For this article we went to the perspective training initiated by Claire de Ridder to see how the training looked like. Our Vaulting World Editor Debbie went on the road to talk to her and take some pictures of the vaulters. She also had the chance to ask them a few questions so you can meet them, too.Read More
In the Netherlands Claire de Ridder has initiated a new talent scouting program for vaulters who stand out at early age. This so called perspective training offers young vaulters the chance to develop their skills and be able to join the national team. We have talked to Claire about this young talent training!Read More
Vaulting is still a very small sport, but it looks like a new country got into the community: Ukraine! The development of our beautiful discipline largly rest on personal initiatives such as opening a new club, educating people interested in vaulting with clinics, or many other options to make the community bigger and bigger. But can you imagine how is it to get started with vaulting from scratch in a new country? How is it possible to grow such a project in an environment where people have no clue of what we do and how?
We have talked to Anthony Bro-Petit about his experiences in Ukraine!
The first Latin American Vaulting Forum took place in Bogotá, Colombia from the 23rd to the 26th of January 2020. It was a four-days event organized for judges and coaches, vaulters and anyone else interested in the sport. The goal of the Forum was to develop the discipline in Latin American countries.Read More
At the World Championships 2015 in Ermelo, Netherlands, we have seen an Ecuadorian Junior Team, which consisted of Marielisa Diez, Soledad Hidalgo, Raphaela Garcés, Alegría Cruz, Isabella Cobo, María Judith Salvador, Manuela Martínez and María Luz Carrillo. The girls have worked hard with their lunger Ararat Martín in Madrid before travelling to Ermelo and show their freestyle.
Luxembourg is one of the smallest vaulting nations, but they are doing a great job to be able to compete at an international stage sometimes. We have talked to Laura Thill, member of the only vaulting team in Luxembourg „Volti-Team Lëtzebuerg“ about their plans and progress.
Unfortunately, the Russian team wasn’t very lucky at last year’s FEI European Championships in Austria. They had problems getting visas to enter the EU and finally decided to compete with 5 instead of 6 vaulters. And if that wasn’t enough, they had troubles with their horse and couldn’t perform their freestyle rounds. However, the past is gone and now they are looking forward to the FEI World Equestrian Games 2018!
We have talked to Alejandra Orozco, the first and so far only Mexican to compete at international vaulting competitions and hopefully at the World Equestrian Games 2018 in Tryon. As one of the pioneers in equestrian vaulting in Mexico she is doing a great job promoting our beautiful discipline in Latin America and around the whole world. Read on to learn more about her challenges:Read More