January 28th and 29th, 2014
Half Halt Stables Dressage is pleased
to host another world class trainer
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to register
December 17 & 18
Dressage and Jumping Clinic with
Dr. Christian Schacht
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
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.
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
Dec. 8-9, 2012
Congratulations to all the Half Halt riders that competed in Orlando over the weekend
Hanna Benne & Ensign at 1st and 2nd level
Melanie Doughty & Command Performance at 1st and 2nd level
Amber Seltzer & Grenadier at 1st and 2nd level
Susanne Benne & Evolution owner Mary Gleason at 3rd level
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.
Oct. 5-7, 2012
Congratulations to all of our riders who qualified and participated in the 2012 championships
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.
Job well done to all of our riders who competed in Jacksonville over the weekend.
Way to go to the entire Half Halt team that represented this past weekend in Orlando
Good job to all our riders who traveled to Wellington this past weekend to compete at the Derby
Congratulations to all the riders who qualified and competed in the regional championships this past weekend in Ocala
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.
Be sure to check out our selection of Dressage horses for sale