Fast shooters – photo essay

The Manitoba Mounted Shooting Association held its last shoot of the season Sept. 19-20 at the Double Z Arena near Miami, Man.

Cowboy mounted shooting is a timed sport that combines skills such as barrel racing, pole bending and reining, as well as shooting two .45 calibre single action revolvers.

Competitors shoot 10 balloon targets while making their way through a variety of courses. | Jeannette Greaves photos

Riders shoot with black powder blanks, although those younger than 17 use cap guns. | Jeannette Greaves photo

Jade Unrau of Manitoba looks for targets. | Jeannette Greaves photo

Curtis Clausen of Alberta keeps his eye on the next target. | Jeannette Greaves photo

Jose McEwan from Manitoba shares a moment with her horse. | Jeannette Greaves photo

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