March 23, 2018: 2018 MCVC Swing Into Spring

End Date:March 24, 2018
Location:Kaspian Equestrian Centre - Olds, AB
Contact Name:Angelique Vick
Contact Email:[email protected]



2018 MCVC Swing into Spring Competition



Location:          Kaspian Equestrian Training Centre
Address:           Box 26, Site 7, RR3, Olds, Alberta T4H 1P4


Kaspian Equestrian Training Centre is located at the Rock-N-Rail Ranch and is about 50 minutes from the north side of Calgary and 35 minutes from the south side of Red Deer.

From the south travel north on hwy 2 for 6 km (4 mi) past the Olds interchange to "Netook Road" (twp rd 334) turn left (west)and drive on pavement for 10 km (6 miles) to range road 21 and the farm is on the left (south) side.

From the north travel 2 km south past Bowden on hwy 2, take the hwy 2A turnoff to
Olds (right).  Travel south on it for 6 km then turn right (west) on "Netook Road" (twp rd 334) for 8 km (5 miles) to range road 21 and the farm is on the left (south) side.

From Olds Head north at the set of lights (intersection of hwy 27 and 57th ave) head out of town past the hospital, the road turns into RR 15. Turn left on the Netook Road twp rd 334 (west) and drive on
pavement until range road 21 and the farm is on the left (south) side.

Kaspian Equestrian is also on Google Maps

Judge: Lynn Wallden
No attending Steward

Entry Deadline:  Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Payment is due by March 10th, 2018 (along with Release Forms and Music for all Classes).

To Access Online Registration System: Log In, go to Events (Top), Competitions (Left) Online Registration will be available on Thursday, February 1st, 2018.

Each vaulter, coach, lunger, groom, booster and all volunteers must complete, sign and return both release/waiver forms. Participation will not be permitted without a properly completed and signed forms. Release/waiver forms are due on Saturday March 10th, 2018. 

Download the Release/Waiver Forms here:

2018 MCVC’s Swing Into Spring Competition – Release Form 
2018 MCVC’s Swing Into Spring Competition – Person Responsible Release Form 
Kaspian Equestrian – Release Form 18 and over 
Kaspian Equestrian – Release Form under 18 


The 2018 MCVC's Swing Into Spring Competition is sanctioned as an EC Bronze Competition, member of Equestrian Canada, and is governed by the rules of Equestrian Canada.

Equestrian Canada; 308 Legget Drive, Suite 100, Ottawa, Ontario, K2K 1Y6

This competition is recognized by the following associations:

The Alberta Equestrian Vaulting Association - AEVA
The Equestrian Vaulting Association of B.C. - EVA of B.C.
The Saskatchewan Equestrian Vaulting Association – SEVA

On Call Veterinarian: Olds Pioneer Veterinarian Centre – Dr. Haley Safnuk 403-556-6882
On Call Farrier: Kent Potter 403-586-0155

Equestrian Canada Statement of Principles

Equestrian Canada (EC), the national equestrian federation of Canada, supports adherence to humane treatment of horses in all activities under its jurisdiction.

EC is committed to:

Upholding the welfare of the horses, regardless of value, as a primary consideration in all activities

Requiring that horses be treated with kindness, respect and the compassion that they deserve, and that they never be subjected to mistreatment;

Ensuring that owners, trainers and competitors or their agents use responsible care in the handling, treatment and transportation of their horses as well as horses placed in their care for any purpose;

Providing for the continuous well-being of horses by encouraging routine inspection and consultation with health care professionals and competition officials to achieve the highest possible standards of nutrition, health, comfort and safety as a matter of standard operating procedure;

Providing current information on Code of Practice for the care and handling of equines and their equine health and welfare initiatives.

Continuing to support scientific studies on equine health and welfare;

Requiring owners, trainers and competitors to know and follow their sanctioning organization’s rules, and to work within industry regulations in all equestrian competition;

Reviewing, revising and developing competition rules and regulations that protect the welfare of the horses.

The standard by which conduct or treatment will be measured is that which a person, informed and experienced in generally accepted equine training and exhibition procedures, would determine to be neither cruel, abusive nor inhumane.


All Mounted Classes: Lynn Walden

All Barrel Classes: Lynn Walden


No Attending Steward

Organizing Committee Contact

Angelique Vick – Competition Manager
[email protected]
Phone: 403-556-5001
Mailing address: Box 15 Site 7 RR 4, Olds, AB T4H 1T8 Canada

Peggy Supernant – Competition Manager
[email protected]
Phone: 403-556-5430


Entry Deadline: February 23rd, 2018

Payment, Release Forms and Music for all Classes for must be received by March 10th, 2018. Each vaulter, coach, lunger, groom, booster and all volunteers must complete, sign and return a release/waiver form. Participation will not be permitted without a properly completed and signed form. Volunteer Waivers and proof of Equine Influenza Vaccinations for all horses are allowed to be submitted at Club Check-In.

