Four team jumping horses test positive for capsaicin

Updated: August 21, 2008, 7:24 AM ET
Associated Press

HONG KONG -- Four horses in the Olympic equestrian team jumping competition, including one from Norway's bronze-medal team, have been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned pain reliever.

The drug test results -- positive for capsaicin in each case -- were announced Thursday afternoon by the sport's international governing body.

The horse Camiro, ridden by Tony Andre Hansen, was part of Norway's bronze-medal team, and the team could lose its medal. The other ...

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