For 2018 all cannabinoids except THC have been dropped from the World Anti Doping Agency list of banned substances. The FEI have followed suit for riders.
Athletes are seeing the benefits of CBD for everyday health, training and competition recovery. Anecdotally dogs seem to be having the same physical benefits as humans and the similarity of the endocannabinoid systems should extend to horses. While we await comprehensive trials in horses we think it is important to follow along with the developments of human athletes to gain a better understanding of the benefits and risks of cannabis for athletes.