2018 Membership Stickers

I have 2018 stickers now for the membership cards. “So what?” you may ask. I answer that it means I can now process 2018 membership renewals! πŸ™‚ A few have already send info and money in and I have not forgotten you πŸ˜‰ I will process them in the next couple weeks. If I feel…

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2018 OCTRA TENTATIVE Ride Dates

The following dates have not been sanctioned. They are provided below to help you plan your ride season and vacation requests. April 28 and 29 – Aprilfest at Dufferin (Sue Downing) May 19 and 20 – Anniversary Ride date under review (BoD) June 16 and 17 – Summer Solstice at Dufferin ( Sue Downing) June…

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Attention all 2018 Ride Managers

Please plan now to attend the important Ride Managers’ Meeting on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, Coburg, Ontario at our AGM. Please invite members of your ride management team as well (secretary, timer, trail master). Agenda: Sharing of best practices, Mentoring opportunities, Response to members, concerns/complaints, Rule application, review of…

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Results Updated for 2017 Summer Solstice 34km/21m SSG

Due to a cut and paste error, results originally posted on June 29 were in error. Thanks go out to the riders who noted the discrepencies between their ride cards and the posted results. Ride management reviewed the results, found the error and submitted corrected results this past weekend. 2017-06-17 Summer Solstice Rides Set Speed…

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2017 Lopin’ Larose Results

UPDATE 2 Nov 1: The SSP ride has been updated to reflect the 42k/26m amended distance and the corrected results are now posted. UPDATE Oct 31: The 40k/25m SSP result has been pulled pending correction of a transcription error in two riders’ times. Stay tuned! The 2017 Lopin’ Larose results, the final event of the…

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2017 Oktoberfest Results

The 2017 Oktoberfest results are now posted: 2017-09-30 Oktoberfest Ride n Tie 10 Km (6 Miles) 2017-09-30 Oktoberfest Set Speed Graded B 11 Km (7 Miles) 2017-09-30 Oktoberfest Mileage Ride 21 Km (13 Miles) 2017-09-30 Oktoberfest Ride n Tie 21 Km (13 Miles) 2017-10-01 Oktoberfest Set Speed Graded B 10 Km (6 Miles) 2017-10-01 Oktoberfest…

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All Breed Awards are opt-in! It’s up to you!

Members are reminded that it is the owner’s or rider’s responsibility to request that a horse be included in the pertinent Breed Award category. OCTRA Rule Book 10.2.1 b) To be eligible for breed awards, a copy of the horses’ registration papers, or Standardbred Canada, TrackIT or USTA Pathway printout, must be submitted by the…

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2017 Tay Valley Ride Results

The 2017 Tay Valley Ride results are now posted: 2017-09-16 Tay Valley Set Speed Graded B 21 Km (13 Miles) 2017-09-16 Tay Valley Open Competitive Trail Ride 40 Km (25 Miles) 2017-09-17 Tay Valley Set Speed Graded B 21 Km (13 Miles) 2017-09-17 Tay Valley Limited Distance Ride 40 Km (25 Miles) 2017-09-17 Tay Valley…

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OCTRA (Members Only) Facebook Group Created

It has come to the attention of the BOD and many OCTRA members that the website Forum is not being fully utilized due to its complexity.Β  Moreover, Facebook has become prevalent and is easy to visit and easy to post. The BOD at it’s last meeting unanimously decided to follow the wishes of many members…

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Concussion Policy Guidelines

Members, Ride Managers, and volunteers are advised to read the Ontario Equestrian Federation Concussion Guidelines for Equestrian Sport at the following url: http://horse.on.ca/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Concussion-policy.pdf

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