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2021 Show Season

Jacksonville May 9/10

Very fun show for our 3 Half Halt girls Hanna, Ashlyn and Jana.

Trainer Assistant Jana Reich, rode Hercules, owned by Mary Gleason in 4th level, becoming 4th level High Point Grand Champion with a 71%. And 2 first places.

Hanna Benne rode Riggs owned by Lori Minteer, I1 winning both days with a 66% and 68%. And Becoming junior/young and Amateur FEI Grand high point Champion!

And Jana's Student Ashlyn Merritt rode her own Peanut in the FEI Junior Devision winning both days with a 66% and 68%. Becoming junior/young and Amateur FEI Reserved Champion!

Way to go girls

Jacksonville 27/28

Fun show in Jacksonville this past weekend!

Susanne Benne rode her own Liebling in 4th1 to a 66% and 70% and a first place! She also rode Ann Dabrowski 's Beetle in PSG to a 70% and 76%! First place and Open Reserved high point Champion! Jana Reich rode Linda Scharff's and her own Ira at 3rd level Freestyle to a 71% and they rode 4th3 to a 66.9%. She also rode Hercules owned by Mary Gleason in 3rd level to a 66% and his 4th level Debut to a 67%. Rhiann Houchins rode her own Isabella in 2nd level to a 68%, Alicia Lee rode her own Fedex in the Developing PSG and the PSG with impressive moments. Ashlyn Merritt rode her own Peanut in their Junior Devision tests to a 65% and 63%.

Way to go Ladies. To Another great show Weekend!

Ocala April 19/20

Very busy and exciting show at the Ocala World Equestrian Center for team Half Halt Stables this past weekend!

Susanne Benne showed Arturo, owned by Pam Neff in a competitive PSG class to a third place. Chase De Marco showed Debutante owned by Jean Stern in 3rd level scoring 64% and 70.3% for a 3rd place. Jana Reich showed her and Linda Scharffs Ira in 4th level for a 3rd place with a 66.9%, and in 3rd level Freestyle for a win with a 71%. She also showed Hercules owned by Mary Gleason in 3rd level for 3rd and 2nd place with 63% and a 70.7%!

Jana's student Ashlyn Merritt showed her own, Fuerst Astreaus in their first CDI, in the Junior division scoring a respectable 65%, way to go kiddo!

Alicia Lee showed her own Delivery in the Developing PSG with fantastic moments! Hanna Benne showed her and Lori Minteers Riggadon RF in a very competitive I1 class to a 3rd and 2nd place with a 63% and 67%. Heidi McNamer showed her own Indus stepping it up with him to 4th level at this show. Way to go everybody!

 

Orlando March 29/30

Fantastic show for team Half Halt this weekend! Lots of firsts lots of qualifying and lots of incredible scores!

Head trainer Susanne Benne rode her Own Liebling in 4th level test 1. Winning both classes with 68% and 76%, Liebling truly was outstanding getting 8s, 9s, and two 10s! Susanne also rode Napoleon (Nico) owned by Mary Gleason in 3rd level scoring 66% and 68%, as well as Beetle in his first PSG getting a 69.7% qualifying them for Reginals! Chase De Marco rode Debutante (Diva), owned by Jean Stern, in her first rated 3rd level show, qualifying her for Reginals with a 71% and 68%!! Chase also rode Darlene owned by Heidi Cave McNamer in her 1st Level debute qualifying her as well for Reginals with a 70% and 67%. Jana Reich's student Amy Zhan Knarr rode her Own Layla at their first show together in Training level scoring a 66%!! Chase's student Buffy Thurston rode Sophie at their first rated show together at Training level with their high score of 71%!! Kathrin riding her own Ginger in Training level scored a 67% and 61%. Way to go everybody what a great show!

Ocala WEC March 1/2

Very busy and successful show at the wonderful new Ocala World Equestrian Center!

The Half Halt team took 7 horses!

Susanne Benne rode Isabelle owned by Rhiann Houchins in her first 3rd level tests for two first places with a 66% and 67%!! As well as Nico owned by Mary Gleason in 3rd level with a 65% & 66%! And she also rode Menno owned by Toni Pastermack in his first 2nd level for a 65% and 68%! Jana Reich rode her own Ira in 3rd level and 4th level winning their 4th level with a 67%. Marissa Long rode Barney owned by Ute Long in his first 2nd level and 1st level, with a 66% and 65%! Hanna Benne rode Riggs in I1 for a 63% and 67%! And Ineka Pastermack rode Susanne Benne's Zoro in 1st and 2nd level for a 66% and 67%! Way to Go girls!

