We all know that vaulting is a special form of dance that amplifies the connection between horse and vaulter and it is up to us to make sure that this connection is expressed to the audience. We can all appreciate how tough this is, and to continue to express through the music whilst trying to focus on maintaining strength and harmony is no doubt the most difficult part of vaulting. With the scoring system making the artistic element increasingly important, maintaining expression is paramount along with having a great variety of moves. Here we will show you how the judges score you to help to further understand the artistic scoring system, as well as give you hints and tips on how to improve your artistic score.Read More
Horses and their maintenance are expensive and most vaulters have experienced times when they don’t have a horse. Some insiders of our sport (we cannot mention them yet) have told us that they made a proposal: To include vaulting on a bike instead of on a horse in competitions. This new vaulting trend would facilitate many vaulters to compete on a moving item and to improve their balance.Read More
Last Sunday we had the chance to visit the BLEYER Volti-Magic Show at Equitana 2019 in Essen (Germany). We had a great time and would like to tell you more about this stunning event and share some impressions in this article!Read More
The 3rd edition of the American Vaulting Association (AVA) Education Symposium counts the best keynote speakers and clinicians, who are all meeting in Las Vegas, USA from the 6th to the 10th of March.
After the time of cold weather, holidays, cozy Christmas movies, practicing new freestyle moves, improving compulsories and a lot of fitness, the new season has started. It is the time to make new goals and make dreams come true. It might be possible that one of your goals is to compete in your first international vaulting competition: a Concours de Voltige International (CVI). If this is the very first time for you as a vaulter, it can be a real challenge to figure out what you need to know, what you need to prepare and what to expect. We have some tips for you and we asked some well experienced vaulters and coaches to give their advice.
What would a vaulting squad be without a whole lot of team love and harmony? It might be the most important part of our sport, since everything we do together on the horseback wouldn’t work without trust. Especially if new vaulters joined your team it’s a good idea to build an equally strong bond with the new squad to vault as harmonious as before. Here are 5 ideas on how to get a really close bond and build up trust in each other:
We were lucky meet Christoph Lensing, a living vaulting legend, who has been World Champion three times, European Champion three times and German Champion four times, at the FEI World Equestrian Games 2018 in Tryon. Watch our video interview with him (in German with English subtitles!)
Equestrian vaulters use to be very creative and innovative. We would like to present you 6 vaulting challenges we have discovered. Read on and challenge yourself! And don’t forget to send us videos of your attempts!