Equine Analytical Chemistry

EACL staff in labThe Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (EACL) is located in the Kenneth L. Maddy Laboratory on the UC Davis Campus. 

The mission of the EACL is two-fold:  

1. To provide a drug testing program with the highest quality standards, employing the most innovative methodology and newest analytical technology, in order to ensure the integrity of horse racing  

2. To expand and disseminate new information regarding therapeutic medications in order to improve the welfare of California performance horses. 

In addition to performing drug testing on samples submitted from California’s racetracks, the EACL accepts submissions from other private and institutional clients.