Results for Aprifest Endurance in May

Results are posted for the first ride of the season. Following several changes in point calculations made at the last AGM, scripts were completely re-written. I think I got it right πŸ™‚ but if you see errors please let me know!! 2018-05-19 Aprilfest Endurance in May Ride n Tie 10 Km (6 Miles) 2018-05-19 Aprilfest…

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OCTRA 50th Book Supporters and Advertisers Needed

Rose Danko and Nancy Beacon with Wendy Webb on the computer have spent the winter digging thru 50 years worth of archives finding an incredible number of OCTRA highlights to be shared in this beautiful coffee table book. The book at this point is over 100 pages, and will be available in soft and hard…

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Thank You Tia!

As many of you know, Tia, a.k.a Tina Kerst, has resigned all executive roles following a strong term as a member of the board of directors, secretary, and organizing chair of the recent Annual General Meeting. Tia always tackled more than most and always excelled. The board and members thank you for all your time…

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AGM 50th Chair Person Needed

Judy Durst has agreed to be the AGM Chair! Congratulations Judy. 2018! WOW! OCTRA’s 50th Year! OCTRA is in need of an AGM 50th Chair person to head up a great AGM team! Please contact secretary@octra.on.ca.

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The Pulse – May 2018 – The Yearbook Issue just Released

A year in review issue The Pulse – May 2018 – The Yearbook has just been released.Β  Thanks go to Judy Durst (Editor), Rose Danko (Pulse Committee), andΒ  Kristen Howard (Production and Design) for this 79 page compendium. It is chock full of pictures, statistics, results, award winners, articles, and more. This is a very…

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New Date: Aprilfest Endurance, May 19-20, 2018

A message from Sue Downing, Ride Manager: In a conversation with the forest manager, a decision has been made to postpone Aprilfest Endurance, which also means postponing the Training Clinic/Training Ride and the Lay Judge Clinic.Β  Disappointing for sure, but is in the best interest of the forest and base camp. The new date is…

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Members’ Equine Insurance Options

Each member is responsible for having their own (or family) equine insurance package and must present it to the Ride Secretary at each OCTRA sanctioned event. OCTRA membership does not include member insurance. 4.2.3 PROOF OF INSURANCE Prior to participation,all riders and sponsors must present Proof of provincial sports organization membership (i.e. OEF) OR Proof…

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2018 Lay Judge Clinic

Saturday APRIL 28th, 2018 Lay Judge Clinic (Aprilfest) Dufferin County Forest Main Tract, 937513 Airport Road, Mansfield, Ontario Attending a Lay Judge lecture, writing an exam and participating in the required number of apprenticeships, is a return to the format used very successfully in our past. It shall take advantage of the scheduled and sanctioned…

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Members’ Rummage Sale Table

VENDOR ALERT: WE suddenly have a table FREE, for any and all OCTRA people who wish to bring items for sale. Items must be marked with: Price, Name, Cell number. If someone wishes to β€˜man’ this table. We welcome you.

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ATTENTION! OCTRA’s 50th

There has been much talk about what the BoD and OCTRA will be doing to celebrate our 50th year. After much research and discussion the BoD has opted to not hold a one time big event and instead spread the celebration throughout the sanctioned events offered this season thus making it more inclusive of all…

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