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When:

November 13-17, 2017 – open

This class is only open for graduates of the 7 day equine massage course taught by Sidonia

The 6 week Advanced Equine Massage Course is taught at this location on:

October 30-Dec 06  Monday-Fridays, 8am-5pm.  Please see the Adv. Massage Course

location page for full course details.

Where:

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.

Directions:

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.

  • Coming from Hwy 6 North exit – From the 401 take the Hwy 6 North exit towards Guelph. At Wellington Rd 34 turn right / east. Continue East past Victoria Rd and past Watson Rd. When the road starts winding watch for the First Line Nassagaweya. Turn left on the First Line, driving north about a 1/2 mile. OOF will be on the left. Look for the Old Orchard sign / logo at Fire #12386.
  • Coming from Hwy #7 Rockwood – Starting at Rockwood, travel west on Hwy 7 towards the city of Guelph. At Wellington Rd 29 at the lights turn left (south). Travel south on Wellington Road 29 (becomes First Line Nassagaweya) past Arkell Rd (stop sign) and past the 25th Sideroad (stop sign). Continue approximately a 1/2 mile. OOF will be on the right. Look for the Old Orchard sign / logo at Fire #12386.

Accommodations:

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.

Please feel free to visit the FAQ section next for many questions I have answered about the massage course!

In order to attend this course, the registrant must have taken the equine massage course taught by sidonia

WHEN:

April 17-21, 2017

WHERE:

Jandana Ranch, Pinantan Lake, BC

 

DIRECTIONS:

From Hwy 5, Turn at Paul Lake Rd – there is a Husky Station at the corner.

When you turn the Husky Station should be on your right.

Follow Paul Lake Rd for approx. 25 minutes – there a few signs indication Jandana Ranch with the number of Kms before you arrive.

You will go through the small community of Penticton Lake, then a clearing will appear with a small lake on the right (in a valley),

look to your left for the sign for Jandana Ranch.

Turn left and follow the road up the hill – staying to the right side of the driveway until you reach the ranch.

You will see a large circular drive with the barn  – and cottages to your right.

Please maintain a speed limit of no more than 15km/hr as there are dogs, cats, llamas and goats on the property.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS:

You may contact Janice Jarvis at:  info@jandanaranch.com  for cottage rental and RV rental space

Staying in town – you will need to locate a hotel/motel via an internet search

www.kijiji.com – you can find a place to stay with people who have extra room in their homes  “short term furnished accommodation Kamloops”

indicating that you are there to work, need a reasonably quiet space, no partying etc.  helps in locating a good place to stay.

 

HOW DO I SIGN UP:

To register for this class, please go to the ‘application forms’ section.

Please be sure to read the ‘course information’ page.

To ask me any additional questions, please feel free to e-mail me using the ‘contact’ section.

I would encourage you to e-mail rather than leave a message on the voice mail as the internet never sleeps!

In order to attend this course, the registrant must have taken the equine massage course taught by sidonia

When:

August 21-25, 2017

The Vertebral Realignment course is included in Advanced massage course which is also taught at Whitemud.

The advanced massage course is offered on August 08-Sept 16, 2016

Please see the ‘advanced massage course’ – ‘Edmonton’ page for course information.

Where:

Whitemud Equine Learning Centre  (WELCA)

12504 Fox Drive, Edmonton, AB

Directions

Directions to  Whitemud Equine Centre: Option 1

  1. Start out going SOUTHEAST on ARPORT RD. NW. toward KINSWAY AVE. NW.
  2. Turn LEFT onto KINGSWAY AVE. NW.
  3. Turn RIGHT onto 109 ST NW.
  4. Stay STRAIGHT to go onto HIGH LEVEL BRIDGE NW.
  5. HIGH LEVEL BRIDGE NW. becomes 109 ST NW.
  6. Turn RIGHT onto 82 AVE NW/WHYTE. AVE.
  7. Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto 114 ST NW.
  8. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto 71 AVE NW.
  9. 71 AVE NW becomes BELGRAVIA RD. NW.
  10. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT
  11. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto FOX DRIVE NW.
  12. Turn RIGHT onto KEILOR RD. NW. (go down gravel drive)
  13. End at Whitemud Equine Centre

Option 2

  1. From Yellowhead (Highway 16) going East
  2. Head to 149 Street turn off
  3. Turn RIGHT to go SOUTH on 149 Street
  4. Staying in RIGHT         LANE, 149 Street       turns onto WHITEMUD DRIVE         NW (free-flow lane)
  5. Over Quesnell Bridge take the EAST         FOX DRIVE exit toward       FORT EDMONTON PARK
  6. Stay STRAIGHT to go onto FOX DRIVE NW
  7. Turn LEFT onto KEILOR RD NW (go down gravel drive)
  8. End at Whitemud Equine Centre

 

Option 3

  1. Start out going EAST on AIRPORT RD toward RENDEZ-VOUS MEETING PT.
  2. Go STRAIGHT toward HWY-2 / EDMONTON.
  3. Stay STRAIGHT to go onto 10 AVE / AIRPORT       RD. Continue to follow 10 AVE.
  4. Take the HWY-2 N ramp toward EDMONTON.
  5. Merge onto PROVINCIAL ROUTE 2 N.
  6. Turn LEFT onto WHITEMUD DR NW.
  7. Turn SLIGHT LEFT to take the WEST WHITEMUD DRIVE ramp.
  8. Merge onto PROVINCIAL ROUTE 2 N / WHITEMUD DR NW.
  9. Take the FOX DRIVE exit.
  10. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto FOX DR NW.
  11. Turn LEFT onto KEILLOR RD NW.
  12. End at Whitemud Equine Centre

Accomodations:

Hotels/Motels Near  Whitemud Equine Centre

 

Campus  Tower Suite Hotel

Address: 11142 – 87 Avenue, Edmonton

Tel: (780) 439-6060

Website:  www.maclabhotels.com/leisure_campustower.htm

Approx. Rates: $150 – $200/night

Coast  Terrace InnEdmonton South

Address: 4440 Gateway Boulevard, Edmonton

Tel: 1 780 437-6010

Website: www.coastterraceinn.com

Approx. Rates: $140/night

Holiday  Inn – The Palace

Address: 4235 Gateway Boulevard (North), Edmonton

Tel: 1 780 438-1222

Website: www.hipalace.com/

Approx. Rates: $150/night

Best  Western Cedar Park Inn

Address: 5116 Gateway Boulevard, Edmonton

Tel: 1 780 434-7411

The  Ramada Inn & Waterpark – Edmonton South

Address: 5359 Calgary Trail, Edmonton

Tel: 1 780 434-3431

Website: www.ramada.com/Ramada/control/Booking/property_info?propertyId=07838&brandInfo=RA

Approx. Rates: $100/night

Exquisite Whyte Avenue Bed & Breakfast – Edmonton

Address: 11034 – 81 Avenue, Edmonton

Tel: 1 780 438-3357

Approx. Rates: $100 – $200/night

Hotel  Selkirk – In FortEdmontonPark

Address: 1920 Street Fort Edmonton Park

Tel: (780) 496-7227

Website: www.infoedmonton.com/hotelselkirk/            :

Not  sure if available because FortEdmontonPark is Closed from Sept to May

How do I sign up?

To register for this class, please go to the ‘application forms’ section.

Please be sure to read the ‘course information’ page.

To ask me any additional questions, please feel free to e-mail me using the ‘contact’ section.

I would encourage you to e-mail rather than leave a messge on the voice mail as the internet never sleeps!