Ottawa, ON, Aug. 9, 2019 – Applications are now open for individuals interested in volunteering on the Equestrian Canada (EC) Equine Medication Control Committee in 2020.

The Equine Medication Control Committee is an operational committee of EC responsible for providing strategic guidance and counsel to management concerning the national medication control and anti-doping of horses program at EC sanctioned competition, as it relates to EC’s pursuit of industry best practice in clean sport, fair play and the welfare of competition horses.

The Committee will work in collaboration with other EC committees and management to deliver on its mandate.

Specific responsibilities of the Committee include:

  • Providing EC management with annual program priorities and strategies relating to medication control and anti-doping of horses in Canada;
  • Providing input and feedback to management concerning policies, programs, rules, regulations, and services related to its specific responsibilities; and,
  • Communicating with Provincial/Territorial Equestrian Sport Organizations (PTSOs), EC Committees, task forces, working groups, EC Sport Licence Holders and the Canadian equestrian sport community at large as required on key initiatives, developments, issues, challenges, and achievements in the Equine Medication Control program.

EC is seeking committee members who are equine veterinarians and/or non-veterinarian members with experience in competitions as an organizer and/or official, past competitor or coach.

Committee members will be appointed by the EC CEO. In appointing the members of the Committee, consideration shall be given to diversity, including national/international knowledge and experience in equine medication and anti-doping, active practicing equine competition veterinarians, gender, regional, technical and linguistic balance.

For further information on the Equine Medication Control Committee’s operational policy, please view the EC Operational Committee Manual.

How to Apply
Individuals are invited to submit their resume, along with an expression of interest highlighting their unique qualifications to serve on the Committee, to:

Rachel Huebert
Manager, Technical Development
[email protected]