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

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

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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

  • Lynn Dunn is Retiring!

    Lynn Dunn is Retiring!

    Hard to believe but Lynn will be officially retiring at the end of the month so her email will be changing as well! It has been updated on the entry form for Brookfield as well as the ride list. Best of luck to Lynn in the next phase of her … Read More »
  • Upcoming Board Meeting Dates

    Upcoming Board Meeting Dates

    2022 Board Meetings will be held June 14th, Sept. 13 and Nov.15 from 7pm to 9pm. If you’d like to attend the board meeting via Zoom please contact Carolyn Blocker Join Zoom Meeting  Read More »
  • Body Condition Score Rule

    Body Condition Score Rule

    The Board adopted a new rule involving Body Condition Score which began with the 2021 ride year. The intention is that this will be both an educational opportunity and will give the judges a basis of evaluation if presented with an equine that they are concerned is either very thin … Read More »

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