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The Ontario Trail Riders Association

OTRA is a non-profit organization founded in 1970. It’s mission is to promote trail rides and the creation, development, preservation and safe use of trails.

LATEST NEWS

Fun D Ride 2018

May 24, 2018

The 2018 Fun D Ride is fast approaching! This is the only fundraising ride we have all year, and we would love to see you out at the Dufferin Forest enjoying the trails, live auction, pot luck, laughs, and supporting OTRA. The cost is $55 for members, and $60 for non-members. All proceeds from the…

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Vivian Forest Ride #1

May 24, 2018

This year’s May 2-4 ride was a huge hit. On Thursday, Ron and Helmut spent a couple hours preparing the trails near the farm for riding. Friday was the first day of riding. It was beautiful out. We had a few new members join us, one of whom had so much fun he came back…

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Our First Ride of the Season!

May 17, 2018

Howdy all, Our first ride of the year was a huge success! Friday was the windiest day I think any of us have ever seen, but a few souls heroically decided to brave the elements and make camp. You could say that it was a rockin friday night. In the morning, everyone got ready for…

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2018 Ride Schedule

January 28, 2018

2018 Tentative OTRA Ride Schedule Location Date Host Dufferin Forest May 4-6 Karen Plume Helmut’s Vivian Forest May 18-21 Helmut Hitscherich OMSSU-Poker Run June 2-Day Ride Elaine Weisner Dufferin Forest June 8-10 Sonya Wyss Helmut’s Vivian Forest Ride June 22-24 Helmut Hitscherich Ottter Creek Week of June 27- Helmut Hitscherich July 5 Horse Country July 9-16…

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AGM 2018 – UPDATE

January 29, 2018

We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to join the Board of the Ontario Trail Riders at our Annual General Meeting. Location: New Market Community Centre 200 Doug Duncan Dr New Market, On L3Y 3Y9H Date: 29 April 2018 Meeting to start at 10:00AM Potluck and Social to start around 12:00PM *Please be…

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Our Founders & History

January 29, 2018

The Ontario Trail Riding Association, other wise known as OTRA, was first established in 1970 by Mavis and Brian McCullum, and our first President was C.R. Purcell.  

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Pictures

January 7, 2018
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Rider Submission Oct 2017

December 12, 2017

Another great year for the Ontario Trail Riders. By the time that you receive this report the 2017 ride schedule will be all but a fond memory. So much going on in September and October.

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Rider Submission Dec 2017

December 12, 2017

2017 ended on a high note.  2018 is promising to be even better for the Ontario Trail Riders Association.

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Rider Submission Sept 2017

December 12, 2017

*Trail conditions are very wet-muddy-slippery.  One bridge on Thistle Trail has been moved out of place by the high water. 

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of being an OTRA member and

COME RIDE WITH US!

•  Stay up to date on trail issues and developments
•  Get horse care tips
•  Access to weekend workshops
•  Participate in weekend rides
•  Meet new friends who share your passion for riding
•  and much more...