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Woodbury, Minn., teen Maddie Kanda has been fostering an 8-year-old Arabian mare named Raayna as part of the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse. (Amber Kispert-Smith/Woodbury Bulletin)

Horse's tale completes Cinderella story

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WOODBURY, Minn. -- The message about rescuing dogs and cats can be heard in many places, but horses are one animal that is often forgotten when it comes to finding a good home.


Thankfully, some people, such as Woodbury teen Maddie Kanda, haven’t lost sight of that message.

Since April, Kanda, a student at Inver Hills Community College, has been fostering an 8-year-old Arabian mare named Raayna.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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