Equestrian Vaulting Ireland
Equestrian Vaulting is a sport that
• combines HORSEMANSHIP with GYMNASTICS.
• IMPROVES FITNESS
• ENCOURAGES TEAMWORK
• HELPS COMMUNICATION SKILLS
• IMPROVES SELF-CONFIDENCE
Charlotte Rimaud who lives and trains in France was Ireland’s first international 3* individual vaulter. She represented Ireland at CVIs in France, the Netherlands, England, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary and Australia. Along with her sister Chloé, they represented Ireland in 1* Pas de Deux in Belgium, winning two years in a row.
International Vaulting competitions are referred to as CVI and may be 1*,2* and 3*.
-1* & 2* compulsories and freestyle on both days of competition
3* compulsories and freestyle on first day technical test and freestyle on second day, though most CVIs only do 3 rounds compulsories, technical and freestyle.