Thursday, November 14, 2019

Belgium: Cooling gel saw Endurance horse fail two drug tests; rider not at fault

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November 14, 2019
Horsetalk.co.nz

A Belgium-registered rider whose horse tested positive for an anti-inflammatory medication after two Endurance rides bore no fault for the breaches, the FEI Tribunal has ruled.

Jacques Sabeau was not fined or suspended over the breaches, which involved harpagoside, an anti-inflammatory drug with pain-killing effects.

He competed the horse Eaunoire Cookies in a CEI1* 100km Endurance contest in Bullange, Belgium, on June 30 last year, and in a CEI2* event in Wimmenau, France, in early September last year.

Urine samples taken from each event returned positive results for harpagoside, which is listed as a controlled medication under the FEI’s anti-doping rules...

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https://www.horsetalk.co.nz/2019/11/14/cooling-gel-endurance-horse/

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