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 World Anti-Doping Code 2013 Prohibited List

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the World Anti-Doping Code 2013 Prohibited List which will come into effect on 1 January 2013.
 View the 2013 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods by clicking here
 Further information about the new Prohibited List can be found on the ASADA and WADA (www.wada-ama.org/en) websites.
 Athletes can re-check the status of their medications at any time by referring to the Check Your Substances tool on the ASADA website.

Equestrian Australia Anti-Doping Policy

Please note that new provisions and a new Equestrian Australia Anti-Doping Policy has come into effect from 01 January 2009. Please ensure that you are referring to the appropriate documents.

Equestrian Australia 2009 Anti-Doping Policy  - This By-Law outlines EA Anti-doping policies and the procedures to be followed in cases of alleged doping offences. EA’s anti-doping policy is WADA code compliant.


Check your substance HOTLINE 13 000 27232 (7 days 8am -8pm AEST)


Therapeutic Use Exemption form (TUE)

Athletes competing at International level - FEI Therapeutic Use Exemption form

Please complete and send to the National Office via fax (02) 9763 2466 or email mandy.stephens@equestrian.org.au

Info on TUE forms

Athletes competing at National level - ASDMAC Therapeutic Use Exemption form

Please complete and send to the National office via fax (02) 9763 2466 or email mandy.stephens@equestrian.org.au

January 1, 2009.

Minimal requirements for the medical file to be used for the TUE process in the case of asthma and its clinical variants.
The file must reflect current best medical practice to include:
  • A complete medical history
  • A comprehensive report of the clinical examination with specific focus on the respiratory system
  • A report of spirometry with the measure of the Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 second (FEV1)
  • If airway obstruction is present, the spirometry will be repeated after inhalation of a short acting Beta-2 Agonist to demonstrate the reversibility of bronchoconstriction
  • In the absence of reversible airway obstruction, a bronchial provocation test is required to establish the presence of airway hyperresponsiveness Exact name, speciality, address (including telephone, e-mail, fax) of examining physician.
Declaration of Use form (DoU)
The substances and methods listed below not longer require a DoU form as they are no longer on the Prohibited List as of January 1, 2011. 
Glucocorticosteroids used by non-systemic routes, namely intraarticular,
periarticular, peritendinous, epidural, intradermal injections and inhaled


Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA)

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority deters the use of banned doping practices in sport through education, testing, advocacy and coordination of Australia's anti-doping program.


Check your substance HOTLINE 13 000 27232 (7 days 8am -8pm AEST)

Dial internationally +61 2 6222 4288


World Anti-Doping Agency

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is an independent foundation built upon the values of friendship, solidarity and fair play. It is one of the most recent and impressive examples of collaboration in international sport.

World Anti-Doping Agency Web site

Go to this site to download the World Anti-Doping Code and the 
2009 List of Prohibited Substances



Changes to the World Anti-Doping Code come into effect on 1 January 2009, and will impact athletes and support personnel. Key changes include a new Prohibited List and the elimination of abbreviated Therapeutic Use Exemptions; however, all abbreviated Therapeutic Use Exemptions delivered before 31 December 2008 will remain valid after 1 January 2009 for a set period.

Read more about the changes

Travelling Overseas?

If an athlete must purchase a medication overseas they should check with the anti-doping information service of the country they are in and their team doctor. 

Click here for a list of countries which provide information regarding their domestically available medications and substances.

Information relating to Out-of Competition (OOC) Testing Sanctions Inadvertent Doping and Colds, Flu or Hay fever and horse medication control and swabbing.

National Testing Program

Testing Procedures

Horse medication control /swabbing










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