2017 AGM Vendors

Ambrosia Apiaries Colin Martin Facebook 613-650-7608 Arbonne Gloria Humeniuk gloria.humeniuk@outlook.com Website Beannie Bonnets/ Equine rugs Pauline Allison pallison@hotmail.com Facebook   Canadian Recreational Horse and Rider Association 905-655-4666 president@crha.ca Website  Crayon Crew Brenda Reid 613-395-0797    Canpressco Camelino Oil Jessica York 705-868-1030 Yorkhillfarm03@gmail.com Website | Facebook Xtramile Tack™ by Great Leads ‘n Reins Kate Morgan 613-282-8278…

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2017 AGM Banquet and Clinic Tickets

BANQUET / CLINIC TICKETS EARLY BIRD prices end midnight January 20th, 2018 Paypal (see PayPal forms below the price chart below). Please NOTE: 4% Paypal fees added to tickets fees. E-transfer to Treasurer- Rick Burnside, at treasurer@octra.on.ca Send Cheque or Money Order to: Rick Burnside, Treasurer – P.O. Box 504, Owen Sound, ON N4K 5P7…

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Nominations for Treasurer and Vice-President

Attention Members: Sadly, Lysane Cree will be stepping down from her BOD position as OCTRA Vice-President. After 5 years in term, it is with such deep gratitude and sadness that we say good-bye to our Vice-President Lysane Cree who is retiring from OCTRA as Vice-President, to pursue her wonderful career as a Part-time Judge and…

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Meg Sleeper – 2017 AGM Weekend Clinician

This year’s clinician at the 2017 AGM weekend is Dr. Meg Sleeper, DVM. With over 12,000 AERC miles, and having ridden in 76 AERC 100-mile rides (with 66 completions), 50-year-old Meg Sleeper of Frenchtown, New Jersey, is not only a seasoned endurance rider, but also a top class international competitor. Meg competed in her first…

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Ride Statistics Revamped

OCTRA statistics have been revamped. There are  two new pages: Historical Ride Summary, a comparison of  number of rides, starters and completions year by year. Discipline Summary, a comparison of number of rides, entries etc. for each discipline. The window onto all OCTRA statistics is a page under the Rides tab in the main menu…

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Distance Awards – KMs or Miles?

Rule Book 11.2.3 c) “Grandfather” Clause” – Riders with over 800km (500 miles) as of January 2016 may opt for awards being presented in miles instead of kilometers. (Rev. 02/16) NOTE: Awards are presented in kilometers by default. You must notify us within the next few days if you wish to have you or your…

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2018 Membership Stickers

I have 2018 stickers now for the membership cards. “So what?” you may ask. I answer that it means I can now process 2018 membership renewals! 🙂 A few have already send info and money in and I have not forgotten you 😉 I will process them in the next couple weeks. If I feel…

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2018 OCTRA TENTATIVE Ride Dates

The following dates have not been sanctioned. They are provided below to help you plan your ride season and vacation requests. April 28 and 29 – Aprilfest at Dufferin (Sue Downing) May 19 and 20 – Anniversary Ride date under review (BoD) June 16 and 17 – Summer Solstice at Dufferin ( Sue Downing) June…

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Attention all 2018 Ride Managers

Please plan now to attend the important Ride Managers’ Meeting on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, Coburg, Ontario at our AGM. Please invite members of your ride management team as well (secretary, timer, trail master). Agenda: Sharing of best practices, Mentoring opportunities, Response to members, concerns/complaints, Rule application, review of…

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Results Updated for 2017 Summer Solstice 34km/21m SSG

Due to a cut and paste error, results originally posted on June 29 were in error. Thanks go out to the riders who noted the discrepencies between their ride cards and the posted results. Ride management reviewed the results, found the error and submitted corrected results this past weekend. 2017-06-17 Summer Solstice Rides Set Speed…

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