AGM for EVABC June 4, 2017 at 7:00pm
More info to follow.
The Alberta Equestrian Vaulting Association was created as a non-profit society in 2004 with three founding member clubs; fourteen years of growth later, there are seven vaulting clubs in Alberta, all of which are active and competitive.
Qualifications for Vaulting Stewards in Canada
Equestrian Canada stewards (minimum Recorded 2 - elegible for Silver and Bronze competitions) who are interested in adding vaulting to their credentials may apply to VaultCanada for certification as a vaulting steward.
A prospective vaulting steward must shadow at a minimum of one Equestrian Canada recognized bronze-silver-gold vaulting competition under the supervision of a certified VaultCanada vaulting steward.
The Horse Council of British Columbia has announced the equestrian athletes selected to compete at the BC Summer Games. Vaulting made its first appearance at the BC Summer Games in 2010 and in only 4 years it is now the equestrian sport with the largest number of qualified athletes. The record number of 14 vaulters that qualified will each represent the zones in which they reside
The Saskatchewan Equestrian Vaulting Association (SEVA) is a non-profit corporation, founded in 2010 by a small group of interested vaulters and parents from the Living Skies Vaulting Club. The SEVA is recognized by the Saskatchewan Horse Federation (SHF) as the Provincial Vaulting Organization for the province.
In Canada, we have Provincial and National Judges. Provincial Judges can judge provincial events as well as Equestrian Canada divisions up to and including Canter B. National Judges can judge Provincial events and all Equestrian Canada divisions.
When you want to enter an event like a CVI or world championships, the requirements are quite different than what you would expect at regular Canadian vaulting competitions. You will be entering on behalf of your country so this involves both Equine Canada and the International Equestrian Federation.
Equestrian Canada has simplified the process for renewing your FEI Registration, for those vaulters who are competing at CVIs. Instead of printing out and faxing/scanning a PDF to send to the EC office, you can now just grab your Sport License Number and password (same as your Sport License renewal) and head over to this link:
FEI ID Number Renewal
The Equestrian Canada Rules for Vaulting in Canada state in Article L301 that: "The criteria for scoring is explained in detail in the FEI Guidelines for Vaulting Judges which is published annually on the FEI Vaulting Website." The notices posted here are supplemental to the FEI Guidelines for cases where the FEI Guidelines do not cover specifics needed in the context of the Canadian rules and/or competition systems.
The Provincial Vaulting Trainer Program has been established since 1995 and is recognized by Horse Council BC, the Alberta Equestrian Federation, and the Saskatchewan Horse Federation.
The EVA of BC is a registered not-for-profit society, with the mandate to support and grow the sport of equestrian vaulting (or “vaulting” for short) in British Columbia through education and actively supporting the development of coaches, clubs and vaulters. The EVA of BC operates under its Constitution and By-Laws .
The VaultCanada Sport Committee has established this selection process in order to determine representatives for Canada at the World Vaulting Championships and/or the World Equestrian Games. Specifically, the selection process set out below will ensure a fair method of selecting the National Team using objective criteria.
The FEI has announced the 2018 WEG qualifying criteria for the period of January 1, 2017 to the yet to be determined cut off date in 2018.
2018 WEG Selection Criteria
2018 WEG Athlete Declaration Form
The Deadline to Declare to Vault Canada for Squad, Individual, Pas de Deux is March 21, 2018
The EC Games Portal for Declarations by all potential athletes can be found here:
This deadline is January 15th, 2018.
The Selection Criteria for the position of Chef d'equipe for Vaulting can be found here:
Vaulting Chef d'equipe Selection Criteria
To meet the minimum annual updating requirements of this certification, trainers must submit proof of their attendance at approved courses/seminars/clinics. All instructional events organized by your provincial vaulting organization are automatically approved for upgrading, as are all such events organized by your provincial equestrian sport organization. All other educational events must be preapproved by the chair of your provincial vaulting organization's Education Committee.
Welcome to VaultCanada! Equestrian Vaulting is the FEI Discipline of gymnastics, acrobatics, and dance on the back of a moving horse.
This national program was approved on 2012-03-19 by the VaultCanada Sport Committee. Levels 1 through 5 are administered and managed provincially, while levels 6 through 8 are administered and managed nationally.
All clubs listed on this page are official and current member clubs of the EVABC and have at least one certified Trainer/Coach.
This page contains information about, and downloads for, National, Provincial, and FEI rules plus the Guidelines for both barrel competitions and other unrecognized classes that may be offered in Canadian competitions. Also included are links to the FEI Guidelines and Code of Points.
At this time, this program is only available in BC. The BC Ministry of Education has approved the application by the EVABC granting high school credits to vaulters who achieve significant milestones in their careers. The program provides opportunities for the following credits:
If the answer to a question you are looking for is not here, please let us know at [email protected] !
This page provides a technical overview of how to calculate the force a vaulter experiences during a fall, including an introduction to g-force calculations with references and sources, an official test method that uses readily available tools, comparisons to other sports, and finally, recommendations specific to vaulting.
This page contains some helpful links for sites that you will probably need sooner or later :)
Membership in the AEVA is open to anyone who is interested in vaulting; two types of memberships are available:
VaultCanada is the Discipline Committee of Equine Canada
For general enquiries about vaulting in Canada, please email [email protected]
Vaulting is the performance of gymnastic and dance-like movements to music on a moving horse.
Horses entering CVI 3* or a CVI outside of Canada must have an FEI Passport. Horses must be micro chipped in order to recieve the Passport and FEI ID number. The FEI passport currently costs $348 and you can apply for it here:
FEI Passport Apllication Form
Canadian Horses entering a CVI 1,2* in Canada require an FEI ID Number, and a Canadian EC National Passport. Horses require a micro chip for the FEI ID Number. The EC National passport costs $150 and you can get the application here:
EC National Passport Apllication
All horses entering a CVI must have all their vaccinations up to date and entered into their relevant passport.
Every Vaulter, Lunger and Horse is required to have an FEI ID number.
Each year your FEI number needs to be renewed.
You can renew it here: