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.
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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.
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OCTRA wishes to thank the following vendors, organizations and people for their participation in our 50th Anniversary Vendors Hall and donation of door prizes.
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Changes to the enrollment process for the Distance Rewards Program have been approved by the Board of Directors to increase clarity and member participation. The changes affect renewing members, new members, currently competing horses, all new horses, and horses changing owners. In brief, beginning in 2019, OCTRA Membership automatically includes the Distance Rewards Program for riders. In addition, for a horse to compete for any year end award, the horse must be registered with OCTRA.
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UPDATE: January 28, 2019: Rider and Horse Distance Rewards are now published on the Year End Award Rankings page.
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UPDATE: Jenna Corbyn-Sistilli approved as treasurer by members at the 2018 AGM.
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