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Warning to competitors after riders fail dope tests

Riders have been urged to read up on the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) rules after three competitors tested positive for prohibited substances.

US eventers Hannah Sue Burnett, Jennie Brannigan and Alyssa Phillips were competing in the CIC3* at Ocala Jockey Club in Florida (17-19 November) when they tested positive for prohibited substances.

Jennie and Alyssa both said they believe the positive tests are as a result of medications that had been prescribed to them for legitimate medical conditions and were not taken in order to enhance their performances.

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Article written by: Lucy Elder

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