Internships Available!

    Red Bucket is currently interviewing applicants for our Summer Internship Program. Equine Intern Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be interested in formally improving, growing, learning…and serving. Interns must be high school graduates, have relevant horse experience, be physically fit, have a good work ethic and demonstrate maturity and the ability to self-manage. Each … Read More

April 2017 Horse Highlight: Chance and Mr. Fields

Despondent, hopeless, unwanted and dejected…Chance and Mr. Fields…saved within moments of walking up the death ramp for a one-way trailer trip. Both have proven that once love and gentle care were received at Red Bucket Equine Rescue, they’ve been given back a more than doubled chance at a wonderful life… Anyone who believes horses are not aware or cannot understand … Read More

April 2017 Culture Message

We crouched quietly just outside of the stall. The baby, Tavish, dozed peacefully in the straw at his mother’s feet. Shamrock, aware of our presence, patiently stood over her 3-day-old foal. Her lower lip hung a bit and her hind hoof was slightly resting…Shamrock was giving us permission to admire her precious and very tiny colt. To the average bystander, … Read More

April 2017 Team Member Highlight: Megan Mahan

Continuing Education at the Ranch What they teach you in school doesn’t compare to what you learn at the Ranch that the Horses Own Her degree in Horse Ranch Management provided Megan Mahan with the basics for an equine education; Red Bucket provides the continued education and hands on experience that has taken her to the next level. “I knew … Read More

April 2017 Adoption Celebration: Lily and Nikki

From starving and frightened to sassy and confident, this beautiful bay princess has found her fairy tale ending! Back when Red Bucket was a brand new rescue, we received a call from Sunland, California about two Thoroughbred mares in great distress. The mares were Lily and Tatum. Their story was a common one. Their owners had dreams of getting rich … Read More

Looking for a New Team Member

  Red Bucket is currently looking for a new team member to link arms with us in caring for and providing daily enrichment for our treasured residents. Qualified candidates must have solid horse handling skills, be physically fit, genuinely have a true love for horses, and have an outstanding work ethic. This entry level position is ideal for someone who … Read More

Charlotte RB Sun Bath

Baby Charlotte RB is not wanting to be upstaged by our newest little foal Tavish. After a few wardrobe changes, she donned her protective and fashionable eye wear, and settled in for a sun bath. 

Welcome Baby Tavish

Red Bucket’s newest little resident, Tavish, is happy to be alive! While we were very concerned about him initially…and had a few long days…Tavish has turned the corner and is flourishing! Our precious, tiny Tavish is reminding us all of the importance of every single life! We are all reminded that rescue means just that…rescue! Please join us in celebrating … Read More

Red Bucket Rescue #356 Ella and #357 Clarabelle

It is hard to believe the mare is pregnant again…and that the person responsible for “saving” her is also responsible for her severe neglect…and both pregnancies. While this brand of betrayal causes our hearts to clench and our heads to ponder the absurdity of the unbelievable, we are grateful for the three lives that we now will protect and nurture. … Read More

Nelson Update

What a difference a few weeks make. While we know that Nelson has a long road to go in his recovery, we are relieved to see that he too appears relieved. Our special boy is anticipating his meals, expecting to be fed, is no longer flinching when we touch him, and is enjoying his fluffy bedding and the safety of … Read More