Officer Vacancies: Treasurer and Secretary

Do you like handling money? The OCTRA Board of Directors is looking for a member in good standing to appoint to the Board of Directors to assume the duties of OCTRA Treasurer effective immediately. If you have a background in bookkeeping and/or accounting and are interested, please respond to president@octra.on.ca including your qualifications. Knowledge of…

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2017 Coates Creek Training Ride

Results for the Coates Creek training rides held on My 14, 2017. 2017-05-14 Coates Creek Clinic and Training Ride Training Ride 16 Km (10 Miles) 2017-05-14 Coates Creek Clinic and Training Ride Training Ride 24 Km (15 Miles) 2017-05-14 Coates Creek Clinic and Training Ride Training Ride 8 Km (5 Miles)  

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2017 Ganny Gallop – Cancelled

Ganny Gallop originally scheduled for September 2 & 3, 2017 at Cayuse Creek Ranch is cancelled. Thanks to Bob Coleman and Michelle Bignell for hosting to so many excellent rides at their outstanding location.   Save

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2017 Aprilfest Endurance Results

Results are posted for all rides at Aprilfest Endurance: Ride n Tie, 10 Km (6 Miles) Set Speed Graded, 11 Km (7 Miles) Set Speed Graded, 22 Km (14 Miles) Set Speed Graded, 10 Km (6 Miles) Set Speed Graded, 21 Km (13 Miles) Set Speed Graded, 40 Km (25 Miles) Endurance, 80 Km (50…

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PLEASE remit your Lay Judge Clinic Registration Forms ASAP!

To all potential Lay Judge Clinic Attendees; PLEASE remit your Lay Judge Clinic Registration Forms ASAP! “I can’t feed you if I don’t know you will be there!” I am away on business (no, not somewhere hot, darn!) Mar.26-Apr.4—-but will be available via e-mail. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with questions/concerns. Remember, basic understanding…

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Lay Judge Clinic: References

Some study recommendations for Lay Judge Clinic candidates: OCTRA Rulebook, AERC Rulebook and Guidelines for Control Judges, By Dr. Art King: “Recognition and Management of Fluid and Electrolyte Changes in Equine Athletes”, CODE OF PRACTICE: for the care and handling of Equines. Gov’t Canada: National Farm Animal Care Council. Available from: Equine Canada, (613) 287-1515…

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Lay Judge Clinic Registration Form

Here is a link to the online form for registering for the Lay Judge Clinic arranged by Dr. Sarah Tiller. Link to Online Registration Form… More info is available on the OCTRA website, and on the Dog Sports Centre website…

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AGM 2016 – All Official Documents Are Online

The 2016 AGM Resolutions are now available. All of the documents listed below are also linked to the 2016 AGM page. OFFICIAL NOTICE of 2016 AGM LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT 2015 AGM MINUTES/ACTION ITEMS/RESOLUTIONS AGM INFORMATION AGM SCHEDULE AGM AGENDA: MEETING AGM AGENDA: AWARDS BANQUET AWARDS DESCRIPTIONS RESOLUTIONS CLINIC: STAGG NEWMAN “ENDURING PARTNERS” AGM DEADLINES

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March 5, 2017 Long Distance Clinic

Please join us on our first day of a 3-day series (taking place throughout the year) to learn about long distance riding. If you love horses, love to ride and love adventure…. this may be the sport for you! On this first day, we will be covering the basics of long distance riding. Who, what…

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Thanks Rob and WEEHOST Inc

FYI For many years OCTRA has been well served by member Rob Wright’s web hosting company WEEHOST Inc. where our website has been housed. OCTRA was informed in the fall that Rob is closing his web hosting company effective March 2017.  Thanks, Rob, for all the support and late nights. On January 19, 2017 our…

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