A native of Scotland, Halkett has returned to Stoneleigh-Burnham School after a successful tenure at Albion College. While at Albion, Halkett designed and oversaw the construction of a state of the art equestrian center, recruited students, and helped the school achieve certification as a British Horse Society International Certificate program.
Throughout his career, Halkett has been active in competition and instruction. He served as a member of the Queen’s Household Cavalry in the British Army, competed internationally, and coached students to international competitions including the FEI Samsung International, Volvo World Cup, and the International Intercollegiate World Championships. During his previous tenure at Stoneleigh-Burnham School, Halkett helped coach students to four national titles in three years including the Interscholastic Equestrian Association National championship title in 2002, 2003, and 2004 and the Interscholastic Dressage Association National championship in 2002. In addition the Stoneleigh-Burnham team brought home a silver medal at the Northeast Junior/Young Riders Dressage Championships in 2003.