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Cannwyll, who was rescued in April, now enjoys the company of inmates at the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's Florida chapter.

A rescued OTTB helps female inmates to heal

A bright chestnut racehorse who was saved from the clutches of starvation in early April has entered a bleak world and filled it with hope. Nickering to women serving prison sentences at the Lowell Correctional Institution in Ocala, Fla., Cannwyll spends his days sheltered from the blazing Florida sun enjoying the cool breeze of a barn fan, and the affection of inmates who to a one, say their lives are made better by the presence of the 4-year-old gelding who was rescued by the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. “You can’t help but smile when you’re in his presence,” says Taylor Bond, an […]