Counterfeit Equine Drugs Continue to Show at Track
"Just Say No," the familiar rallying cry in the nation's drug war now has a place at race tracks, show rings, and equine clinics across the country. Despite repeated warnings from the animal health industry and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration 7 some cost-conscious consumers continue to fool themselves and endanger the horses under their care with unapproved, bargainpriced products that masquerade as "the real thing.' , The counterfeit products may contain harmful impurities or ingredients not listed on the product's label. What's more, veterinarians and trainers who use them could be held liable for any harmful side effects they cause.