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Olympics 2008


Editor’s Note: What’s Fair in FEI Drug Testing?

In the December '08 issue of Practical Horseman magazine, Managing Editor Stacey Nedrow-Wigmore discusses the fairness of the FEI's "zero tolerance" drug policy. | MORE


On the Rail: Do the FEI Drug Testing Rules Need to Change?

The "mysterious" positive drug test of Courtney King-Dye's Olympic dressage mount, Harmony's Mythilus, which resulted in elimination for the U.S. team in Hong Kong, raises questions about the FEI's policy. | MORE


Analysis of the 2008 Olympic Dressage Freestyles

A freestyle choreographer and reporter gives insight on the 2008 Olympic dressage freestyle tests. | MORE


Pessoa’s Olympic Horse Tests Positive for Nonivamide

Brazilian Rodrigo Pessoa's 2008 Olympic mount, Rufus, has tested positive in both his A and B sample for the prohibited substance nonivamide. | MORE


On the Rail: U.S. Olympics Report Card

What can the U.S. do to get straight A's in that next whopper of a competition, the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Lexington? | MORE


Harmony’s Mythilus Tests Positive for Felbinac

Courtney King-Dye's Olympic dressage mount Harmony's Mythilus has tested positive for the banned substance felbinac. Also, the initial positive findings of capsaicin have been confirmed in four show jumping horses. | MORE


2008 Equestrian Olympic Games Wrap-Up

Nancy Jaffer highlights the expected and unexpected from the 2008 equestrian Olympic Games in Hong Kong, where she reported daily for | MORE


Photo Gallery: 2008 Olympic Show Jumping

A look at the riders and horses in the 2008 Olympic show jumping competition, and the medal ceremonies that followed. | MORE


North America Dominates Olympic Show Jumping Again

Canada's Eric Lamaze wins Olympic individual show jumping gold, as Sweden's Rolf-Goran Bengtsson takes silver. America's Beezie Madden beats out seven other top riders in a jump-off for bronze. | MORE


Four Olympic Jumping Horses Test Positive for Capsaicin

Four riders will not compete in the individual Olympic jumping competition because their horses tested positive for capsaicin. | MORE

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