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The Eastern Competitive Trail Ride Association (ECTRA) was founded in 1970 and is a non-profit organization vitally interested in encouraging the growth and understanding of distance riding and driving. Our goal is achieved through rider education and sanctioning standardized, veterinarian judged competitions throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region.

Latest News

  • ECTRA members – Year-End Tabulation of Points, Mileage and Awards!

    ECTRA members – Year-End Tabulation of Points, Mileage and Awards!

    Year end tabulation is starting! Any ECTRA members who rode outside rides please review the 2019 Outside Mileage List to confirm all outside mileage is correct. ALL members who rode in 2019 should review the 2019 Ride Results list. Submit any changes/updates using the online form: https://form.jotform.co/80325959052863 ANY CHANGES/UPDATES ARE … Read More »
  • November BOD Meeting

    November BOD Meeting

    The Board of Directors meeting has been rescheduled for Monday November 18, 2019 at 7pm. As always, members may join the meeting via Skype.  For more information on joining please contact Rebecca Wachtel Read More »
  • 2020 Ride List

    2020 Ride List

    Updated as of 11/8/19!   Read More »

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