Orlando february 14/15

Super show in Orlando for our Half Halt team!

Susanne Benne rode Nico owned by Mary Gleason in 3rd level winning with a 70% and becoming 3rd level Reserved Champion! Jana Reich rode her and Linda Scharffs Ira at 3rd level coming in 2nd with a 66% and 1st with a 71.6% making them 3rd level Grand Champion!

Jana also rode Rio owned by Alicia Lee at PSG coming in 2nd place with a 66%. Ashlyn Merritt rode her own Peanut in the Junior Team test scoring a 68%! Heidi rode her own Indus in 2 very respectable 3rd level tests with much improvement from the last show!

Way to go girls what a successful weekend for everyone despite the weather that caused the arenas to be completely flooded!

Go Team Half Halt

Orlando February 1/2

Exciting show this weekend in Orlando for the Half Halt team.

Heidi took her own Indus to their first show together and won all 3, third level classes with mid 60s scores!!! Marissa Long rode her and Ute Longs fantastic mare Zoe in their first Intermediate 1!! They got two second places with their high score of 65%!! Towards their Gold Medal!! Rhiann took her young Mare Isabella out for the first time and rode 1st and 2nd level and got a first and second places with their high score of 64% way to go! Chase DeMarco rode Heidi's young and very inexperienced mare Darleen in training level for 2 second places with their high score of 75%!!! What a great first outing for this flashy mare! Jana Reich rode Alicia Lee's Gelding Rio in the PSG for their first show together coming in 2nd both days with their high score of 66%. And our head trainer Susanne took her own Liebling for some show exposure out just to play around!

All riders got qualifying scores towards Reginals!!

Great weekend everyone!!

2020 Show Season!!

 

2020 Region3 Championships Ocala October 5/6

Great weekend at the Region 3 Championships in Ocala!

Susanne Benne rode her own Liebling, in a very large 3rd level open Championship class coming in 7th place with a 70%! Despite horrible rain and a costly mistake! This pair is one to look out for, in the future! Jana Reich's junior rider student Ashlyn Merritt, rode her own Peanut in the JY rider 3rd level championship class, scoring a 66% and coming in 3rd place!! She also rode her first 4th level test and scored a 66% winning the class! Way to Go what a team they have become!! Chase De Marco rode his and Rachel's Capi, in a very large and competitive PSG class scoring a 67% and 64% way to go! Lots of big plans for this pair in the future! Susannes student Joan Sussman rode her own Dulcia, in 4th level Championship class! This pair came in 9th with a 64% what an accomplishment for these two! They have come so far, a very impressive pair!

Unfortunately for our Assistant Trainer Jana Reich, her Ira was not feeling well at Reginals after the first day, so she had to scatch her rides and let him rest, on to the next show for this pair.

GO TEAM HALF HALT STABLES Congratulations to all

Festival of Champions 2020 Chicago

HUGE Congratulations to our Hanna Benne, who successfully competed with Riggs at the Festival Of Champions in the Young Rider Division. They came in 10th in a very strong field. We are all very proud of you Hanna what a great accomplishment!!! Thank you to the whole Half Halt Family who made this trip possible for Hanna and Riggs!

Wellington March 1/2

Amazing mother, daughter show in Wellington this weekend for Susanne Benne and Jana Reich.

Susanne rode 6 year old Jadore, by Bojengle, owned by Marijo Mclachlan in second level, winning both classes with a 72% and 75% what fantastic horse!! Huge thanks to Marijo for trusting her with her super mare!! Susanne also rode coming 7 year old PRE Stallion Napoleon in his first US show, owned by Mary Gleason and imported from Spain only a few months ago, in his first 3rd level 3 test ever, scoring 63% and 65%! He is a superstar in the making!! Jana rode her own and Linda Scharff's 7 year old Ira in 3rd level test 3, these two found there second gear here in Wellington, coming in 1st and 2and with a 66% and 67% way to go girls!! What a fun weekend.

Orlando Febuary 12/13

We want to congratulate the Half Halt girls to their recent show in orlando!

Susanne Benne rode her own Liebling in 3rd Level coming in 1st with a 66% and 2and with a 64% becoming reserved champion.

