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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to all competitors and to our new Canadian National Champions!
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.
All vaulters who are competing outside of Canada, at either an FEI event or a National event in that country, must use the online registration system in this website to register for foreign entries. If you have any question, please contact our Foreign Entries Secretary .
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.
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
It is widely known that helmets should not be used when vaulting, but less widely understood why. This page introduces the basics, while our Fall g-Force Calculator page goes into all the details, provides a tool to help assess the level of risk, and states the Risk Management Guidelines for Vaulting.
The Terms of Reference is the governing document that describes how this Equine Canada Discipline committee is structured and conducts its business.
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:
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VaultCanada is the Discipline Committee of Equine Canada
For general enquiries about vaulting in Canada, please email [email protected]
This page contains some helpful links for sites that you will probably need sooner or later :)
Thank you to Bretta DeLuca for putting together this excellent overview of what to expect at a vaulting competition!
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.