Belair Ride, May 29 – CANCELLED

Due to the new PHO restrictions, the Belair ride on May 29 will be cancelled. Thank you so much to our willing volunteers and to those that were looking forward to participating. Our next planned ride is June 26 at Birds Hill Park. We look forward to seeing you there! Until then, stay safe and healthy!

We’re having a meeting!

MTRC Board Meeting – Zoom Chat Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Join us to talk about what we’re planning for our 2021 ride season! More details about the agenda will be posted closer to the meeting.

If you would like to join the meeting, please contact Kari Hasselriis at kari@eighthorses.ca for the Zoom link.

It’s Raffle Time!

We’re excited to announce our 2021 fundraiser is a raffle!

  • 1st prize – Veterinary Gift Certificate (value $150) that can be used for any Vet, for any service!
  • 2nd prize – Gift certificate for Pineridge Hollow Restaurant and Gift Shop (value $100)
  • 3rd prize – MTRC family membership (value $40)

We’ll have a socially distant, outdoor draw on Sat., April 17 at 1 pm at the East Gate of Birds Hill Park. Winners are not required to be present at the draw. More details to follow. Tickets will be available to purchase online or in person beginning March 1.

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Year End Awards 2020

We had a few hiccups, but we finally got all the 2020 year-end awards to our year-end winners!

Carla and Connor: Training Champs (leather tooled diary)Annette and Rusty: Training Reserve (embroidered halter)

Terry and Rafiq: Novice Champs (embroidered cooler)Linda and Dr. Pepper: Novice Reserve (embroidered halter)

Dianne and Tia: Open Champs (rain sheet) Darice and Serenade: Open Reserve (embroidered halter)

All our junior award winners – Ethen, Elsie, Erin, Kate, Helen – received personalized brushes with their and their horses’ names. Congratulations to all for rides well done!

We’re having a meeting!

MTRC Board Meeting – Zoom Chat Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 6:15 PM

Join us to talk about what we’re planning for our 2021 ride season! More details about the agenda will be posted closer to the meeting.

If you would like to join the meeting, please contact Kari Hasselriis at kari@eighthorses.ca for the Zoom link.

Looking forward to seeing everyone!

2020 Year End Results

Open Division – Senior

  • Champion – Dianne Borger and Beau Tia Maria
  • Reserve Champion – Darice Whyte and Prairie Winds Golden Serenade

Novice Divison – Senior

  • Champion – Terry McKee and TW Agassiz
  • Reserve Champion – Linda Gillies and HV Jades Dr. Pepper

Novice Division – Junior

  • Champion – Ethen Garn and AK Ziyeed
  • Reserve Champion – Elsie Garn and Ginger

Training Division – Senior

  • Champion – Carla Melquist and Connor
  • Reserve Champion – Annette Fleming and Just Rusty

Training Division – Junior

  • Tie! Champion – Kate Wilson and Fonix fra Kozmeniuk
  • Tie! Champion – Elsie Garn and Ginger
  • Reserve Champion – Erin Garn and Ginger

Grosse Isle Gambol

NEW!! Select here for link to online registration. See you soon!

This will be our first ride using the new Covid-19 guidelines set by the province. Review our Covid-19 Policy for Manitoba Distance Rides to ensure you can be compliant, and to be assured that we are doing everything we can to keep everyone safe.

Our first MTRC ride of the season! And at a new venue. Stay tuned for detailed registration information and the new procedures we are putting in place due to Covid-19 policy requirements. NOTE: All entries must be pre-registered….no walk-ups, no late entries. Entry deadline will be July 22.

What do you need?
– Evidence of negative Coggins result within 12 months of the ride date
-Helmet
-MHC competitive membership
-MTRC membership (or pay the day fee)
-save $5 per entry with a NCCP#
-Bring food and water for horse and rider

Distances:
—10 mile Intro (non-competitive) $45
—15 mile Training Division $45
—25 mile Novice Division $55
—40 mile Open Division $65
Juniors $10 for any Division

Schedule:
Vetting starts at 7am. Open Division 1st group starts at 7:30am. Novice Division 1st groups starts at 9am. Training and Intro Division 1st group starts at 10am.

Ride Manager and Trail Marker is Linda Gillies. Contact on Facebook or phone 204-322-5203. Cell (morning of ride): 204-461-4527. blueridge@highspeedcrow.ca

Map update: If you are using the map found below, please note that it should say turn LEFT (west) on to Ridge Rd from Hwy 6. Thanks!

Covid-19 Update

We are sorry that our clinic, planned for May 9, is cancelled. As well, the ride in Belair, scheduled for May 30, has also been cancelled. Our rides are not 10 people or less! We are planning to have a board meeting with limited attendance on May 27. Contact Iris if you would like to attend. Hope to see you on the trails! Stay safe.