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What is Cowboy Mounted Shooting?

The Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association┬« is the fastest growing equestrian 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 Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association "C.M.S.A." has a variety of levels of competition for everyone, ranging from novice levels to the seasoned professional, and now has over 13,000 members from all over the world. 

The Show Me Mounted Shooters are a Central Missouri-based local branch of the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association, with many diverse and talented members. Originally founded in 2002 with just a few cowboys and cowgirls interested in bringing the sport of mounted shooting to Missouri, the club has since grown and expanded to include over fifty members, and many entire families that regularly compete and enjoy the truly unique sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting! 

Thanks in huge part to our sister clubs throughout the state, Missouri is now consistently ranked as one of the top states for mounted shooting and competitors from the state of Missouri are well known within our sport as some of the toughest mounted shooters in the world! If you would like to learn more about hanging out and learning from some truly dedicated and motivated horsemen and women and also become both a part of history AND the future, please don't hesitate to contact us! For more general information on the sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting please visit www.cowboymountedshooting.com.