Chase De Marco rode his and Rachel Darnells, El Capone in PSG dealing with some tension the first day but much better second day! Chase also rode Beetle owned by Ann Dabrowski in 3rd level coming in Grand Champion scoring 64% and 67%. Chases Student Abbie did amazing winning both her classes and coming in second on day 2. She is officially the first one who qualified herself fo regional championships. WAY TO GO. Alicia Lee rode her own in PSG scoring 62% and 65% scoring her first qualifying score as well! Jenny Jarnstrom rode her own Penelope in there first PSG scoring a 64% what a super pair! Jana's student ashlyn took her young horse out for the second time only they had to deal with some young horse issues... on to the next show Our working student Eilidh took our little sale horse Fiametta out to test her out at a show. She was great behaved and looked beautiful! Congrats to all

January 29 Wellington

We had a super intense and successful week in Wellington!! It started with Hanna Benne, who got accepted to ride as a demo young rider at the trainers conference! We are beyond proud of her and Riggs!! They are getting ready for the young rider tour. Right after that, Susanne Benne showed Kara in there first small tour CDI! Way to go. As well as riding her own coming 7 year old Liebling in his first 3rd level test, coming in 2nd with a 65%! She also rode Marijo's coming 6 year old Bojengle mare Jadore in 2nd level, winning both classes with 68% and 70%! Jana Reich rode her and Linda's coming 7 year old Ira in 3rd level coming in 3rd both days! Way to go lady's what a week!

January 11/12 Ocala

Super show this weekend for the Half Halt Stables crew at the Grand Oaks in Ocala! Lots of firsts and one GOLD MEDAL!!

HUGE Congratulations to Christie Slayton on earning her Gold Medal on Revelation aka Rudy (owned by Mary Gleason) WAY TO GO!!! (He is for sale)

Our Trainer Assistant, Chase De Marco riding his and co owner Rachel Darnell's, El Capone aka Capi in their first PSG winning the class with a 70%!!!

And Trainer Assistant Jana Reich riding her and co owner Linda Scharff's, 7 year old Ira in their first 3rd level getting 3rd place with a 64%. Our junior young riders had a fantastic show as well. 15 year old Abbie, trained by Chase rode her own Levi winning both training level classes and both 1st level classes with 71%, 71%, 67% and 63% Great job!!

14 year old Ashlyn Merritt, trained by Jana, rode her own 6 year old Sachio, in there first show together! Coming in 2and place both days with 69% and 66%. Very well done!! And Karen William's riding her own Pixel who came back after a 4 year show break to ride a successful Inter A test scoring a 65%. Go Team!!

December 11/12 Orlando 

Successful Show in Orlando this past weekend!! Huge congratulations to Christie Slayton on the amazing Grand Prix Schoolmaster Revelation (for sale), owned by Mary Gleason, on her first Grand Prix!! Winning the class and Scoreing towards finishing her Gold Medal Way to Go!!!

2019 Show Season!

March 1/2 Wellington

Amazing mother, daughter show in Wellington this weekend for Susanne Benne and Jana Reich. 
Susanne rode 6 year old Jadore, by Bojengle, owned by Marijo Mclachlan in second level, winning both classes with a 72% and 75% what fantastic horse!! Huge thanks to Marijo for trusting her with her super mare!! Susanne also rode coming 7 year old PRE Stallion Napoleon in his first US show, owned by Mary Gleason and imported from Spain only a few months ago, in his first 3rd level 3 test ever, scoring 63% and 65%! He is a superstar in the making!! Jana rode her own and Linda Scharff's 7 year old Ira in 3rd level test 3, these two found there second gear here in Wellington, coming in 1st and 2nd with a 66% and 67% qualifing for Regionals, way to go girls!! What a fun weekend.

February 11/12 Orlando

We want to congratulate the Half Halt girls to their recent show in orlando! 
Susanne Benne rode her own Liebling in 3rd Level coming in 1st with a 66% and 2and with a 64% becoming reserved champion
Chase De Marco rode his and Rachel Darnells, El Capone in PSG dealing with some tension the first day but much better second day! Chase also rode Beetle owned by Ann Dabrowski in 3rd level coming in Grand Champion scoring 64% and 67%. Chases Student Abbie did amazing winning both her classes and coming in second on day 2. She is officially the first one who qualified herself fo regional championships. WAY TO GO. Alicia Lee rode her own in PSG scoring 62% and 65% scoring her first qualifying score as well! Jenny Jarnstrom rode her own Penelope in there first PSG scoring a 64% what a super pair! Jana's student ashlyn took her young horse out for the second time only they had to deal with some young horse issues... on to the next show 😜Our working student Eilidh took our little sale horse Fiametta out to test her out at a show. She was great behaved and looked beautiful! Congrats to all

January 28/29 Wellington

We had a super intense and successful week in Wellington!! It started with Hanna Benne, who got accepted to ride as a demo young rider at the trainers conference! We are beyond proud of her and Riggs!! They are getting ready for the young rider tour. Right after that, Susanne Benne showed Kara in there first small tour CDI! Way to go. As well as riding her own coming 7 year old Liebling in his first 3rd level test, coming in 2nd with a 65%! She also rode Marijo's coming 6 year old Bojengle mare Jadore in 2nd level, winning both classes with 68% and 70%! Jana Reich rode her and Linda's coming 7 year old Ira in 3rd level coming in 3rd both days! Way to go lady's what a week!

