Ride Forms
Ride Descriptions
Book Reviews

Atlantic Canada Trail Riding Association

ACTRA 2014 Directors

ChairPerson - Roy Drinnan
Vice-Chair - Bev Elliott
Secretary - Donna Lee Cole
Treasurer- Gwenn Dexter
Sanction Kit - Donna Munn
Rules - Susan Hovey
Newsletter Editor - Carrilee Eddy
Public Relations - Rene Mersereau
Statistician - Jennifer McDonald

Visit our Facebook page
Click Here

ACTRA Membership Form


ACTRA rules require all riders to be wearing approved ASTM/SEI helmets while mounted.


ACTRA Discussion Group

Join in the discussions
or start a topic of your own.

The Memorable Black Beauties of Jean and Ann Bridges

New article written by Afiena Hans Kamminga


Mavericks on Horseback

Written by Afiena Hans Kamminga
First Published by
Atlantic Horse and Pony
Vol 26# 1
August-September 2012


The ACTRA Rule Book is
available for download.

Click Here


Article on understanding the Best of Condition scoring on an Endurance can be found Here.


ACTRA newsletters

February 2014

December 2013

November 2013

March 2013 Part 1

March 2013 Part 2

October 2012

June 2012 Part 1

June 2012 Part 2

February 2012Part 1

February 2012 Part 2

September 2011 Part 1

September 2011 Part 2

June 2011 Part 1

June 2011 Part 2

February 2011 Part 1

February 2011 Part 2

September 2010

June 2010 Part 1

June 2010 Part 2

February 2010

October 2009

June 2008

Link out to helpful article on AERC site:
Assessing your equine's overall fitness

YouTube clip of taking a horse's pulse

YouTube clip of How to Take Your Horse's Vital Signs


Jean Bridges and her daugther Ann participating in the Surf N' Turf ride held on PEI July 11, 2009.


"I realized how much I did not know The good endurance and long distance rider never knows enough, and he knows he does not. That stops him making costly and dangeroud errors." Ann Hyland author of Riding Long Distance

A little inspiration to keep you training over the winter
Watch this YouTube video
Endurance Riding:
~~ I'm On My Way ~~



Donna Munn in Parrsboro



Have a look at this article from the Amherst Daily News from 1979. Click Here





Click here to return to top of this page
Atlantic Canada Trail Riding Association
Site created by Karen Murray
Contact Web Master