Sport Canada has produced version two of the Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) resource paper entitled "Canadian Sport for Life". This paper is a must read for all coaches, upper-level athletes, and anyone else who works closely with them.
Download a copy of this paper as a .PDF file here: Canadian Sport for Life V2.0
The Terms of Reference is the governing document that describes how this Equine Canada Discipline committee is structured and conducts its business.
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 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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 .
If the answer to a question you are looking for is not here, please let us know at [email protected] !
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.
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:
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.
The EVABC will have our Annual General Meeting on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 8 pm. You will be able to join this meeting by conference call, so we hope there is a good representation from all BC clubs.
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 :)
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.
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.
The EVABC will hold our Annual General Meeting on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 7 pm. You will be able to join this meeting by conference call, so we hope there is a good representation from all BC clubs.
Thank you to Bretta DeLuca for putting together this excellent overview of what to expect at a vaulting competition!