January 11/12 Ocala

Super show this weekend for the Half Halt Stables crew at the Grand Oaks in Ocala! Lots of firsts and one GOLD MEDAL!! 
HUGE Congratulations to Christie Slayton on earning her Gold Medal on Revelation aka Rudy (owned by Mary Gleason) WAY TO GO!!! (He is for sale)
Our Trainer Assistant, Chase De Marco riding his and co owner Rachel Darnell's, El Capone aka Capi in their first PSG winning the class with a 70%!!!
And Trainer Assistant Jana Reich riding her and co owner Linda Scharff's, 7 year old Ira in their first 3rd level getting 3rd place with a 64%. Our junior young riders had a fantastic show as well. 15 year old Abbie, trained by Chase rode her own Levi winning both training level classes and both 1st level classes with 71%, 71%, 67% and 63% Great job!! 
14 year old Ashlyn Merritt, trained by Jana, rode her own 6 year old Sachio, in there first show together! Coming in 2nd place both days with 69% and 66%. Very well done!! And Karen William's riding her own Pixel who came back after a 4 year show break to ride a successful Inter A test scoring a 65%. 👏👏👏👏👏👏 Go Team!!

2018 SHOW SEASON!

June 18/19 Ocala

Great but extremely hot show this past weekend in ocala! We want to congratulate Kristine Bakke on earning her Bronze Medal riding her own Jackson in 3rd level scoring a 60%. Way to go!! Jana Reich riding Linda Scharff's and her 5 year old Ira in his second show ever. Winning both classes with 62.6% and 65.9%. Terri Rines riding her own Ruso in 1st level scoring 64%. Marissa Long riding Zoe owned by Ute Long in 4th level, scoring 61% & 64%. And Karen William's riding her own Prom Date HU in 3rd and 4th level scoring 62% and 66%. Way to go everybody Go Team Half Halt.

May 26/27 Ocala

Very eventful and stressful but also successful show weekend for the Half Half girls in Ocala! 
Susanne Benne showing Dulcia, owned by Joan Sussmann, in PSG. Winning both days with a 63% and 70% becoming Reserved Champion! 
Terri Rines Showing her own Ruso, in 1st level, scoring a 61% and they rocked a 70%. Which qualified them for Regionals, Way to go! Hanna Benne showed Peanut Owned by Linda Scharff in PSG. They did fantastic the first day! She only had 2 weeks to get to know the horse, and she pulled off her first ever PSG at 17 years old! They scored a 60% towards the silvermedal, now only one more to go. Due to bad stomach flu problems they had to unfortunately scratch day two. Kristine Bakke rode her own Jackson in 3rd level. Lots of wonderful moments with 8s and 7s in her score sheets, still have to work on some movements for overal improvements but on the right track! Jana Reich had her first outing after her bad accident, last November, with her new 5 year old horse Ira. His First show ever and he was a real sweetheart. Allthough she was fighting strep throat over the weekend she managed to show, thank god for our loving half halt family who helped her out a lot!! Little Ira was a bit scared of the big arenas and the scary judge booth, so there was some young horse tension. They managed to get second and third with a 62% at 1st level 3. Great job everyone!!

May 14/15 Jacksonville

Amazing show for Half Halt Stables this past weekend in Jacksonville.
Susanne Benne showing San Marino owned by Alicia Lee, in his first 4th level getting a 68% both days with a 1st and 2nd place and 4th level open Reseved Champion. 
Chase De Marco Riding Fürst Astreaus Aka Peanut, owned by Linda Scharff, in his first I1 scoring 66% and 65%, earning his 2 first scores towards his Gold Medal! Way to go. Hanna Benne riding Riggadon RF owned by Lori Minteer, in 4th level winning both days with a 69% and 71% and becoming 4th level Grand Champion. 
Karen Williams riding her own Prom Date HU in his first 4th level scoring a 66% and 71% placing 2nd both days and becoming Reserved Champion in 4th level.
Acacia riding her own Chance Command in 3rd and 4th level scoring a 65% and 62% earning there 2nd score for the Silver Medal and becoming 3rd level Reserved Champion! Way to go! Kristin Bakke riding her own Jackson in 3rd level winning their second class with a 63.9% earning another score towards the bronze medal only one more to go! Great Job. Terri Rines riding her own Ruso in first level scoring a 60.3% and 65.9% bring home a first place. Marissa Long riding Zoe owned by Ute Long in 4th level scoring a 63.4% and 68% bring home a first place as well!!! Way to Go everybody. Go team Half Halt

