Yoga is defined as an art, harmonizing the body, mind, and spirit. By practicing different yoga techniques you can improve your flexibility, balance, strength, especially core strength and your inner peace and focus: actually all the skills you need to be a good vaulter, too! So, why don’t you try out some yoga exercises once in awhile to vary your training routine?
Dear Vaulting World,
You had the chance to win beautiful key rings made by DisagrEE Online. Thank you to all participants for sending us your creative photos of doing a flag on a horse, barrel, bike, cow or whatever!
The choice was hard to make, so we decided to announce three winners for our contest:
After a long time of absence we saw a Finnish junior squad at the FEI World Championships this year. There are only a few junior teams competing in canter in Finland (AG Team Calitos, AG Junior Team and Team Equillence for example). AG Junior Team Finland was finally chosen to represent Finland at the end of last year.
If you don’t live in a German speaking country or in a country where equestrian vaulting has already become a more or less developed discipline, it might be difficult to get adequate vaulting material. Vaulting whips for example are quite expensive and difficult to transport. In the following we will show you how we made our own telescope whip with little money.
Kristian Roberts, international representative of the USA, WEG competitor and US champion, gave us some interesting insights on his trainings and planning for the FEI World Equestrian Games 2018: The USA might surprise us with a completely new team. Keep on reading and train like the US champion!
After the championship is before the championship: The World & European Championships 2017 have just ended, but the athletes already have to get prepared for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018, coming very soon.
The event will take place at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina, USA, from the 10th to the 23rd of September 2018.
We all remember the fabulous arena in Normandy, France, where the emotion was palpable and where we shared the beauty of our sport to the world. Four years of waiting and the fever rises again. We gathered for you some essential information about the Games:
As at every World & European Championship we have seen many interesting freestyle themes and catsuits. We have made a selection of those that caught our attention because of their amazing elaboration and little details that perfectly underline the theme of the freestyle in a very creative way.
Kristina Boe was part of the top level female individuals these days at the FEI European Championships. She just impressed everyone with her technical test and her stunning freestyles in Ebreichsdorf and won the gold medal for Germany! We are proud to share with you the insights of her vaulting lifestyle and trainings. Train like the European Champion!
You are going to an international training camp, the Vaulting World Championships or the Vaulting European Championships and are still lacking some vaulting vocabulary? We have the solution for you: our Vaulting Wiki! We have prepared the translations of the most important vaulting terms in English, German, French and Spanish.