Vaulting

Contacts

The competition will be run according to BEV rules for Pre Novice Individuals, Pairs and Teams and will be scored accordingly.  The full BEV rules can be found in the BEV rule book on line http://britishvaulting.org/get-involved/rules/bev-rules/

Team Competition

  • Teams are made up of 6 vaulters, one horse and a lunger. The vaulting team may include up to 2 non-disabled vaulters who must be RDA volunteers. 

There are three elements of the competition which will run consecutively and music should be used in all three sections.

  1. Run in and bow to the judge. Bow to judge and run out at the end.
  2. Pre novice compulsories. These can be found in the BEV rule book and for the team may be performed in walk or canter on either rein.
  3. The freestyle section should include work in singles and pairs but not in threes.  Freestyle should be performed in walk. Time allowed for freestyle is 4 minutes (max).

Pairs Competition

This will be run as an open competition with no age restrictions.

  • On the barrel, pre novice compulsories and freestyle
  • On the horse, walk compulsories and walk freestyle

Individual Competition

Individuals will be split into 3 age groups:

  1. 10 years and under
  2. 11 – 16 years
  3. 17 years and over

Classes will be split so that individuals can choose to perform on the barrel or horse.  They will not be permitted to do compulsories on the horse then freestyle on the barrel or vice versa.  Classes will be as follows:

  • On the barrel, pre novice compulsories and freestyle – all ages
  • On the horse, walk compulsories and walk freestyle – all ages
  • On the horse pre novice canter compulsories and walk freestyle – all ages
  • On the horse pre novice canter compulsories and canter freestyle – all ages

If insufficient entries, age groups in classes will be amalgamated.

For full Vaulting rules please see the RDA Rule Book.

 

Page Last Updated: October 16, 2019