Victoria-Anne, pupil from St Andrew’s School for Girls in Bedfordview, has had a very successful year and achieved a total of 12 -1st places and 8-2nd places in the U10 & U12 Sanesa and Vasa vaulting Competitions throughout the year in E Grade, D Grade Novice and Squad – Levels 1 and 3).

Victoria-Anne was chosen for the Gauteng Equestrian A Team for Vaulting to represent Gauteng at the SA National Championships in Stellenbosch Western Cape in September this year where she won all her categories, a total of 6 1st Places,  on Horse and Barrel as well as being crowned as over-all National Champion and Top score winner in E-grade and Level 1 with the second Highest score of the entire competition across all age groups and all levels and grades.

At the Annual National Sanesa Prize Giving in September this year – Victoria-Anne was awarded her Certificate of Merit for Vaulting Horse and Certificate of Merit for Barrel and was awarded her Equestrian School Provincial Colours.

Victoria-Anne Robinson-Monteiro

At the Annual Vasa South Africa Equestrian Prize Giving early in October of this year – Victoria-Anne was awarded “Top U10 E Grade Vaulter – 2019”.

Victoria-Anne was selected for the South African Equestrian Team for Vaulting to represent South Africa at the Tri-Nations Cup in Mauritius.  Only a selected amount of athletes per country are chosen and the team left for Mauritius on the 14th of October 2019 and returned 22 October 2019 having won the Tri-Nations Cup 2019 with Victoria-Anne having the highest score in her grade, winning all her categories, a total of 4 x 1st places and overall winner for top score in Barrel and overall winner and top score for horse across all age groups.

Victoria-Anne will be travelling to Chilliwack in British Columbia, Canada in May 2020 to compete in Canada’s National Vaulting Competition.