March 25/26 Orlando

INCREDIBLE show this weekend in Orlando for the Half Halt Stables team this past weekend! 
HUGE Congratulations to Mary Gleason, she earned her Gold Medal this weekend! Riding her own Revelation (Rudy) in GP winning the class with a 66.9%!
Congratulations as well to Joan Sussman on earning her Silver medal! Riding her own Dulcia in their PSG debut!! Another Medal went to Beverly Best, riding her own Beemer, in their PSG debut earning the Silver Medal as well, Congratulations!!! WAY TO GO!!! Hanna Benne riding Riggs, owned by Lori Minteer, in 3rd level winning the class with a 69% and showing him in their 4th level debut winning the class with a 66%, and getting their first score towards the silver medal!! Acacia riding her own Chance Command in third level and as well in her 4th level debut scoring a 63.9% bringing home 2nd place and her first score towards the Silver Medal! Way to go girls!! Alicia Lee riding her own San Marino (Rio) in second level winning both her classes with 67% and 68%. Hanna Sears showing our own Zoro in first level scoring 66%, 65% and 63% bringing home three 2nd places!!! And Karen Williams riding her own Prom Date HU in 3rd level winning all their classes with 70%, 70%, 71% and 72% way to go! 
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WHAT A GREAT WEEKEND!!

April 14/15 Wellington

Great first outing for Half Halt Stables and Susanne Benne on two new training horses, Weekend Pleasure and Ciekarla V. Ciekarla V earned 68% and 67% in Prix St. George, placing 2nd and 3rd in a very competitive class! Weekend Pleasure felt great in the I 1 placing 3rd with a 67.5%. What a pleasure to work with these horses! Many thanks to Tami Glover who helped through the weekend!

March 25/26 Orlando

INCREDIBLE show in Orlando for the Half Halt Stables team! 
HUGE Congratulations to Mary Gleason, she earned her Gold Medal this weekend! Riding her own Revelation (Rudy) in GP winning the class with a 66.9%!
Congratulations as well to Joan Sussman on earning her Silver medal! Riding her own Dulcia in their PSG debut!! Another Medal went to Beverly Best, riding her own Beemer, in their PSG debut earning the Silver Medal as well, Congratulations!!! WAY TO GO!!! Hanna Benne riding Riggs, owned by Lori Minteer, in 3rd level winning the class with a 69% and showing him in their 4th level debut winning the class with a 66%, and getting their first score towards the silver medal!! Acacia riding her own Chance Command in third level and as well in her 4th level debut scoring a 63.9% bringing home 2nd place and her first score towards the Silver Medal! Way to go girls!! Alicia Lee riding her own San Marino (Rio) in second level winning both her classes with 67% and 68%. Hanna Sears showing our own Zoro in first level scoring 66%, 65% and 63% bringing home three 2nd places!!! And Karen Williams riding her own Prom Date HU in 3rd level winning all their classes with 70%, 70%, 71% and 72% way to go! 
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WHAT A GREAT WEEKEND!!

March 4/5 Wellington

Lots of success and learning experiences at the Wellington Derby this past weekend for Susanne and Hanna Benne. Big thanks to Sharon Poulin for all her coaching. Susanne Benne showed Sale horse, 7 year old Andalusian gelding Victorioso de Ymas owned by Janine Hill in his 4th level debut and Especial a 9 year old Andalusian Stallion also owned by Janine Hill in his 4th level debut. Both boys were an absolute pleasure to ride and work with. In a very competive field in Wellington they kept their cool and were relaxed as they are at home. Susanne also rode 6 year old Hercules owned by Mary Gleason in second level bringing home 2 first places. Hanna Benne showed Rigadoon RF aka Riggs, sponsored by Lori Minteer from Jupiter bringing home also 2 first places in 3rd level! Way to go ladies!!

