Thursday, April 11, 2019

Qatar: No explanation given for positive drug test in Endurance horse

Horsetalk.co.nz - Full Article

April 10, 2019
Horsetalk.co.nz

An Oman-registered rider whose Endurance mount tested positive for an anaesthetic drug provided no explanation to the FEI Tribunal for the infraction.

Ahmed Mohamed Said Al Balushi had ridden Miss Saularie in a CEI 1* 80km rider in Qatar on February 3 last year.

Miss Saularie, who had an owner based in Qatar, subsequently tested positive for lidocaine and a metabolic byproduct of the drug, 3-Hydroxylidocaine. Both are local anaesthetics also used for the treatment of certain skin diseases.

They are classified as controlled medications under the FEI’s anti-doping rules...

Read more here:
https://www.horsetalk.co.nz/2019/04/10/no-explanation-positive-drug-endurance-horse/

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