*Music to be submitted online only. Please label clearly.

** Back up music – ideally this would be handed in along with payment and all waivers on or before March 10th, 2018. This will help insure your vaulters music is on the lap top, make sure it is labelled correctly as described below and explained in the YouTube link.


Here is a quick link to a YouTube video that shows how to relabel everything. If you could put all your music in one folder labelled with your club name, and then within this folder, have two folders; one labelled barrel classes and one labelled mounted classes.

Each song should be labelled as follows

NAME : the class the vaulter is in. ie: Canter B

TITLE : the vaulters name and class. ie: Averill Canter B Freestyle

Album : club and year. ie: MCVC 2016

Additional Information about Entries

No paper entries will be accepted, all entries must be submitted online.

ONE payment per club must be received by March 10th, 2018, by cheque by ground mail.

Each coach, lunger, groom and vaulter will pay a $30.00 registration fee.

Late entry fees are $30.00 per entry - NO EXCEPTIONS

Late fee for Waivers and Music not received by March 10th, 2018 is $30.00 – NO EXCEPTIONS

There will be NO refunds of competition entry fees for either withdrawal from the competition or cancellation of entry after the entry close date of February 23rd, 2018.


Right to refuse an entry:

The show committee reserves the right to refuse any entry, as per article A603.2.b.

Important Information about this Competition

All information about this show will be posted here on this website.

Please check this website under rules for any recent rule changes which could affect your club.

This competition is a family-oriented event. All vaulters and coaches should ensure that music selections, should they contain vocals, are appropriate for an all-ages audience.

Please visit then the AEVA tab to find the standards for submitted music.

NOTE: Back-up Music USB sticks are to be sent in with payment and waivers by March 10th, 2018. 

Any horse entered in any class at a competition may, while on the competition grounds, be selected for equine medication control testing while at the event location. Drug testing fees, as set by Equestrian Canada:, will be added to the stabling costs for all entered horses. All horses entered at the Bronze level; $3.50.

All competing horses will be issued a show number that must be worn and visible, on the right-hand side of bridle or halter, whenever the horse leaves the stable area. Failure to wear this number in schooling arenas, exercise and competition arena’s, or while in transit from stabling area to these arena’s, can/or may disqualify the horse from the competition.

There will be NO horse inspection prior to the competition start.

Memberships & Licenses

Canadian vaulters, lungers and horse owners must be members of their provincial vaulting association and must have an Equestrian Canada Bronze sport license or higher, and third-party liability insurance provided through membership in their provincial sports organization.

Canadian vaulters entered only in Walk D Under 10 or Fundamentals do not need a sport license but must be members of their provincial vaulting association and their provincial sports organization.

American vaulters and lungers must be members of the American Vaulting Association, and the USEF if applicable.

Horse recordings and passports are not required.

Membership numbers must be submitted with your entries. Any vaulter who does not have the correct memberships by the Deadline will be scratched.


All stabling costs listed are per horse! One horse per stall.

  • Indoor overnight stalls will cost          $50.00 for 1 night 
  • Indoor day stall will cost                     $30 for 1 day (Saturday daytime only)
  • Tack Stalls will cost                            $40 for the weekend
  • Outdoor pen will cost                         $30.00 for 1 night (for 1 horse) 
  • *Stall clean out fee                             $50/stall

Horses are not allowed to be tied up to trailers in the driveway without supervision due to liability risk and cleanup required, thank you for taking this into consideration.

Limited indoor stalls and outdoor pens are available, we will do our best to accommodate everyone best we can.

Stabling costs include the Equestrian Canada drug testing fees and shavings.

*There is an optional $50 clean out fee per stall.

Please Note: Horses are permitted to arrive and leave the grounds at any given time. Horse transportation, movement and care is the responsibility of their owners/handlers/clubs.


Every class offered herein is covered by the rules and specifications of the current rules of EC and will be held and judged in accordance with the EC Rule Book.

If you wish to have a copy of the Canadian National Rules, please visit

A time schedule for riding and arena use will be supplied to each club at check in. When warming up, training or exercising horses under saddle, riding must only be in a designated riding ring. Suitable footwear and properly fitted, securely fastened ASTM/SEI or BSI/BS EN approved protective headgear must be worn.