Feburay 18 Melbourne Schooling show

Awesome schooling show weekend in Wickham Park with the Half Halt Stables Team! 
Terri Rines showing her own, only 6 year old Ruso, in first level. Winning with the high score 70.6%! Kristin Bakke rode her own Jackson in first level scoring a 69%!!! Our Rider Hannah Sears, rode Susanne Bennes Andalusian Zoro, in his first show here at half halt in first level, scoring a 62%! Kathy Elliott riding her own San Baltic aka Finny in 4th level scoring a 62%!! And our Part time Trainer Tami Glover rode her own Devon in second level, scoring 68%! And Big thanks to Chase De Marco our Trainer Assistant for all your coaching at the show!! WAY TO GO TEAM HALF HALT

Feburay 10/11 Orlando

Again a great show weekend in Orlando! Way to Go everybody!
Mary Gleason showed her own Rudy in her second show competing at Grand Prix scoring a winning 62%, getting her first Gold Medal score!!!!
Joan Sussman rode her own, Dulcia in their 1st 4th level test. Scoring a 62% both days! 
Beverly Best rode her own, Beemer in 4th level scoring a 64% & 62%! 
Chase DeMarco showing Ulaan, owned by the Castello Family in 4th level. Winning both days, scoring a 71% & 72% and becoming Grand Champion of the show!!! 
And Susanne Benne showing her own coming 5 year old Liebling in 1st level scoring a winning 71%!
We are proud of everyone!!

January 27/28 Orlando

Amazing Show weekend for Half Halt Stables in Orlando this weekend!!! Lots of firsts! 
Susanne Benne showing San Marino owned by Alicia Lee in his 3rd level debut, scoring a 69% and 73% placing 2nd and becoming reserved 3rd level Champion and qualifying for Regionals! Trainer Assistant Chase DeMarco rode Peanut owned by Linda Scharff in PSG earning his Silver Medal with a 63% and 65%! He also rode Ulaan owned by the Castello Family winning both his 3rd level rides with 69% and 75% becoming 3rd level Grand Champion and qualifying for Reginals!!! Marissa Long riding Zoe owned by Ute Long doing their first PSG earning also their silver medal with a 63% and 64% as well as qualifying for Reginals! Acacia riding her own Chance Command in their 3rd Level debut earning their Bronze Medal with a 62% and 64% and qualifying for Regionals! Joan Sussman riding her own Dulcia in 3rd level winning both classes with a 65% and 70% also qualifying for Regionals! And Mary Gleason showing her own Revelation in her Grand Prix debute!!! WAY TO GO TEAM HALF HALT!!

Janauary 14/15 2018 Ocala

Great Show weekend behind us this weekend in Ocala at the Grand Oaks. Susanne Benne back in the Grand Prix Ring with Zonnerhall 0 owned by Toni Pastermack. Thank you to Sharon Poulen for helping to improve from 61% to 66% in the Grand Prix for Zonnerhall and Susanne. Proud of our students Kristin L Bakke with Jackson riding first level, Kathy J Elliott riding fourth level with Finny 60% and Mary Gleason with Revelation winning I2 with 69% way to go girls! And 6 year old Herby owned also by Mary Gleason won with Susanne Benne his first second level test 3 with 73%. What a super star !!

2017 Show season!

December 8/9 2017

Super show in Orlando! All our horses were fantastic even tho it went from warm to cold and rainy in one day. 
Hanna Benne riding Riggs owned by Lori Minteer winning their 3rd level class with a 66%. Susanne Benne riding Ruso owned by Terri Rines winning the second level class with a 67%. Alicia Dabrowski Lee riding her own San Marino getting 3rd with a 62% and Kristin Kristin L Bakke riding her own Jackson winning her first level class with a 65%. 
Go team Half Halt way to go!! 

October 6/7/8 REGIONAL CHAMPIONCHIPS 2017

 

We had lots of Success at the 2017 Regional Championship we are very happy with all horses. Susanne Benne got reserved Champion with Dulcia with 71% owned by Joan Sussman! Susanne Benne and Hercules came in 6th in his first level class owned by Mary Gleason with a 68% in a very strong field. Jana Reich had a very nice clean ride in a super strong field with Peanut in PSG class scoring a 63.4%.
Way to go everybody! 

May 27/28 2017 Ocala

Great and Hot Show at the Grand Oaks in Ocala this weekend! Our client Mary Gleason had lots of improvements in her I2 on her horse Rudy! Susanne Benne rode Mary's young Bojengle gelding Hercules, he was fantastic with 72% and 74% for first place and 1st level reserved champion. Trainer Assistant Jana Reich rode Peanut owned by Linda Scharff in their first I1! Scoring a 63% and 64%. Half way done with her gold medal! Jana' s student Acacia rode Al Marah Chance Command they made huge improvements and got 66% in both her first level classes for first place!!

