Vaulting is a specialised discipline within equestrian sport.
The Perry Vaulting Group is unique in the West Midlands and continues to grow in popularity. Participation in vaulting leads to increased self confidence, improved balance and core control, improved fitness and social skills amongst many other positives.
Feedback from parents proves the benefits of vaulting to be many and participation in the sport can commence from as young as 6 and go on into the 20s.
Comments from the parent of a 9 year old girl with Aspergers and Dyspraxia
The Perry Group runs a series of Open Days where the benefits of vaulting can be explained to schools or clubs interested in this sport.
More details about the Open Days can be found here and some of the vaulting demonstrated at the Perry Group July Open day can be seen here. The Group uses Great Bear and Stubbs in the vaulting sessions.
For further reading, the Learning to move paper by Sports Coach UK discusses the importance of fundamental movement skills (agility, balance, coordination) in teenagers through sport while Basic Vaulting Good Practice Guidelines details team discipline and the approach, mount, dismount and getaway phases of vaulting.
Perry Group RDA
Fund-raising days - Dancing with Horses at Walford College - 5st April 2009
This event was a huge success, enjoyed by approximately 200 spectators, and raised over £3,000 for the Group and the new centre .
Included was a demonstration of Tina vaulting on Spotty
This very well supported event included a demonstration by the English Vaulting Squad with Julie McNally
tel: 0845 450 6714
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