Welcome to the Eastern Competitive Trail Ride Association Website!

Check our calendar for information on upcoming rides. Please contact us with any questions regarding Competitive Trail Riding!

New to ECTRA?

If you are interested in learning more about what is involved in getting a distance horse ready to compete, contact any member!

Dawn and Phin
Dodie Melissa and Dom
Melissa and Lauren Foxcatcher

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

  • Bella Macree Ride CANCELLED!

    Bella Macree Ride CANCELLED!

    VERDA Hopes to see riders at their next ride! Read More »
  • ECTRA Recommendations on EHV Prevention

    ECTRA Recommendations on EHV Prevention

    In light of the recent Equine Herpes Virus (EHV) outbreaks in Europe, Canada and many states, including some in our region, the Veterinary Committee and ECTRA Board feel there is a need for enhanced preventative and bio-security measures at our rides. EHV is a highly infectious virus that can cause … Read More »
  • Upcoming ECTRA Meetings

    Upcoming ECTRA Meetings

    April 20, 2021 May 18, 2021 June 15, 2021 Please note all meetings will start at 7pm and will be held via Zoom.  For more information on joining the meetings please contact Carolyn Blocker. Read More »

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