Mikal Spooner, of Hoffman N.C., with her horse Allen All Around, demonstrates a fast walk during a rally, Wednesday, June 18, 20914, on Capitol Hill in Washington to help support a bill by Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-KY, to protect walking horses from a practice known as soring.
Mikal Spooner, of Hoffman N.C., with her horse Allen All Around, demonstrates a fast walk during a rally, Wednesday, June 18, 20914, on Capitol Hill in Washington to help support a bill by Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-KY, to protect walking horses from a practice known as soring. MCT
Mikal Spooner, of Hoffman N.C., with her horse Allen All Around, demonstrates a fast walk during a rally, Wednesday, June 18, 20914, on Capitol Hill in Washington to help support a bill by Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-KY, to protect walking horses from a practice known as soring. MCT

Show horses need protection from abuse, supporters tell Congress

June 19, 2014 9:01 AM