Red Bell Run Stories
Red Bell Run accepts animals, from law enforcement and other 501(c)3 rescues, whose quality of life is still acceptable, but who need more intensive or special care to remain comfortable. It is one of a few of its kind in the country, providing individualized care to over 100 equines.
EarlyEarly is a standard donkey who was placed here at Red Bell Run when he was just a few weeks old. When he was born his mother wouldn’t let him nurse and he ended up needing 24-hour newborn care at Tryon Equine Hospital with Dr. Setlakwe. He is now a year and 5...
Twinkle Little Star Twinkle Little Star AKA Twinkle, is a dwarf miniature horse that lives here at Red Bell Run. Although she is small in size, she has a very big personality. Twinkle will definitely voice her opinion and let you know how she feels! She had an...
The first week of June 2021, we lost our dear Phinneas. As heart sore as we are at losing him, we know that he is in Donkey Heaven, braying up a storm!
Petrina, Pico and Pedro are three miniature spotties that are thriving here at RBR. The cutest little family living at the new addition at Hee Haws.
Shelby Ann is a Belgian Draft Mammoth cross and the queen of the farm. Standing as one of our tallest she will steal your heart.
Millie is a beautiful brown donkey with white markings who lives in Millie’s Manor.
Baby Ella Grace arrived Tuesday morning, Dec 10! She is nursing well and has a set of the most terrific ears! Gracie is a wonderful Mom.
On Dec 2, 2019 we lost our beloved Phoebe, assistant farm manager and sanctuary mascot. Her unique spirit will never be forgotten.
It took six months before this group of four minis were strong enough to travel to Red Bell Run. The two moms and these now healthy little minis are enjoying their life in the NC foothills.
Flicka is a miniature horse that was rescued by Red Bell Run. Her 17 y/o boy needed to give her to us when his family was in crisis.
Two donkey families, boys Jasper and Pequito under the watchful eyes of Moms Jenna and Perdita. The Silo Barn at the Sanctuary is their forever home.
Always one of the first to greet Red Bell Run Sanctuary guests, at Mammoth Hill, Mariah has truly blossomed in her new home.