Per Article A801, every entry at an EC-sanctioned competition shall constitute an agreement by the person responsible that the owner, lessee, trainer, manager, agent, coach, driver or rider and horse shall be subject to the EC constitution and all rules of EC and any additional rules set by the competition. It is the responsibility of all individuals participating in any capacity in EC-sanctioned competitions to be knowledgeable regarding the EC constitution and the applicable rules of EC and the additional rules, if any, imposed by the competition. Do not participate in this EC- sanctioned competition in any capacity if you do not consent to be bound by the constitution and rules of EC and any additional rules imposed by the competition. (A602.7)


Club Check-in: Between 2:00pm and 2:30pm on Friday March 23rd, 2018.

  Volunteer Waivers, and back-up Music USB sticks (only if not submitted with payment/waivers as preferred). You must bring proof of vaccinations to the Club Check-In (or submit with participant waivers prior to start of competition), in written form by the veterinarian. Please see the Equestrian Canada Vaulting Rules, section L201 for additional information regarding the vaccinations requirements.

** All Clubs will be required to leave an open cheque at show office at check in; to cover any outstanding fees at the end of the competition.

Please remember: There will be No Horse Inspection prior to the start of competition.

Tentative Schedule

Friday, March 23rd

Club Check In 2:00-2:30PM

Competition starts at 4:00PM

Competition ends at 7:30PM

Saturday, March 24th

Competition starts at 9:00AM

Competition ends at 5:00PM

Awards to follow at approximately 5:30pm


Offered Classes

All Walk, Trot and Canter classes will consist of one round (of both compulsories and freestyle) this includes Individual, Pairs and Squad classes. Green Horse classes will be offered per round. Cross class entries will be accepted at this competition. Please follow the permissible cross entries found in the National Rules.
Every coach, lunger and vaulter will pay a $30.00 participation fee.

Mounted Classes:

  • Fundamentals Class - $30.00
  • Walk D Under 10 - $30.00
  • Walk D - $ 30.00
  • Walk C - $ 30.00
  • Walk B - $ 30.00
  • Trot D - $ 30.00
  • Trot C - $ 30.00
  • Trot B - $ 30.00
  • Canter D - $ 40.00
  • Canter C - $ 40.00
  • Canter B - $ 40.00
  • Green Horse Class (3 minutes of your choice of performance) - $ 30.00
  • Walk B Pairs -$ 50.00 pair
  • Trot B Pairs - $ 50.00 pair
  • Canter B Pairs - $ 50.00 pair
  • Walk (B) Team of 6 (with an optional alternate) - $ 80.00 per team
  • Trot (B) Team of 6 (with an optional alternate) - $ 80.00 per team
  • B Canter Team of 6 (with an optional alternate) - $ 80.00 per team


Additional Mounted Classes offered (non-recognized):

  • Walk (D or C) Adult Challenge - $ 30.00
  • Trot (D or C) Adult Challenge - $ 30.00
  • Beginner Canter Individual (D comps in canter, freestyle in walk) - $ 30.00
  • Beginner D Canter Pairs (D comps in canter, freestyle in walk) - $ 50.00
  • Beginner C Canter Pairs (C comps in canter, freestyle in walk) - $ 50.00
  • Beginner D Canter Team (D comps in canter, freestyle in walk) - $ 80.00
  • Beginner C Canter Team (C comps in canter, freestyle in walk) - $ 80.00


Barrel Classes Offered

  • Individual Barrel Level 5 - $ 18.00
  • Individual Barrel Level 4 - $ 18.00
  • Individual Barrel Level 3 - $ 18.00
  • Individual Barrel Level 2 - $ 18.00
  • Individual Barrel Level 1 - $ 18.00
  • Barrel Pairs Beginner - $ 35.00 per pair
  • Barrel Pairs Intermediate - $ 35.00 per pair
  • Barrel Pairs Advanced - $ 35.00 per pair
  • Barrel Team Beginner - $ 70.00 per team
  • Barrel Team Intermediate - $ 70.00 per team
  • Barrel Team Advanced - $ 70.00 per team




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4601 - 46 Ave,  Olds, Alberta                                                                                                                       
(15 minutes away)

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(10 minutes away)


Saturday Lunch by Pre-order ONLY

Pulled pork on bun, includes ceasar salad, a bag of chips and water or juice for $12.00

Please pre-order through the online entry system by February 23rd, 2018 and pay with your entry fees by March 10th 2018.

Additional snacks, hot and cold drinks will be available for purchase at the venue throughout the day in the upstairs lounge.

*Food and beverages are not allowed in the riding arena area, please use the provided lounge.