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
Vaulting is the performance of gymnastic and dance-like movements to music on a moving horse.
EVABC Memberships are part of the Horse Council BC Membership system. You can purchase your 2014 EVABC Membership at the same time as your HCBC membership or at a later date.
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.
Welcome to VaultCanada! Equestrian Vaulting is the FEI Discipline of gymnastics, acrobatics, and dance on the back of a moving horse.
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.
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All clubs listed on this page are official and current member clubs of the EVABC and have at least one certified Trainer/Coach.
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.
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:
The new format for entering USEF rated competitions and CVI's is in place. Please sign up through the online registration system for the following competitions:
It is widely known that helmets should not be used when vaulting, but less widely understood why.
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.
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.
This page contains some helpful links for sites that you will probably need sooner or later :)
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.
In Canada, we have Provincial and Equine Canada Judges. Provincial Judges can judge provincial events as well as Equine Canada divisions up to and including Canter B. Equine Canada Judges can judge Provincial events and all Equine Canada divisions.
Thank you to Bretta DeLuca for putting together this excellent overview of what to expect at a vaulting competition!