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Maxime Livio finally speaks: Claims sabotage and no performance impact from drug detected 2014 WEG,Events

At the 2014 World Equestrian Games, Maxim Livio’s horse Qalao des Mers returned positive for the controlled Medication substance Acepromazine from a sample taken on 29 August. Maxime Livio and Qalao des Mers finished fifth individually and were members of the fourth-placed French team. Acepromazine is a sedative. Controlled Medications are substances that are regularly used to treat horses but which are not allowed in competition in order to maintain a level playing field. There has been no word from the FEI on this case since the announcement of the postiive sample on September 5, 2014. There is a lot…

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