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2011-02-03 / Community News

Cowboy Shooters Coming to Lee County

The Texas Mounted Shooter, the local chapter of the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association (CMSA), announced recently that they will hold their End of the Winter Blast competition in Giddings at the Lee County Sheriff’s Posse Arena. The event will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2011.

Some of the state’s top riders and horses will be competing in a non- stop, high- speed, action riding and shooting contest that promises to “thrill you all the way down to your boots.”

In Brief - Cowboy Mounted Shooting is the fastest growing equine sport in the nation. Mounted contestants compete in this fast action timed event using two .45 caliber single action revolvers each loaded with five rounds of specially prepared blank ammunition.

The C.M.S.A. has a variety of levels of competition for everyone, ranging from novice levels to the seasoned professional. Courses of fire are set in a variety of patterns.

The Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association, better known as the CMSA, is the national organization that governs the sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting. Dubbed by many as the “ultimate western shooting and riding challenge,” Cowboy Mounted Shooting is sighted in for shooters and riders who want to combine the romance of the Old West, with the excitement of a high speed shooting and riding competition.

For more information on Texas Mounted Shooters, visit their website at www.texasmountedshooters.com.

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