A lot of kids play soccer, others play chess, and some kids do handstands on the backs of galloping horses. It's a risky pastime, but parents say it teaches concentration and is a lot less expensive than other equestrian sports — even if it does take their breath away sometimes.
A few days ago, I came across Tammy La Gorce’s article about how equestrian vaulting–“gymnastics on horseback”–is gaining popularity in areas across New York. The article follows one particularly determined performer named Miranda Marcantuno, 11, who has been riding since she was six. I thought the multimedia slide show was fun to look through to […]
Equal parts beautiful and terrifying, it's hard to argue that vaulting is one of the craziest sports of them all. c [damnfreshpics.blogspot.com] [wikimedia.com] [commons.wikimedia.org] [equestrianvaulting.tumblr.com] [discoverhorses.com] [pinterest.com] [equestrianvaulting.tumblr.com] [zimbio.com] [talktalk.co.uk] [toffiimages.de] [shiqmah.net] [tumblr.com] Go Vaulting.