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News

John Lyttle

ECTRA is sad to share the news of the passing of John Lyttle on February 2, 2020. A Celebration of John’s life will be held at noon on February 8th in Berryville, VA.  Full information can be found can be found HERE.

Award Emails Have Been Sent!

If you’re a 2019 award winner you should have received an email with a listing of what award(s) you earned last year.  If you are not able to attend the awards banquet you will need to inform the awards committee who will pick up your award as mailing is not an option.

Winter Get-A-Way

Coming up Feb 21 – 23 at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg-Grantville. Hotel deadline extended to 1/27/2020!

Featured Speakers: Dr. Lynne M.A. Miller Johnson and Kathleen Crandall Ph.D from Kentucky Equine Research

For Information and Registration form click HERE!

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 DUE BY SATURDAY DECEMBER 7TH TO BE INCLUDED IN 2019 AWARDS!!!
  1. Check each ride you and/or your horse completed to ensure the mileage and ECTRA# is entered and correct for horse and rider. Use the online form for corrections.
  2. If your horse and/or name are missing for an endurance ride, submit the information using the online form note.
Do NOT worry about the spelling of horse or rider names. The database has the correct spelling.
NOTE: The NJ Devil results have been received and listed but pending final approval.

Any questions should be sent to Beth Sheldon ASAP!

ECTRA Board Nominations

ECTRA announces the slate of candidates for the Board of Directors for the upcoming year:

  • President: Rebecca Wachtel
  • Vice President: Dr. Joan Hiltz
  • Treasurer: Megan Thompson
  • Secretary: Geneva McNamara
  • Board members:
    • Jim Theurer
    • Esther Fiddes
    • Dr Martha Demson

Completing their current terms next year are:

  • Katie Vogel
  • Jenny Kimberly

The board thanks Louise Lester and Kat Waters for their service!

If anyone wishes to run for any open office, please submit a nomination signed by ten (10) adult members to Geneva McNamara no later than thirty (30) days prior to the annual meeting.*

We are in need of volunteers for many committee positions!  Please contact Rebecca Wachtel if you would like to learn more about these opportunities.

*See ECTRA By-Laws Article 5 for complete information