About Us

Exodus Farms was established in Redding, CA in 2002 by Bob and Ginger Salido.  God used Ginger’s background in working with children and youth to mentor several children one on one with her rescued horses.  It soon became apparent that what worked best for those children with broken hearts and lives also worked miracles for those discarded horses-unconditional love and acceptance, kind words and care, clear boundaries and a new found purpose for their lives.  As the kids focused on “healing and restoring” these unwanted horses, consistently their anger and bitterness began to melt away as they became more responsible for the care and re-purposing of Exodus’ horses.

The name Exodus was chosen because it symbolizes the journey from a life of captivity to a life of freedom through a relationship with God through His son Jesus Christ.  Our purpose here at Exodus is to help all who come to move forward in their lives-out of old patterns of brokenness, abuse, loneliness, dependence or fear and into a new place of wholeness, healthy relationships, freedom, community and purpose as we teach horsemanship in a safe homelike environment where they can experience love and peace.

Exodus’ “healing herd” consists of nine horses and a donkey-all given a permanent home here dispite their age, infirmities, behavior issues, physical challenges or just lack of training.  Their message to those who visit is life changing-not one of them is perfect-some came to Exodus quite “broken” but every one of them has a divine purpose here changing lives!

Today, free of charge to all who visit, Exodus Farms ministries operates full time as 50 to 60 youth visit us weekly, and more than 50 adults working hard to rebuild their lives, share the ranch with us monthly.  Families are now riding together and working together and are learning new ways to love and support one another.  All of this made possible by an incredible group of volunteers, with and without horse experience, that find their own lives transformed as they participate in God’s restoration of broken hearts!

Exodus Documentary

This documentary was created and shot by Susan Butchko Echard, of Trailblaze Films. Besides being a friend of the farm and a wonderful volunteer, Susan is a talented filmmaker whose vision for this documentary has raised awareness about the ministry going on at Exodus and the potential for God to work through both His people …

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History

HISTORY OF EXODUS FARMS Exodus Farms was established in Redding, CA in 2002 by Bob and Ginger Salido.  God used Ginger’s background in working with children and youth to mentor several children one on one with her rescued horses.  It soon became apparent that what worked best for those children with broken hearts and lives …

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Testimonials

Testimonials *****     Our daughter Cara has been attending since October, rain or shine.  Cara can be a bit shy until she gets to know you.  She's just coming into a new place of understanding about adoption and where she came from.  She was adopted from birth, but all the questions of where was I …

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Our Volunteers

Exodus Farms is reliant on the dedication of our great volunteers.  If you are interested in taking part in our program please contact us at 530-953-7178 or download the application here. Exodus Farms Ministry Application Katie Telford Hi, my name is Katie Telford and I have been volunteering at Exodus Farms for about two years!  My relationship …

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Exodus News

Exodus Farms was recently featured in Enjoy Magazine: CLICK HERE FOR MAY 2013 EDITION   Free Fundraiser to Help Abused Children Heal with Horses – Action News, 10/25/16   Horses help in journey from pain to healing: Rescued animals help broken children ease pain  – The Record Searchlight 12/9/12 Exodus Farms head wrangler Jenni Patterson brings Georgia out …

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