May 14/15 2017 Jacksonville

Great show this past weekend in Jacksonville for the Half Half ladies! Head trainer Susanne Benne rode Fleure Royal (Flora) owned by Linda Egeland in her PSG debut! With a 67% and 65% for 1st and 4th place! She also rode Dulcia in Third level owned by Joan Sussman they became 3rd Level Champion of the show with 72% 69% 68% and 67%! Trainer Assistant Jana Reich rode Fürst Asteaus (Peanut) owned by Linda Scharff in PSG and did great with 64% and 65%! Our client Mary Gleason had a difficult first day but pulled back the second day scoring a 61% in her I2! Jana' s student Acacia did great with her little Arab Stallion Chance! They earned all their scores in first level for the bronze medal and earned one qualifying score in second level for regionals. It was also her second level debut! Way to go to everybody on a great show!

March 25/26 2017 Orlando

We had a great show in Orlando this weekend! Student Mary Gleason did her very first I2, on her own Rudy! Overall 2 great rides! Student Terri Rines and Susanne Benne showed Terri's young 5 year old Andalusian Ruso, at his first show. He was the sweetest boy and very well behaved! Jana Reich showed Peanut owned by Linda Scharff PSG scoring 61% 5th pl. and 65% 3rd place, very well ridding, this pair is getting better and better every show! Jana' s student, 14 year old Acacia showed her new horse Chance for the first time they did very well! Achiving their first score of 60.1% in 1st level, for her Bronze Medal.

 

March 4/5 2017 Wellington

Super show for our sale horse GForce and Susanne Benne, owned by Kathy J Elliott , at the Wellington Derby! This was his US Debut and also his third level debut! He won both tests with a 69% and 71% What a great horse!! Little tough show for my Jana Reich and Peanut owned by Linda Scharff. Lots of improvements in their PSG but a couple bobbles and tension. A very beautiful talented pair, on to the next show!

Feburay 26/27 2017 Gainsville

Great show in Gainsville for Hanna Benne riding Riggs owned and sponsored by Dr Lori Minteer and Cheryl Flink her own Roslyn VT. Hanna at her second 3rd level outing with Riggs scored 65%, 67% and 64% two second and a First place! On Cheryls first day she had a hard time memorizing her test but the Second day she scored a 63%, it was a great ride and her first outing with Roselyn after not showing for 20 years. WAY TO GO GIRLS

January 27/28 2017 Orlando

Half Halt Stables had a great show this weekend in Orlando. Susanne Benne rode Roslyn VT owned by Sheryl Flink in her second show doing PSG and got both days a 64% placing 3rd! Jana Reich rode Fürst Astreaus aka Peanut owned by Linda Schaff in his second show PSG also with 64% placing 1st and 4th. Mother and daughter were very close this weekend 😄! 
And Ineka Pastermack, Toni Pastermack's grand daughter rode our little romeo in training level and her first time showing 1st level, placing 3rd, 4th and 5th Way to go!!​

2016 SHOW SEASON!

2016 Regional Championships 

Marissa Long riding Zoe owned by Ute Long competing at 3rd Level AA becoming REGIONAL CHAMPIONS way to go girls! Qualifying for US NATIONALS!!!!  

Susanne Benne Competing two horses in Grand Prix Zonnerhal owned by Toni Pastermack and Revelation owned by Mary Gleason. 

Janauary 2016

Susanne Benne showing Intermediate II with Zonnerhall O owned by Toni Pastermack and Grand Prix with Rudy owned by Mary Gleason.

Congratulations to our Rider Assistant Katie Honeywell for earning her bronze medal on Roslyn Vt owned by Toni Pastermack. Way to go!!

Another bronze meldal, in the same weekend, earned by our student Marissa Long on Zoe owned by Ute Long, Congratulations! Way to go Girls!!

 

May 2016 Jacksonville

The half halt ladies had a nice show weekend in Jacksonville!
Susanne Benne rode Zonnerhall O owned by Toni Pastermack in his second outing in Grand Prix! Winning his class and qualified for regionals with a 64%
She also rode Fleur Royal (flora) owned by Linda Egland in her just second time showing 4th level! She got 4th level champion of the show with 65% and 68%. 
Mary Gleason rode her first I1 ever with her own Relevation (Rudy) way to go mary!! 
Trainer assistant Jana Reich rode Samara RF in second level getting 3rd and 2nd with a 61 and 66, owned, bred and sponsored by Lori Minteer owner of Reflections Farm check out her talented youngsters www.reflectionsfarm.com

