Charcoal versus drugs…

There has been a great deal of coverage in the press of late of substances banned by the FEI turning up in a variety of horses across a range of equine disciplines. The use of Reserpine, a little used human antipsychotic tranquiliser to calm down hot and stressey horses is a major case in point.  However, with the addition of ammonium chloride which has the potential for abuse as a nerve blocking agent, metformin, an anti-diabetic...

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