EQUUSOMA™ Basics Training Intensive

Ottawa, Canada

July 8-12, 2019

Willaway Farm
514 Ramsay Concession 12
Almonte, Ontario (near Kanata)
$1,675 CAD + HST (regular)
$1,507.50 CAD + HST (if registering with a co-facilitator)
Minimum number of registrations must be confirmed by March 31, 2019 to secure the venue. Registrations will continue beyond that date if minimum number is reached, until training is full.

What is Provided

  • 5 days of intensive training with the support of an assisting team
  • Refreshments and catered lunches
  • Training materials

To Register

  1. Complete and submit the following registration package. Training information and policies are outlined in this document.
  2. Submit payment to secure your spot. Payment options:
    • Preferred: eTransfer to sarah@healingrefuge.com (Canadian residents)
    • International bank transfer (please email info@equusoma.com for banking information)
    • Credit card (submit your details in the registration form)
    • PayPal
    • Please note: a 3% handling fee will be added to all credit card and PayPal payments (listed as “shipping fee”). International bank transfers also carry an additional fee that participants can pay in cash in person once at the training.

Preliminary Registration Deadline:

The minimum number of registrations must be received by March 31, 2019 in order to hold the venue. If this number if reached, registrations will continue to be accepted after this date until all spots have been filled.
For those paying through PayPal:

Regular Rate

Co-Facilitation Discounted Rate

Regular Rate – Instalment

Co-Facilitation Rate – Instalment

Training Schedule

The training schedule will be provided prior to the event. Typically the training will allow for a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon, and a 2 hour lunch to allow time for participants to book personal sessions or consultations. While there is an agenda, there will also be flexibility around what material is covered and the types of activities based on student interests/needs and the needs of the horses.

Location and Directions

Willaway Farm is located 40 minutes from the Ottawa International Airport (YOW), and roughly 25 minutes from the suburb of Kanata in the West end.

By car (from Kanata): Follow highway 417 West. Take exit 145 for highway 7. Turn right at Upper Dwyer Hill Road. Turn left on McArton Road. Turn right at Ramsay Concession 12. Drive to #514 on the right.


The nearest centres are Almonte/Mississippi Mills, Carleton Place, and Kanata. The following is a list of possible accommodations to consider, of varying price points, in no particular order. Feel free to also check Google or major travel sites like Trivago, Kayak, Expedia, and others.


AirBnB Options
Bed and Breakfasts in Almonte and Area
The Almonte Riverside Inn
The Almonte Suites
Menzies House 1850 B&B

Carleton Place:

AirBnB Options
River Breeze Inn
The Grand Hotel


AirBnB Options
Comfort Inn Ottawa West
Holiday Inn & Suites
Fairfield Inn & Suites
Best Western Ottawa/Kanata

Local Tourism

Almonte is a quaint town with loads of history. It has a charming downtown with many interesting shops, and a waterfront trail that provides views of the falls. http://almonte.com

Ottawa is Canada’s capital and the parliament buildings and downtown core (with Byward Market, Rideau Canal and other sights) are 30-40 minutes from Willaway Farm. https://www.ottawatourism.ca