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What is mounted Shooting:  Cowboy mounted shooting consist of the coordination and communication between horse and rider while they navigate a course of targets.
Each person in this fast action event is equipped with two .45 caliber single action revolvers, each loaded with five rounds of special blank ammunition. Courses are set in a variety of patterns. The first five balloons are set in a random pattern and the last five balloons are set in a straight line known as a  rundown. After the shooter has fired the fifth shot the person holsters the empty revolver and proceeds to and turns around a barrel at the far end while drawing their second revolver. The person then engages the last five balloons on the rundown. Scoring is based on the elapsed time plus a five second penalty for each missed balloon or knocked over barrel. A course of fire can take between 20 and 30 seconds.

More information about mounted shooting can be found on the Cowboy Sports Associationand on the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association webpages.