Equestrian vaulting or simply vaulting is most often described as gymnastics and dance on horse back, which can be praticed competitively and non- competitively.
Vaulting has a history as an equestrian act at circuses, but its original stretch back at least two thousand years
It is opened to both men and women and is one of the ten equstrian disciplines recongnised by the international federation of equestrian sports
It is well established in Germany and Switzerland and is growing in other Western countries.
Vaulting was first introduce in the United States in the 1950s and 60s but was limited only to California and other area of the west coast
More recently it is beginning to gain popularity in the United States northeast
Venue used are generally indoor area with dirt or similar footing suitable for the horse
The equipments used for equstrian vaulting include: