USEF Statement Regarding Positive Drug Tests at the 2004 Olympic Games

The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), the international governing body for equestrian sport, announced that four horses tested positive during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. None of the four horses represented the United States.

"Although lengthy, the medications hearing process is an intentionally thorough procedure and all countries and riders involved deserve to present their case. We will wait until that outcome before making any statement," said John Long, Chief Executive Officer of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), the United States' governing body for equestrian sport.

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