Ace - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training


This is a discussion on Ace within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        03-26-2010, 02:51 PM
    Super Moderator
    I am reading this right, correct? I mean, they are illegal to use.

    So how is it so easy? I just feel like it's cheating.
    Sponsored Links
        03-26-2010, 03:08 PM
    Yep, illegal to utilize any drug to alter the behavior or attitude of a horse. From the way I read it, it should also be illegal as far as HYPP goes but they probably made an exception to that one. They shouldn't have, however. That would keep people from showing HYPP+ horses and thus help to wipe out the disease.

    Unfortunately, not everyone shares your opinion on cheating. Too many people are in it only for the win and will do whatever necessary.

    And as far as it being easy, it says that horses are subject to testing, not that they will be tested. I understand that to mean that if there is a complaint, they will test a horse or if they are suspicious they will test. Just on a regular day with no suspicions or complaints, they probably only test 1 horse out of every 100. Inject the horse shortly before the show and be descreet about it, inject enough to subdue him but not enough to make him look lethargic and no one would ever suspect. How would they tell him from all the other horses plodding around hanging their heads?
        03-26-2010, 09:33 PM
    If my horse isn't sound, I certainly am not going to subject him to the stress of showing...I just don't understand those who do show horses that are sore, and "need" medication to get through a show...

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:


    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:29 PM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0