In past years a rider was a Junior or Sponsored Junior based on their age on January 1st of the ride season. Starting this year (2019) this status is based on the rider’s age on the day of competition. This changes a few things for us.Continue reading “Changes to Age Status Beginning 2019”
David MacDonald has tendered his resignation from the OCTRA Board of Directors and the position of OCTRA Vice President. David was elected to the OCTRA BOD as Vice President at the AGM in February 2018. During his time as VP, David organized the OCTRA 50th Anniversary Easy Fit Saddle Raffle which netted OCTRA $1,000. We thank David for his time and efforts. Wishing him all the best in his future
As a result of David’s resignation, current board member Deborah McBride has accepted the position of OCTRA Vice President. Rose Danko, long time past board member and the member with the next greatest number of votes at the February AGM, has agreed to rejoin the Board of Directors effective immediately. We thank Deborah and Rose for stepping up to the plate to fill the vacancies.
UPDATE 2019-07-13: Merrickville results are now posted as are Summer Solstice. Thanks to all the riders who confirmed there results. Login to view results.Continue reading “Merrickville Set Speed Results Require Confirmation”
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ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The OCTRA Board of Directors wishes to announce an update of
the Ride & Tie Rules. The Board would like to thank the Rules
Committee for their conscientious work which resulted in a fully
rounded out set of rules, which reflect what has already been
the established practice. The updated rules were approved by
the Board of Directors through a majority vote on May 25, 2019
and will be incorporated into the current OCTRA Rule Book as of
Please note that the OCTRA Provincial Championship Ride & Tie
for 2019 will take place at the Summers End Event on Saturday,
August 19, 2019.
Proposed and sponsored by Sherry Blenden, DVM, a new Gaited Horse Year End Award was approved by the board of directors on May 14, 2019. Many thanks to Sherry for recognizing that gaited horses are bred for distance, have a distinguished history in distance events, and deserve distinct recognition.Continue reading “New Year End Award For Gaited Horses”
Due to extremely wet conditions Rob Wright has announced the postponement of the Sheila and Marg Memorial Ride scheduled for May 18-19, 2019. With the approval of the board of directors, Rob has announced that on the August 3-4 long weekend the ride will proceed as planned. A new ride flyer has been posted. The location remains the same; only the date has changed.
Summary: LD points calculation is clarified; LD’s will now be placed; and, except for championships, Set Speeds will be graded not placed.Read the complete announcement
Login / Logout is now in the top menu. Accounts are for OCTRA members as well as supporters. If you are a legitimate OCTRA enthusiast, volunteer, or supporter but not a member, you can request a Subscriber account . If you have trouble logging in contact email@example.com . Here is the form to request a website account.
OCTRA wishes to thank the following vendors, organizations and people for their participation in our 50th Anniversary Vendors Hall and donation of door prizes.Continue reading “Thank You 50th Anniversary Vendors”