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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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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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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AGM SPECIAL – OCTRA BRANDED CLOTHING

For our upcoming AGM, we have a great opportunity to purchase selected OCTRA branded clothing (Polo Shirts & Pullovers) via Spin Marketing Order Form at special AGM Prices.  Orders MUST BE placed no later than February 13th.  All orders MUST BE picked up at the AGM, February 24th, (Cobourg Best Western Conference Center). Ride in style…

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AGM Presentation – Lozana Health

Presentation: Dr. Jacques Morin DVM, President Lozana Health Inc. will be giving a short talk prior to the AGM in Ballroom A on his products and philosophy.  Dr. Morin will also be donating door prizes for our Awards Banquet:  1 gallon container of Omega Balance & a bucket of Myoforce Resist Topic:                Overview of 2017…

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