Dressage Training


January 28th and 29th, 2014


Half Halt Stables Dressage is pleased

to host another world class trainer

Bo Jena


From Sweden, and considered one of the world's foremost experts in the art of long lining, a leading international rider, trainer and FEI "C" Judge, is the multi-talented Bo Jena. Bo is a judge educator in his native country and a member of the International Dressage Trainer's Club.

He began at Flyinge, the famous Swedish national stud, in 1973, where he learned from Maj. Anders Lindgren and Walter Christensen. Jenå is still deeply involved at Flyinge, and he continues to give many clinics in Scandinavia and throughout the United States.


Sessions are $200, auditors are welcome - $20/day

email halfhaltstables@aol.com to register

December 17 & 18

Dressage and Jumping Clinic with

Dr. Christian Schacht

of Germany.


Dr. Christian Schacht is a well-known equine educator, rider, judge, clinician, breeder, trainer, and author currently residing in Germany.


Christian’s bio includes:

Sport Horse Conformation: A Simple System for Evaluating Athletic Potential in Dressage, Jumping and Eventing Prospects 


Dr. Schacht has trained riders to upper level dressage, showjumping and eventing, and is a popular clinician throughout Europe and the USA. His judging background includes the qualification tests for the German Bundeschampionat for both dressage and eventing, as well as CSI (show jumping) competitions in Germany. As Breeding Director of ISR/Oldenburg North America, he officiates at nearly 60 mare and foal inspections in the USA and Canada each year. 


The Clinic days will comprise nine (9) 45 minute riding clinics. Participants are welcome to

register for one or two days. The clinic is open to all levels and discipline of riders and horses.

Also available are smaller time slots for horse evaluation and assessment by Dr. Schacht.

Auditors are welcome.


45 Minute Riding Clinic: $160 For One Ride and Two rides are $150.00 each.  Mr. Schacht prefers 2 rides so that the rider and horse have the best chance to achieve their goals.

Horse Evaluation- Breeding, Conformation, Dressage and Jumping suitability (~30 minutes.): $80

Auditors: $20/day

Riders:  Space is limited, so please contact us early via email for registration form.

Payment is due By December 1 and is non-refundable; however substitution is allowed.

USEF 2014 US Dressage Finals


Novemeber 7-9, 2014

Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington KY

Congratulations to Susanne Benne for riding Zonnerhall owned by Toni Pastermack


2nd Place in Intermediate I Championship Open with a score of 68.82%


8th Place in Intermediate I Freestyle Championship Open with a score of 64.417%


Susanne was aided by Jana Reich 

Article about Finals
Orlando Winter Classic

Dec. 8-9, 2012


Congratulations to all the Half Halt riders that competed in Orlando over the weekend 

Bo Jena Clinic at Half Halt Stables

Dec. 4-5, 2012


Thank you to Bo Jena who spent two days at Half Halt and all of our riders who participated in the clinic. Bo is an International judge, director and trainer at the National Swedish Stud, the Flyinge, as well as the coach of Sweden's National Dressage Team. 

Bo Jena
2012 Region 3 Championships in Fairburn, GA

Oct. 5-7, 2012

Congratulations to all of our riders who qualified and participated in the 2012 championships 

2012 USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals Championship at Lamplight Equestrian Centerin Wayne, IL

Aug. 24-26, 2012

Congratulations to Melanie Doughty who finish 4th in the nation at the 2012 Dressage Seat Medal Final Championship in the 13 & under division. 

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Dressage on the First Coast in Jacksonville 
April 28-29, 2012

Job well done to all of our riders who competed in Jacksonville over the weekend. 

Heidelburg Cup in Orlando 
April 2012

Way to go to the entire Half Halt team that represented this past weekend in Orlando 

Palm Beach Dressage Derby
March 1-4, 2012

Good job to all our riders who traveled to Wellington this past weekend to compete at the Derby 

2011 USDF Region 3 Championships in Ocala, FL
Oct. 14-16, 2012

Congratulations to all the riders who qualified and competed in the regional championships this past weekend in Ocala 

2010 Adequan/USDF National Dressage Symposium in Jacksonville, FL 
Dec 2010

Congratulations to Susanne who was selected to be a demo rider over the weekend at the annual USDF Symposium with Lilo Fore "I" and Gary Rockwell "O". Along with the symposium Susanne also received her USDF Gold Medal at the annual awards banquet.     

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Be sure to check out our selection of Dressage horses for sale