October 30-December 08, 2017
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm daily
Oct 30-Nov 03, 06-10, 13-17, 20-24, 27-Dec 01, 04-08
Old Orchard Farm Riding Centre
12386 1st Line Nassagaweya, milton, ON
This facility is posted on www.googlemaps.com as Old Orchard Farm, Milton, ON. It is off by approx. 600 meters.
The facility has a white and blue sign.
Coming from Hwy 401, Milton exit – From Milton (Hwy 25 & 401) travel west on Hwy 401 and exit at the Guelph Line. Travel north on the Guelph Line past the Mohawk Raceway. Continue north, driving past Brookville, until Sideroad 20. Turn left on Sideroad 20 and travel west until First Line Nassagaweya. Turn right on First Line. Travel on the First Line approximately a 1/2 mile. OOF will be on the left. Look for the Old Orchard sign / logo at Fire #12386.
Please visit www.airbnb.com or www.kijiji.com for short term accommodations.
There may be rooms available at this facility. Information will be posted when/if this is made
available (most likely summer 2017)
Hotels in the are include:
Days Inn ……………………………………………………… 785 Gordon St ……………………………1-519-822-9112
Super 8 ……………………………………………………….. 281 Woodlawn …………………………..1-519-836-5850
Comfort Inn …………………………………………………. 480 Silvercreek Pkwy …………………1-519-763-1900
Norfolk Guest House B & B ………………………… 102 Eramosa Rd ……………………… 1-519-767-1095
How do I sign up?
Please go to the ‘application forms’ section of the web site.
How do I contact Sidonia?
Go back to the home page, and select the ” Contact” button.
April 03-07, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, May 01-07, 08-12, 2017
There are only 2 spaces remaining in this class
In compliance with PCTIA regulations and guidelines the course located at Jandana Ranch in Pinanton Lake, BC
has been divided into multiple courses and are listed as following:
Introduction to massage: 39 hours April 04-08
Prerequisite – on line homework
Advanced equine massage: 39 hours April 10-11, 13-15
Prerequisite: Introduction to massage
Safety and handling of the horse: 18 hours April 16-17
Prerequisite: Introduction to massage, Advanced massage
Vertebral Realignment: 39 hours April 20-23
Prerequisite: on line homework
April 24: Business Acumen: 9 hours
Prerequisite: Introduction to massage, Advanced equine massage, Vertebral Realignment
Saddle fit:: 18 hours April 27-29
Prerequisite: Introduction to massage, Advanced equine massage, Safety and handling of the horse
Gait analysis: 18 hours: April 29, 30, May 01
Prerequisite: Introduction to massage, Advanced equine massage, Safety and handling of the horse, Saddle fit
Palpation and painting of skeleton and muscles: 18 hours May 04-05
Prerequisite: Introduction to massage, Advanced equine massage, Gait analysis, Saddle fit, Safety and Handling
Final test: May 06: Utilizing all components of each course offered, students are required to assess and work upon a horse based on the horse’s needs.
All courses must be completed in order to receive the certificate.
No certificate will be issued for individual courses.
All courses must be completed within a 12 month period for certification.
Deposits for all courses may be combined in one payment of: $1250 with the remaining balance paid 2 weeks prior to the course start date (if paid via on line banking, Money order or cheque. PayPal usage incurs fees – please see ‘course costs page’)
Where: Jandana Ranch
Come into Kamloops on highway 1 (trans Canada)
Take Hwy #5 North (toward Jasper)
Turn right at the Husky station (3rd light) – Paul Lake Road
Drive for approx. 24 kms
You will drive into Pinanton Lake
Go 1km further, and turn left at the sign for Jandana Ranch
Drive all the way up the hill and the facility is at the top of the drive
We will be meeting at the barn
Please drive slowly on properties, as there are horses, people and usually dogs or cats at facilities. (thank you!)
