Lopin’ Larose Update

A note from Lopin’ Larose Trail Masters & Organizing Committee: New Base Camp is now at the other end of the Larose Forest than last year. The address is 4858 Champlain Road, Bourget, Ontario, K0A 1E0. Please note, our base camp from last year is not available this year; however, the Forestry Office has offered…

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A Reminder to Ride Managers

Always send flyers and other details related to your rides to webmaster@octra.on.ca so the OCTRA calendar can accurately reflect your planning, events, and registration process. Putting this information only on Facebook is insufficient. People who use Facebook will see it, but others will not. Note: the OCTRA webmaster never uses Facebook as the source for…

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NEW OCTRA WEB MASTER / DATA BASE ADMINISTRATOR

We are pleased to announce that David Morgan has agreed to take on the challenging tasks of OCTRA Webmaster & Data Base Administrator.  David has extensive experience in both areas and has been building websites since 1992 when the internet was still in its infancy.  His experience reflects his strengths in both information presentation (websites)…

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Ride Results

Ride results are up for the following rides: Summer Solstice, Coates Creek, Summer’s End, Merrickville, and Madawaska. Points are also updated. Check your results and your year end standings for errors. If you find any issues, contact the Ride Manager for corrections. Results are not yet in for Massie, or for Tay Valley.

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Resignation : Deanna Ramsay

After 17 years of continuous service Deanna Ramsay will be stepping down from her assorted volunteer positions with OCTRA effective the end of September. Deanna has been awarded the Prince Caleb trophy on multiple occasions for her outstanding contributions. She currently serves as co-chair of the veterinary committee, designs and manages all of OCTRA’s databases,…

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OCTRA MINUTES

Monthly Board Meetings & AGM Minutes A reminder that to access all Association Minutes, members must sign in.  Therefore a username and password is required.  Everything else on our website is available without signing in. Minutes can be found under the MEMBERSHIP tab.  

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CTR PC QUALIFICATIONS – TAY VALLEY RULE BOOK AMENDMENT 2016 ONLY

CTR PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS A request to waive the Rule Book CTR PC Qualifications for the 2016 CTR PCs only was put forward by the Ride Manager, Elaine Steele.  Elaine has requested some leeway with regard to these qualifications as there have been limited CTR events over the past two years, although the discipline is currently…

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Search Function

  The Distance Rewards Programme search function has been restored to the website. It required a rewrite of the PHP scripting.  If any of you have any problems with it, please let me know. It can be found under both the Awards tab (as Distance Rewards Programme) and also under the History tab (as Horse…

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ADVERTISING OCTRA EVENTS

OCTRA is completely run by volunteers.  Getting information out to the public on our various activities is not the responsibility of one individual or committee but of our entire membership.  Therefore, it would be appreciated that if any Ride Manager, Committee Chair, OCTRA member, etc. is interested in having an OCTRA event publicised that they …

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NEW AWARDS CHAIR!!!

Julie Phair has accepted the challenge of taking on this position for the 2016 AGM (Feb 2017). Deb McBride has kindly agreed to assist her. Julie will also be working with the AGM Committee (Tia Kerst, Sue Downing, Judy Durst, Rose Danko, Rick Burnside, Nancy Beacon, Kelsa Staffa). Julie asks that those who received perpetual…

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