CAYUSE CREEK RIDE – CANCELLED

Please note that the Cayuse Creek Ride scheduled for Sunday June 4th has been cancelled by Ride Management. We all look forward to enjoying future events at their beautiful location and enjoying the amazing trails.  A big thank you to both Bob & Michelle for all the rides they have hosted in the past and…

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Membership Forum

The members have spoken and our new Membership Forum will be created on our website at http://octra.on.ca.  64% of members who responded were in favour of having their Forum on the OCTRA website rather than on a private section of the OCTRA Facebook page.   David Morgan, our Webmaster, will be working on this and will report back…

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APRIL MINUTES & COMMITTEE REPORTS

The April 2017 Minutes from the April Board Meeting are now posted.  Please remember this information is for members only (not the general public) so you must sign in to view them.  If you have issues signing in please contact our Webmaster, David Morgan for assistance. Please note, Committee Reports will now be prepared at…

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Membership Vote

An email went out to our mailing list two weeks ago asking for a vote on a Membership Forum as well as assistance on a couple of committees. Response has been limited. Please respond asap. If you did not receive your email, check your spam/junk folder and/or contact Michelle Watling to be added to our list and…

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NEW SANCTIONING CHAIR

After many years in this position, Chrystal Woodhouse, has decided to step down and pass the baton on to someone else. Chrystal hopes to take all the spare time this will free up for her and spend it on horseback.  Of course, Chrystal is staying on as OCTRA’s Education Chair and has big plans in this area for the…

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NEW OCTRA PROMOTION – First Ride Free

First Ride Free Promotion OCTRA is proud to announce a new promotion for the upcoming 2017 season.  This promotion will encourage new people to try out our sport and hopefully become new long time participants and members.  Follow the link above to find out all the pertinent information and be sure to share it with…

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OCTRA Junior Riders Essay Promotion – Ally James

Savanah Wilson, OCTRA’s Youth Committee Chair, reached out to our Juniors at the end of last season asking them to submit stories on their experiences from the 2016 season.  Two Juniors answered the call and their stories have been posted to the OCTRA web site.   Both these Junior Riders will receive a gift certificate for…

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OCTRA Junior Riders Essay Promotion – Charlotte Tremblay

Savanah Wilson, OCTRA’s Youth Committee Chair, reached out to our Juniors at the end of last season asking them to submit stories on their experiences from the 2016 season.  Two Juniors answered the call and their stories have been posted to the OCTRA web site. Both these Junior Riders will receive a gift certificate for…

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2017 OCTRA Board of Directors

The Board and the entire membership would like to thank both Elaine Steele and Pat Kuffner for their time, energy and contributions during their time on the OCTRA Board of Directors. Elaine is happily staying on as both the Distance Reward Program & Ride Liaison Chairs as well as the CTR Chair. Pat Kuffner is…

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AGM Update

AGM Attendance Update: We have 118 members signed up for the AGM so far.  Deadline for purchasing tickets to the Awards Banquet is February 18th.  We only have 5 tickets left for the Banquet – the Ballroom only holds 120 so we will not be able to sell beyond that number. Deadline for purchasing OCTRA branded polo’s and pullovers has passed…

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