All Breed Awards are opt-in! It’s up to you!

Members are reminded that it is the owner’s or rider’s responsibility to request that a horse be included in the pertinent Breed Award category. This includes “Best of the Rest”! OCTRA Rule Book 10.2.1 b) To be eligible for breed awards, a copy of the horses’ registration papers, or Standardbred Canada, TrackIT or USTA Pathway…

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2018 Oktoberfest Results

Here are the results for the 2018 Oktoberfest Endurance rides: 2018-09-29 Oktoberfest Endurance Mileage Ride 10 Km (6 Miles) 2018-09-29 Oktoberfest Endurance Ride n Tie 10 Km (6 Miles) 2018-09-29 Oktoberfest Endurance Training Ride 10 Km (6 Miles) 2018-09-29 Oktoberfest Endurance Set Speed Graded B 11 Km (7 Miles) 2018-09-29 Oktoberfest Endurance Set Speed Graded…

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2018 Tay Valley Results

Here are the results for the 2018 Tay Valley Distance Riders which include the first CTR rides of this OCTRA season. 2018-09-15 Tay Valley Distance Riders Set Speed Graded B 23 Km (14 Miles) 2018-09-15 Tay Valley Distance Riders Open Competitive Trail Ride 40 Km (25 Miles) 2018-09-15 Tay Valley Distance Riders Novice Competitive Trail…

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2018 Cala-Boogie Results

Results are posted for the 2018 Cala-Boogie rides. 2018 Cala-Boogie Champ: Chrystal Woodhouse 2018-09-01 Cala-Boogie Ride n Tie 10 Km (6 Miles) 2018-09-01 Cala-Boogie Set Speed Graded B 19 Km (12 Miles) 2018-09-01 Cala-Boogie Set Speed Graded BSG 40 Km (25 Miles) 2018-09-02 Cala-Boogie Set Speed Graded B 21 Km (13 Miles) 2018-09-02 Cala-Boogie Limited…

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Primer on OCTRA Horse Numbers

Why does OCTRA have horse numbers? Every horse with an OCTRA Horse Number has its OCTRA competition record maintained in the OCTRA database. Horses without a Horse Number do not. The Horse Number is used to calculate year end points and accumulated distance. The number prevents confusion between similarly named horses and between registered and…

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OCTRA Needs Your Help

Are you looking for an opportunity to volunteer for OCTRA but don’t want to commit to a full-time position like BOD member or Committee Chair? The OCTRA Board of Directors is looking for a volunteer to update, revise and computerize our various forms. The ideal candidate would have strong computer skills and familiarity with setting…

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Candidate Search For New OCTRA Treasurer

Our current treasurer, Rick Burnside, reminded the board at its last meeting that he had stepped up “temporarily” into the treasurer’s role when OCTRA found itself suddenly without a treasurer in May 2017. Rick has agreed to assist and train a new treasurer through this fall with a formal hand-over at the next AGM in…

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2018 Summer’s End Ride Results

Results are posted for the 2018 Summer’s End Rides. 2018-08-18 Summer’s End Ride Ride n Tie 10 Km (6 Miles) 2018-08-18 Summer’s End Ride Set Speed Graded B 19 Km (12 Miles) 2018-08-18 Summer’s End Ride Ride n Tie 19 Km (12 Miles) 2018-08-18 Summer’s End Ride Limited Distance Ride 40 Km (25 Miles) 2018-08-18…

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50th Anniversary Chair

A commemorative OCTRA Directors Chair is being presented this 50th Anniversary year only, to a person who is special and has done something Above and Beyond at each Ride. The recipient is chosen by ride Organizers, and/or fellow workers. We are pleased to announce this year’s (so far) 50th Anniversary Chair holders: Julie Phair, Marc…

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2018 Amazing Race of Madawaska Results

Here are the results for the rides at Amazing Race of Madawaska held near Quadville. 2018-08-04 Amazing Race of Madawaska Set Speed Graded B 16 Km (10 Miles) 2018-08-04 Amazing Race of Madawaska Limited Distance Ride 43 Km (27 Miles) 2018-08-04 Amazing Race of Madawaska Set Speed Graded BSG 43 Km (27 Miles) 2018-08-04 Amazing…

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Clarification Regarding Novice Awards and Limited Distance rides

Because the Rule Book is silent on novice participation in LD’s, in 2018 novice riders may compete in more than one Limited Distance ride without fear of losing their novice status. However all Limited Distance rides completed will count toward the maximum 400 kilometer distance allowed for novice status. Novices will earn points for completions…

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