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 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
-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

—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

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.

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.

2019 Year End Awards

Congratulations to all riders of 2019!

Open ChampionDarice Whyte and Prairie Winds Golden Serenade
Open ReserveTrish Forde and Copper
Novice ChampionShannon Lightfoot and Spartan SVA
Novice ReserveTerry McKee and TW Agassiz
Training ChampionIris Oleksuk and Evening Klassic SVA
Training ReserveCarla Melquist and Connor
Rookie of the YearRusty Jensen and SQ Bonanza Frost
Jr Open ChampionEthen Garn and Jag
Jr Novice ChampionEthen Garn and Jag
Jr Traning ChampionElsie Garn and Ginger and Belle
Jr Training ReserveKate Wilson and Fonix fra Konzelman Farm
Jr ParticipantsErin Garn and Ginger
Kloe Goodman and Storm

2020 Ride Calendar

A glance at the 2020 rides for both MTRC and DRM. Mark your calendars! See you in 2020.

DatesClubLocationRide ManagerTrail MarkerDay Manager
May 2-3DRMBHPClaudia GavranDarice WhyteClaudia Gavran
May 16-17DRMMars SandhillsCarrie Wilson & Shannon LightfootCarrie Wilson & Trish FordeCarrie Wilson & Shannon Lightfoot
May 30MTRCBelair Susan HealdIris OleksukSusan Heald
June 13MTRCBHPShannon LightfootShannon LightfootShannon Lightfoot
June 27-28DRMBelair/Red DeerTricia MasonDarice WhyteTricia Mason
July 11-12DRMSpruce WoodsMaura LeahyMaura LeahyMaura Leahy
Aug 22-23MTRCSpruce WoodsAngela Roberts & Carrie Wilson
Angela Roberts & Carrie Wilson
Angela Roberts & Carrie Wilson
Sep 5-6DRMSouris BendMyna MynaMyna
Sep 12MTRCSandilandsLinda GilliesIris OleksukMary Greenslade
Sep 19 ?DRMMEC BHPMaura LeahyDarice WhyteMaura Leahy
Sep 20 ?MTRCMEC BHP????Darice Whyte?????