Coates Creek Challenge 2018 Results

Here are the results for the 2018 rides at the Coates Creek Challenge which this year was run in demanding, hot, humid weather. Of note are the 42% completion for the 160K ride and 57% completion for the 120K both run on the hottest day of the summer. 2018-06-30 Coates Creek Challenge Set Speed Graded…

Read More

Eastern Crabbet Arabian Horse Society Awards

The Eastern Crabbet Arabian Horse Society congratulates the following Crabbet-Related Arabian Horses who won awards for being the highest placing Purebred, Half Arabian or Anglo Arabian Crabbet-Related Horse in certain events at the Coates Creek Challenge on July 1 and 2, 2018: Glorious Song IA (41.64% Crabbet blood) ridden by Solstice Pecile in the 80km…

Read More

Summer Solstice Distance Rides 2018 Results

Here are the results for the Summer Solstice Distance Rides. The equestrian portion of the TRIPLE CROWN EVENT ( A Mountain Biker & Bike, A Trail Runner, An Equestrian & Equine) is recorded as a 6 mile MILEAGE ride. 2018-06-16 Summer Solstice Distance Rides Ride n Tie 10 Km (6 Miles) 2018-06-16 Summer Solstice Distance…

Read More

OCTRA 50th Book Editors and Photos 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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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.

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More