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Kaylee, 8. and OTTB Jo Jo's Gypsy participated in their first show two years after the mare was found abandoned and near death in Kentucky.

Abandoned KY OTTB shows at Horse Park

Two years after first laying her hands on the skeletal frame of a mare with slim odds, a young girl who stood by the abandoned Thoroughbred when so many hadn’t, squared her shoulders this past weekend and marched into the Kentucky Horse Park leading the thrown-away Thoroughbred; winners before they even entered. Jo Jo’s Gypsy, an 11-year-old Thoroughbred broodmare abandoned with 44 horses on the Bourbon County line in Kentucky, strode happily at the side of eight-year-old caretaker and friend, Kaylee. (Please see earlier story: In an inspiring demonstration of the heart of the Thoroughbred, the pair performed at the […]