Please feel free to visit their website at: http://www.jandanaranch.com
If you wish to bring your own horse to this course, you may. Please contact Janice or Dave via their web site:
A change in diet can cause colic, so do please bring sufficient hay so it can always be mixed with Jandana’s hay.
Cabins are available for rental – they each have kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and living room.
Here is the information from Janice regarding cabins:
Jandana Ranch Address: 3352 Pinantan Pritchard Road, Pinantan Lake BC. V0E 3E1 250-573-5800
Please! Do not use your GPS to try to find us unless you love a backwoods adventure.
Jandana’s e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Paul Lake provincial Park is 6km away. They charge $15/night. (prices may change without notice)
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The advanced course is 30 days in length
monday – friday, 8am-5pm daily
August 07-Sept 15, 2017
Aug 07-11, 14-18, 21-25, 28-Sept 01, 04-08, 11-15
Whitemud Equine Centre – WELCA
12504 Fox Drive
You may use GPS to locate this address
The facility is actually in the city of Edmonton – south west corner – and it is on a bus route
This is a closed herd – no outside horses can be used at this facility.
RV space is available – no electricity is available. For RV information, please contact
Diane at: firstname.lastname@example.org
This facility is on googlemaps as: WELCA, Edmonton, AB
Directions to Whitemud Equine Centre:
- Start out going SOUTHEAST on ARPORT RD. NW. toward KINSWAY AVE. NW.
- Turn LEFT onto KINGSWAY AVE. NW.
- Turn RIGHT onto 109 ST NW.
- Stay STRAIGHT to go onto HIGH LEVEL BRIDGE NW.
- HIGH LEVEL BRIDGE NW. becomes 109 ST NW.
- Turn RIGHT onto 82 AVE NW/WHYTE. AVE.
- Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto 114 ST NW.
- Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto 71 AVE NW.
- 71 AVE NW becomes BELGRAVIA RD. NW.
- Turn SLIGHT RIGHT
- Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto FOX DRIVE NW.
- Turn RIGHT onto KEILOR RD. NW. (go down gravel drive)
- End at Whitemud Equine Centre
- From Yellowhead (Highway 16) going East
- Head to 149 Street turn off
- Turn RIGHT to go SOUTH on 149 Street
- Staying in RIGHT LANE, 149 Street turns onto WHITEMUD DRIVE NW (free-flow lane)
- Over Quesnell Bridge take the EAST FOX DRIVE exit toward FORT EDMONTON PARK
- Stay STRAIGHT to go onto FOX DRIVE NW
- Turn LEFT onto KEILOR RD NW (go down gravel drive)
- End at Whitemud Equine Centre
- Start out going EAST on AIRPORT RD toward RENDEZ-VOUS MEETING PT.
- Go STRAIGHT toward HWY-2 / EDMONTON.
- Stay STRAIGHT to go onto 10 AVE / AIRPORT RD. Continue to follow 10 AVE.
- Take the HWY-2 N ramp toward EDMONTON.
- Merge onto PROVINCIAL ROUTE 2 N.
- Turn LEFT onto WHITEMUD DR NW.
- Turn SLIGHT LEFT to take the WEST WHITEMUD DRIVE ramp.
- Merge onto PROVINCIAL ROUTE 2 N / WHITEMUD DR NW.
- Take the FOX DRIVE exit.
- Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto FOX DR NW.
- Turn LEFT onto KEILLOR RD NW.
- End at Whitemud Equine Centre
Please be sure to find accommodations near to the facility – south west side of the city.
The University is relatively close to the WELCA
There are 2 web sites that may have more reasonably priced accommodations:
www.kijiji.com try: ‘short term furnished accommodations Edmonton’ in the search engine
There may be RV space available at this facility with no electricity available. Please contact Diane at:
How do I register for a course?
To register for this class, please go to the ‘application forms’ section.
Please be sure to read the ‘course information’ page.
To ask any questions, please click on the ‘contact’ section.