Clinics for 2022



November 19 and 20, 2022 hosted by Sperry View Farm

Come and join us learn about the new 2023 Dressage Tests with “S” Judge Lisa Schmidt.  We will have demonstration riders at each level to introduce us to the new tests as we hear from Lisa about what the judges will be looking for.

More information will be provided as we get closer to the date but please save the dates for this exciting and highly educational opportunity.

Once attendance info has been submitted, please process with payment via either:
- Venmo to CDA-ctdressage (
- Check to Christine Engel - CDA Treasurer - 43 Kinney Hill Rd, New Preston, CT 06777
Thank you for adding to all payments, the attendee name, or other contact info. 

See you at the clinic!

CDA sponsored - Ride Critique Ride

April 23rd and 24th 2022 with Judge Bobbi Carleton hosted by Sperry View Farm

CDA members discount clinic

Jennie Brannigan Clinic  -  August 6th and 7th, 2022 at Dragonfly Equestrian Center in Stonington, Connecticut

Fresh off her WIN at the Bromont CCI 4* 3-Day Event, Jennie Brannigan will present a Dressage and Show Jumping Clinic at Dragonfly Equestrian Center in Stonington, Connecticut. Come ride with one of the country’s top competitors and benefit from her years of experience on the international circuit and as a United States Eventing Team High Performance rider. Jennie has won 19 FEI competitions at Fair Hill, Rebecca Farm, Stable View, The Fork, Great Meadow and other challenging venues. She finished 4th at the inaugural Fair Hill CCI 5* in 2021, and 16th at this year’s Kentucky CCI 5*.

Jennie always puts the horse first and is known for her compassionate training methods. She is an enthusiastic coach and enjoys sharing her wealth of knowledge with riders of all levels in a fun and inclusive atmosphere.

The Venue: Dragonfly Equestrian Center is a brand new, state-of-the-art boarding and training facility on 80 acres. Lessons with Jennie will be held in the 100 x 200-foot indoor arena with GGT footing. The farm’s outdoor arena will be available for pre-lesson warm-up.

Clinic Format: Private & 3-person Group Lessons both days. Dressage on Saturday, August 6th. Show Jumping on Sunday, August 7th.


  • 45-minute Private Dressage or Jumping Lesson - $175
  • 75-minute Group Dressage or Jumping Lesson - $125
  • Private Lesson 2-day Package - $330
  • Group Lesson 2-day Package - $230
  • Auditors - $25 per day or $40 for the weekend

Registration: Please email or text Susan Ballek to reserve your space: email:  phone: (860) 575-3933   Payment via check or Venmo is required at the time of reservation. Clinic will be held rain or shine.

Stabling & Lodging: A limited number of stalls will be available for $75 per night. A Bed & Breakfast is adjacent to the equestrian center. Please inquire about special clinic rates.

Cancellation policy: Refund minus $25 office fee only if your space can be filled. Otherwise, no refunds.