Reminder: Use of CBD Products

Use of CBD Products

This advisory notice is being sent regarding the use of any CBD products.

Because CBD can be procured ‘over the counter’ from many sources, please note that this notice is being sent as a reminder to Indiana horsemen that CBD is Cannabidiol and is considered a foreign substance for horse racing purposes.  Cannabidiol is classified as a Class 2-B penalty by the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI).

Exposure of your horse to any product with this substance as an ingredient may result in a positive test.  The current lack of studies for detection times means it’s unknown how long the drug will remain in your horse’s system.  Different products will have different properties and different concentrations and detection times. We’re hoping this post will serve as a precaution to horsemen about CBD oil especially when utilizing hand sanitizer that may not list ingredients.