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Jo Jo Gypsy recuperates from starvation at Our Mims Horse Haven in Kentucky.  Pictured with Jeanne Mirabito's granddaughter Kaylee.

Pair of abandoned T-breds on the mend

Two ex-racehorse Thoroughbreds left to die— one in a remote region of Florida, the other in a woodsy lot of Bourbon County Kentucky—are continuing to recover from the hard lot in life they were dealt. Gray gelding Sosa, 22, is healing nicely from infected, deep wounds of his legs, according to Laurie Waggoner, South Florida SPCA director of operations, who notes that the wounds are responding very well to medically treated leg wraps. “We expect the leg wraps to be part of his treatment regimen for another six to eight weeks,” she says, adding that the wounds are no longer […]