In May of 2009, we rescued 42 beautifully bred Irish TB’s hours from the kill truck, including Finbar. They were emaciated, shattered, hopeless and vacant. The stallions including Finbar were standing in cramped, filthy pens nose-to-tail-tail-to-nose eating each other’s tails in a half hearted and desperate last chance for survival. When Finbar arrived at Red Bucket he was angry and fearful but with constant care and love he and the rest of the horses are all thriving, all having gained 300-400 pounds, confidence and dignity thanks to the generosity of our supporters and donors who make our lifesaving work possible. Today Finbar enjoys the charmed life with daily room service, unconditional love and impeccable care.