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Jo Jo's Gypsy, rescued by Jeanne Mirabito of Our Mims Horse Haven, is not nearly out of the woods. But  she is so loved.

Two rescued T-breds labor for lives on holiday

On this Labor Day 2014, there is little rest for those working round-the-clock to save a couple of Thoroughbred ex-racehorses recently rescued at the 11th hour. In Kentucky, Jeanne Mirabito of Our Mims Horse Haven continues to nurse Jo Jo Gypsy back to health. The 16-hand “walking skeleton” was rescued on Aug. 22, and Jo Jo is not out of the woods yet, Mirabito reports. The severely emaciated mare, who found with dozens of others earlier this month by Animal Rescue, shows an intense will to live, but is far from well. (Please see an earlier story). “She knows she is safe […]