Both drugs are controversial in part because they are considered drug maskers and as diuretics which can be used to make it difficult to detect the use of other drugs from the horse's system. For these reasons, and also due to lack of membership notice and comment, this rule change has generated controversy. [cite web |url= |title= July 2007 Appaloosa Horse Club Board Motions |accessdate=2008-01-31 |format=PDF |author=Appaloosa Horse Club|work=Appaloosa Horse Club Website|publisher=Appaloosa Horse Club] On one side, it is argued that both the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), which sponsors show competition for many different horse breeds, [cite web |url=|title= Drugs and Medication Guidelines |accessdate=2008-08-11|date=August 1, 2007 |format=PDF |author=United States Equestrian Federation|work=USEF Website|publisher=United States Equestrian Federation|page=Page 1 "Note: Specifically lists Furosemide."] and the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI), which governs international and Olympic Equestrian, competition ban the use of furosemide. [cite web |url=|title= Equine Prohibited List |accessdate=2008-08-11|date=November 17, 2006 |format=PDF |author=Federation Equestre Internationale|work=Veterinary Regulations|publisher=Federation Equestre Internationale|page=Page 2 "Note: Bans use of diuretics generally with no exception for Furosemide."] On the other side of the controversy, several major stock horse registries that sanction their own shows, including the American Quarter Horse Association, [cite web |url= |title= AQHA Show Rules, Rule 441, Therapeutic Medication Addendum |accessdate=2008-01-31 |format=PDF |author=American Quarter Horse Association|work=AQHA Website|publisher=American Quarter Horse Association] [cite web |url= |title= Therapeutic Medication Fact Sheet |author=American Quarter Horse Association|accessdate=2008-01-31 |format=PDF |work=AQHA Website|publisher=American Quarter Horse Association] American Paint Horse Association, [cite web|author=American Paint Horse Association |url= |title= APHA Rulebook |accessdate=2008-01-31|pages= Rule CS-085, p. 78-79 |work=APHA Website|publisher=American Paint Horse Association] and the Palomino Horse Breeders' of America,cite web |url= |title= PHBA Rule Book |accessdate=2008-06-09 |format= PDF |pages= Rule 2528A, p. 77-78 |author=Palomino Horse Breeders Association|work=PHBA Website|publisher=Palomino Horse Breeders Association The PHBA does not allow Lasix within 24 hours of show and only allows Acetazolamide for HYPP horses.] allow acetazolamide and furosemide to be used with 24 hours of showing under certain circumstances.

ee also

*Equine coat color genetics
*Equine coat color





External links

* [ Appaloosa Horse Club (USA)]
* [ Appaloosa Museum]
* [ American Appaloosa Association]
* [ Appaloosa Horse Club of Canada]
* [ Appaloosa Horse Club of Denmark]
* [ Appaloosa Horse Club of Germany]
* [ American Appaloosa Horse Club Holland]
* [ Appaloosa Horse Association of New Zealand]
* [ Appaloosa Horse Club of the United Kingdom]
* [ Animal Planet Live Appaloosa Horse Cam]


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