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Cypress, 7, left, and Wiley Woo, 5, run in a pen Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at M&H Stables in Naples, Fla. Cynthia Gilbert recently started up Horse Rescue of Southern Florida in July. Her first two horses came on a rare donation of retired racing horses, that suffered career-ending injuries. 'I had a friend sick with breast cancer who asked me to help take care of her horse,' Gilbert said. 'People kept saying, 'You're really good them.' Then it got me thinking maybe it would be nice to have a horse. Then all of a sudden it was, why not start a horse rescue.'

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Corey Perrine/Staff Cypress, 7, left, and Wiley Woo, 5, run in a pen Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at M&H Stables in Naples, Fla. Cynthia Gilbert recently started up Horse Rescue of Southern Florida in July. Her first two horses came on a rare donation of retired racing horses, that suffered career-ending injuries. "I had a friend sick with breast cancer who asked me to help take care of her horse," Gilbert said. "People kept saying, 'You're really good them.' Then it got me thinking maybe it would be nice to have a horse. Then all of a sudden it was, why not start a horse rescue."

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