ATTENTION! OCTRA’s 50th

There has been much talk about what the BoD and OCTRA will be doing to celebrate our 50th year. After much research and discussion the BoD has opted to not hold a one time big event and instead spread the celebration throughout the sanctioned events offered this season thus making it more inclusive of all…

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Review the 2016 AGM Minutes Before Attending the 2017 AGM

At the 2017 AGM the minutes from the previous year will be corrected if necessary and then approved. Please review them before coming to the 2017 AGM. Bring any corrections you find to the floor of the 2017 AGM. Corrections must be approved by the members present. NOTE: The 2016 Minutes are long and will…

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AGM – Voting by Proxy

At the 2016 AGM members introduced voting by proxy. This permits members who cannot attend the AGM to still have their views expressed and to contribute their vote on OCTRA resolutions and elections. The rules are outlined in paragraph 3.1.2 of the OCTRA Rule Book including a basic example proxy form. The 2017 AGM is…

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OCTRA Polo Shirts Available

Reserve your polo shirt ($25) from the remaining inventory and pick it up at the AGM by emailing webmaster@octra.on.ca. Here is what we have left: OCTRA Polo Shirts Small Ladies: 1 x purple Mens: 1 x red, 2 x dark blue Medium Ladies: 2 x red, 4 x purple, 2 x dark blue, 2 x…

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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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