For the year 2018 we are currently looking for Outlaws regional officers.

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Ohio Trail Riders is currently looking for a president, vice president, and youth division trail boss for the Outlaws region. (Map below highlights areas covered in the Outlaws region)  These members will be responsible for organizing trail riding events in their area, and responsible for organizing their counties in that region.

We have four regions in the Ohio Trail Riders' Association; Wild Bunch, Rough Riders, Ghost Riders, Outlaws.

These four regions each have a president, vice president, secretary, trail master - also known as a territorial marshal, a trail guard, a trail team, and a youth division trail boss.

In addition to these regional areas & officers, each and every county inside the regions has a president that also creates and organizes events. The president may add additional individual county office as they deem necessary.  Individual counties are free to organize their own events, as well as participating in regional and state OTRA events. All individual county events are to be shared within that chapter, as well as the Ohio Trail Riders' website and Facebook for all to have the option to participate.

We still have many counties open and looking for chapters. If you live in a county without an organized OTRA chapter and would like to form and head up your county, contact us and we will activate your county's chapter.  OTRA is free for all to have fun, get out and do some trail riding, meet new riders and people who love horses, as well as develop and maintain a network of connections in the equine industry throughout Ohio.  

Individual county chapter presidents, should strongly consider electing the help of a vice president and youth division trail boss at a minimum, to grow their county's membership and assist with chapter events.  

We have the opportunity to make OTRA a dynamic organization and presence in our communities, growing our membership and providing all members great trail riding, family fun and horse related activities.  

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State / Regional / County Offices of the Ohio Trail Riders' Association

State Level:

  • President
  •  Vice President
  •  Secretary

Region Level: four regions - Rough Riders, Wild Bunch, Ghost Riders, Outlaws

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Trail Master - also known as our Territorial Marshal 
  • Trail Boss
  •  Trail Guard
  • Trail Team 
  •  Drag Scout
  •  Youth Division - Youth division is free to assign multiple officer assistants, as well / if necessary
    •  Youth Division President
    • Youth Division Vice President 
    • Youth Division Secretary

Individual Counties

  • President
  •  Vice President
  •  Secretary
  •  Trail Boss
  •  Trail Team
  •  Drag Scout
  • Youth Division - Youth division is free to assign multiple officer assistants, as well / if necessary
    • Youth Division President
    • Youth Division Vice President 
    • Youth Division Secretary

     

Responsibilities of OTRA Leaders:

President:

The president of an individual county in the OTRA is responsible for the officer dynamics of their county. 

Trail Master / Territorial Marshall:

The trailmaster is the person who guides their group's riders on events, down the trails, roads or fields. They also lead in parades, festivals and trail riding events. A trailmaster is picked everytime we have a trail riding event and are responsible for leading trail riders into safe environments at all times. The trailmaster is concerned with the safety all who follow him / her.

Trail Boss:

The trail boss is also responsible for maintaining safety during trail rides.  In the event an unsafe situation would present itself; motorcycles / dirt bikes / other vehicles or even other riders who could potentially create an unsafe situation for our riders, will be addressed by the trail boss.   

Trail guard:

The trail guard is responsible for ensuring we leave the locations in which we ride, better than we found them and works in conjuction with the trail team.  We all must work together to keep our trails, parks and areas other areas we may utilize, in safe, litter free, beautiful condition.  

Drag Scouts:

The drag scout is a rider or riders who bring up the rear during of any of our riding events. They are constantly watching out for the safety of those in front of them, as well as ensuring we aren't leaving anyone behind.  

Youth division:

A youth division is in charge of recruiting young adults and maintaining the records for the youth division, as well as creating trail rides, camp outs, BBQs and other events that will both appeal to and engage the younger generation.  

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