off like a … Read More

Red Bucket Forever Home #235 – Mira

After a lifetime of abuse, starvation, criminal neglect, and isolation, Mira was rescued by Red Bucket. Barely able to walk to our awaiting trailer, she then began the fight to courageously reclaim a life that was stolen from her. Mira suffered in her silent, dark prison for two decades. Today, her life is full of color, warmth, kindness and consistent … Read More