2020 OVH PUBLIC EVENTS

In addition to attending our cross-country rides or hunts as a guest, you can take part in our ​fun public events!

July 5      Hunter pace: First jewel

​Results PDF

​Photos on Facebook

Aug. 9     Poker pace
Sept. 20  Hunter pace: Second jewel
Oct. 18    Hunter pace: Triple crown finale

Below is the key information for each event. Pre-registration and pre-payment strongly advised to reduce lining up at the registration desk.

  1. Email the completed (please type) entry form to events@ottawavalleyhunt.com well in advance of the event, by 10 pm on the night before the event at the latest. If your form is not filled out clearly, you will be asked to fill it out again.  
  2. Take care of the payment. See the bottom of this page for payment options. We get a lot of payments, so if you use e-transfer or PayPal, please add e.g. "Poker pace for Riders' Name" so that we know who and what the payment is for.
  3. Make sure to print out, complete/sign and bring with you this waiver
  4. Only one person per team should come to the registration desk with the waivers to receive the team number. Wearing a mask to the registration desk is recommended. You don't have to wear a mask when riding.

Note that there may be a photographer(s) taking photos at these events and that the photos may be used in OVH’s social media, website, emails and collateral. If you have any questions, please contact events@ottawavalleyhunt.com for more information.



August 9     Poker Pace

Description:  Teams of max. 3 riders follow a marked route with optional jumping to five card stations and pick a card from each. Ribbons to the 5th place plus prizes for the best and worst poker hands.

Location: Sunset Farms, 6559 Hazeldean Road, Stittsville

Schedule: Registration opens at 9 am. Teams head out between 10 am and noon.

  1. Email the completed (please type) entry form to events@ottawavalleyhunt.comwell in advance of the event, by 10 pm on the night before the event at the latest. If your form is not filled out clearly, you will be asked to fill it out again.  
  2. Take care of the payment. See the bottom of this page for payment ​options. We get a lot of payments, so if you use e-transfer or PayPal, please add e.g. "Poker pace for Riders' Name" so that we know who and what the payment is for.
  3. Make sure to print out, complete/sign and bring with you this waiver
  4. Only one person per team should come to the registration desk with the waivers to receive the team number. Wearing a mask to the registration desk is recommended. You don't have to wear a mask when riding.​

September 20     Hunter pace: Second jewel

Fundraiser for the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada recognizes the important contribution of its sponsors. However, this is not an endorsement.

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Donate for the Heart and Stroke


Location: OVH Farm, 8935 Abb Road, Ashton

Schedule: Registration opens at 10 am. Teams head out between 11 am and 1 pm.

Description:  Teams follow a marked route with optional jumping across fabulous hunt country. Ribbons to 6th place.

Note that in addition to the OVH registration and waiver form, you need to complete this Heart and Stroke Foundation waiver.


October 18     Hunter pace: Triple crown finale

Fundraiser for the Thomas Cavanagh Foundation

The OVH is a proud supporter of the Thomas Cavanagh Foundation established in memory of one of our cherished landowners. Donate to the Thomas Cavanagh Foundation


Location: OVH Farm, 8935 Abb Road, Ashton

Schedule: Registration opens at 10 am. Teams head out between 11 am and 1 pm.

Description:  Teams follow a marked route with optional jumping across fabulous hunt country. Ribbons to 6th place.


Registration fee $50 (hst incl.)​


If you are unable to pre-pay using e-transfer or credit card (PayPal), you can bring cash (exact amount in an envelope - no change will be provided) or a cheque made to the Ottawa Valley Hunt to the secretary's booth.

  • E-transfer (purchases@ottawavalleyhunt.com; no password required). Remember to add e.g. "Poker pace for Riders' Name" so that we know who and what the payment is for.
  • Credit card using PayPal. Remember to add e.g. "Poker pace for Riders' Name" so that we know who and what the payment is for.