OCTRA MINUTES

Monthly Board Meetings & AGM Minutes A reminder that to access all Association Minutes, members must sign in.  Therefore a username and password is required.  Everything else on our website is available without signing in. Minutes can be found under the MEMBERSHIP tab.  

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CTR PC QUALIFICATIONS – TAY VALLEY RULE BOOK AMENDMENT 2016 ONLY

CTR PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS A request to waive the Rule Book CTR PC Qualifications for the 2016 CTR PCs only was put forward by the Ride Manager, Elaine Steele.  Elaine has requested some leeway with regard to these qualifications as there have been limited CTR events over the past two years, although the discipline is currently…

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Search Function

  The Distance Rewards Programme search function has been restored to the website. It required a rewrite of the PHP scripting.  If any of you have any problems with it, please let me know. It can be found under both the Awards tab (as Distance Rewards Programme) and also under the History tab (as Horse…

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ADVERTISING OCTRA EVENTS

OCTRA is completely run by volunteers.  Getting information out to the public on our various activities is not the responsibility of one individual or committee but of our entire membership.  Therefore, it would be appreciated that if any Ride Manager, Committee Chair, OCTRA member, etc. is interested in having an OCTRA event publicised that they …

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NEW AWARDS CHAIR!!!

Julie Phair has accepted the challenge of taking on this position for the 2016 AGM (Feb 2017). Deb McBride has kindly agreed to assist her. Julie will also be working with the AGM Committee (Tia Kerst, Sue Downing, Judy Durst, Rose Danko, Rick Burnside, Nancy Beacon, Kelsa Staffa). Julie asks that those who received perpetual…

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OCTRA 50TH ANNIVERSARY …. coming soon

OCTRA will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018!  The Board is already discussing ideas to make 2018 a true celebration.  If you have ideas or suggestions please contact the Secretary or any Board member – and a big thank you to Colette Hutten for coming up with a great tag-line. OCTRA ENDURES!!!

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Great Horses from the Past

Kristen Howard has volunteered to recover some wonderful OCTRA history for the website.  Stall of Fame, and Honour Roll horses are the best of the best.  She’s just finished the first two articles in the series… on Kabar Raftah, and Csardas Tetley.  Great stories… have a look!

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NEW OCTRA YOUTH COMMITTEE CHAIR!!

Savanah Wilson has taken on the challenge of being OCTRA’s Youth Committee Chair and is in the process of gathering information on OCTRA’s young riders as her first step in this position. OCTRA thanks Savanah for taking on this task and hopes that our members, especially our Juniors, will work with Savanah to make this…

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AWARDS CHAIR

Emily Watson did an amazing job in this position and has left it well organized and ready for the next OCTRA volunteer to step in.  This is an important position and integral to our Annual Awards Dinner as well as OCTRA as a whole.  If you are interested in this position or know someone who…

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