Interactive Vaulting is an equine-assisted activity in which students perform compulsory and freestyle movements on and around the horse. According to the individual needs of the vaulter, movements may be very simple, such as sitting without holding the surcingle, or more complex as in kneeling or standing on the horse’s back.

  • Increases body and spatial awareness, balance, coordination
  • Promotes strength, stamina, flexibility and range of motion
  • Enhances verbalization and fosters communication
  • Builds teamwork and leadership skills
  • Builds confidence, self-esteem and trust in self and others
  • Increases focus and concentration, processing and motor planning, problem solving
  • Creates bond with and empathy for the horse
  • Offers individualized instruction while mounted and introduces all gaits in a short period of time