Red Bucket Equine Rescue #374 – Blotzer

It is unimaginable to comprehend the torment and agony that Blotzer experienced. Certainly there are signs of the abuse that preceded a traumatic blow to his eye that left him not only permanently blind, but suffering. Seriously injured, he was left abandoned in a dry riverbed, defenseless, terrified, and in what our vet described as “excruciating pain”. He suffered for … Read More

Red Buckets Fifth Annual Ruby Red Gala

You are cordially invited to Red Bucket’s Fifth Annual Ruby Red Gala on Saturday, November 11th. Get a VIP tour and meet the horses while enjoying appetizers, sushi, and a cocktail! Participate in the amazing one-of-a-kind Silent Auction, and be delighted with a delicious dinner and inspiring live music! Most importantly, support our lifesaving work! Tickets are now available see … Read More

Pilot Update

At the end of the rainbow is a pot of gold! Our dream for all of our treasured residents is a loving, safe, and meaningful life as a cherished family member. In this case, our wonderful Pilot struck gold…and regularly strikes out to enjoy camping, long trail rides, and even field hunting! So happy for Pilot and his lucky and … Read More

Red Bucket Equine Rescue Forever Home Found #225 – Foster

We love it when wonderful things happen, and we have declared October to be Mustang Month! Our very own Mustang Whisperer, Jenon Mathes…and her beloved shadow Durham…have officially added a new marvelous mustang to their family by making Foster’s adoption official! The reality is that both Durham and Foster chose Jenon years ago…and a little bit of paperwork really doesn’t … Read More

Please help us complete our Silent Auction Baskets!

With our 5th annual Ruby Red Gala just around the corner, our dedicated team is working hard to gather and assemble items for our beautiful silent auction. Please consider donating new sporting goods, sports memorabilia (especially the Ducks…quack!), gift cards, spa items, equestrian inspired items, wine, and other fun items to fill our beautiful “red buckets” with! We are hoping … Read More

Joey and Buffy Spoon

We have said it for many years…”However our treasured residents choose to use their enrichment is up to them; it’s their time”. In this case, Joey and Buffy have chosen to “spoon” in the sand and the sun! While this brought a smile to our lips, it ALSO BRINGS profound gratitude to our hearts! While their blissful happiness is evident, … Read More

Kolcheck Update

Kolcheck is thoroughly enjoying his life as a wanted horse. His adopters gush that he is loving and affectionate, that he adores his giant-sized paddock and customized shelter complete with…you guessed it, an enormous “comfort stall mattress”. Watching him turned out in pasture is like watching a beach ball bouncing on the sand; joyful, unrestrained, and free. He relishes his … Read More

September 2017 Team Member Highlight: Shannon Ballou

LEADING BY EXAMPLE School teacher by day, role model and philanthropist by night, this month’s featured team member provides a whole new meaning to the word “give”. What began as a journey of curiosity for her daughter has turned into a full-fledged mission of dedication and service. Find out how this determined mom and her precocious daughter infiltrated Red Bucket … Read More

September 2017 Adoption Celebration: Maude

“Cut…Print it!” This big, beautiful equine “actress” has found her leading man…and her happily-ever-after! The entire Red Bucket family honestly believes that every horse that comes into our care, no matter by what circumstance, is extra special, wonderful, inspirational. And every single one of them is. As they heal and learn to trust again and enjoy life…sometimes for the very … Read More

September 2017 Horse Highlight: WillPower

Debonair, dashing and a benevolent elder gentleman are some of the affectionate ways ‘WillPower’ is described by those who know and love him at Red Bucket. WillPower’s owner had owned him for a great number of years. When he was down to his last 1⁄2 bag of feed, they decided to put him down instead of continuing to care for … Read More