March 27/28 2016 Orlando

Very rainy and muddy show this past weekend in orlando. But the Half Halt girls still pulled it together! Susanne Benne was awarded with the Klaus Fraessdorf Continuing Potential Award!! She was very surprised and honored by that. Thank you Gaile from Orlando Dressage !! Kristin L Bakke got reserve champion in second level through the show series!! Congrats! Our rider Assistant Katie Honeywell finished all her scores to become a 1 star rider! Way to go! Susanne rode the coming 6 year old PD / Promdate HU owned by Karen B Williams in his 3rd level debut scoring 69% wow! And scoring 71% in 2nd level! Trainer Assistant Jana Reich showed 8 year old Peanut owned by Linda Scharff in his 3rd level debut scoring a 64%. She also showed the 8 year old mare samara she got sponsored with owned and bred by Dr. Lori Minteer from Reflections Farmin jupiter, in their first show together in second level! Scoring a 65 and winning 72%! Way to go!

 

June 2016 Ocala 

Successful show weekend in ocala for our two Half halt competitors! Trainer assistant Jana Reich rode Peanut owned by Linda Scharff, in his 4th level debut. Winning both test scoring 61% and 67%! Kristin L Bakke rode her own Wally in second level getting 1st 2nd and 3rd place with 60%+ scores! Way to go ladies!

2015 SHOW SEASON!

Feburay 2015 Wellington

Jana Reich and Floridian owned by Beth Samson had great success in the 4 year old devision scoring a 74% and 79%.

 

March 2015 Wellington

Hanna Benne and Dreamer had their 3rd level debut.

Susanne Benne and Zonnerhall had their small tour CDI debut

 

2014 SHOW SEASON

2014 Regional Championships!

Head trainer Susanne Benne rode Zonnerhall owned by Toni Pastermack In the Intermediate1 and Intermediate Freestyle and qualifyed with him For the US NATIONALS in Kentucky! Susanne And Zee became Intermediate1 Reserved National Champion! What a great time!

We wanna congratulate our very own Hanna Benne to accomplishing her bronze medal in 2014 Great job! Very Exciting to annouce that our studends Mary Gleason and Amber Seltzer accomplished their Silver Medals!

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 Reserved Champion 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%

March 2014 Wellington

The Half Halt Stables Dressage Group had a very successful show at the Gold Coast Opener in Wellington, bringing home six 1st place ribbons, three 2nd place, and a third and fifth place. Congratulations, competitors, Susanne Benne, Jana Reich, Hanna Benne and Larry Harrison, and owners Toni Pastermack, Doreen Harrison and Karen Houser on your success at the show!

 

2013 SHOW SEASON

US DRESSAGE FESTIVAL OF CHAMPIONS

Congratulations Hanna Benne - she finished 6th in the USEF Pony Rider Dressage National Championships at the 2013 US Dressage Festival of Champions!

January 2013 Orlando 

Ute Long riding her own Samantha T-1 scoring a 66% and a 66%

Susanne Benne riding Zonnerhall owned by Toni Pastermack in I1 scoring a 62% and a 67%

Doreen riding her own Walter in  2-3 scoring a 62%

Susanne Benne ringing Reed owned by Mary Gleason in PSG scoring a 62%

Susanne Benne ridning Bella owned by karen Hauser 2-1 scoring a 64% and a 63%

Katie Honeywell riding Roslyn owned by Toni Pastermack in T-3 scoring a 69% and a 66%

Mary Gleason showing her own Reed in 4-3 scoring a 61%

2012 SHOW SEASON!

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 



Hanna Benne & Helluva Dream Maker at 1st level Jr/Yr and Equitation Semi-Finals

Melanie Doughty & Command Performance at 1st level Jr/Yr and Equitation Semi-Finals

Jana Reich and Titan owned by Alicia Lee Grand Champion at 4th level and PSG 

Way to go!!

​2012 Melanie Doughty 4th at the National Dressage Seat Finals 

And we want to congratulate Mary Gleason on erning her bronce maedal!

Decmber 2012 Orlando

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 

2011 SHOW SEASON!

 

USDF Region 3 Championships in Ocala

Melanie Doughty & Command Performance at 1st level Jr/Yr and Dressage Equitation Semi-Finals

Susanne Benne & Zonnerhall owned by Toni Pastermack at 3rd level Open

Jana Reich & Titan owned by Alicia Lee at 3rd level AA

Deanna Myers & Rose Robin F owned by Linda Scharff at 2nd level Open

Deanna Myers & Mr. Nibbles owned by Betty Ledyard at 3rd level Open

Hanna Benne & Romeo at 1st level Jr/Yr and Dressage Equitation Semi-Finals

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