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    Joy Cutrone spends a moment getting to know Yankee shortly after he arrived at her farm in September.

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    Robyn Cuffey watches Yankee graze along with barn manager Kristin Pretorius.

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    Yankee, a rescued race horse, was underweight when he arrived at Moment's Peace Farm in Hollis.

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    Robyn Cuffey of Buxton, founder of the Standardbred Pleasure Horse Organization of Maine, trains Yankee, right, as Nina, left, runs through the snow.

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    Robyn Cuffey, left, of Buxton, founder of the Standardbred Pleasure Horse Organization of Maine, and Joy Cutrone, center, of Moment's Peace Farm in Hollis watch over Yankee and Nina on a September day in Hollis.

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    Robyn Cuffey trains Yankee after he was rescued following his racing career. Horses who retire from harness racing, many at an age as young as 3, can live to be 30 years old.

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