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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Summer Fling 2018 Results

Here are the results for the 2018 Summer Fling: 2018-07-15 Summer Fling Set Speed Graded B 30 Km (18 Miles) 2018-07-15 Summer Fling Set Speed Placed BSG 40 Km (25 Miles) NOTE: Ride Results become official and are not subject to change – Thirty days after they appear in an official OCTRA publication…unless the OCTRA…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 🙂 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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