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November 16, 2010 —The Equine Canada Medication Control Committee is announcing the following Medication Control information: Clenbuterol      
As of January 1, 2011, Clenbuterol (Ventipulmin) will no longer be a permitted medication in Equine Canada sanctioned competitions.  As a result, horses competing in Equine Canada sanctioned competitions with a positive test result for Clenbuterol  will be sanctioned as per the Equine Canada penalty tables and drug classification system as a Class III offence.   A withdrawal time of at least 72 hours is recommended after the last administration of this product. For additional information, please see the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency Schedule of Drugs.

Information about the EMCC medication rules maybe found on the Equine Canada website at equinecanada.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&id=40&Itemid=281&lang=en.  

Equine Canada members are responsible for keeping up to date on all changes to the Equine Canada equine medication rules.

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Equine Canada is Canada’s national governing body for equestrianism.  A member-driven, charitable institution, it is the executive branch of the Canadian Equestrian Team, and the national authority for equestrian competition; the national voice for recreational riders; and the national association for equine welfare, breeding, and industry.  Equine Canada is recognised by the Government of Canada, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), and the Canadian Olympic Committee as the national organisation representing equestrian sport and equine interests. For more information about Equine Canada, please visit equinecanada.ca.