first AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championship Show will be held in
conjunction with the Pfizer AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championship Show
on March 1-3 in Houston.
The 2012 AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championship Show will be held in
conjunction with the Pfizer
AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championship Show as part of the
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
AQHA is teaming with the Cowboy
Mounted Shooting Association for this event. Cowboy mounted shooting,
formed in 1991, is a fast-action timed event in which riders use two .45-caliber
single-action revolvers each loaded with five rounds of specially prepared blank
ammunition to pop balloons on a course in an arena.
Cowboy mounted shooting is an AQHA-approved event. The first AQHA cowboy mounted
shooting points were earned at the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association National
Championship on April 14, 2011, in Tunica,
. The qualifying period for the 2012 Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championship
ended at the CMSA World Championship, which was October 18-23, 2011, in
AQHA class divisions will be offered at the 2012 AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting
For more information on the Pfizer Versatility World and Cowboy Mounted Shooting
World, please visit www.aqha.com/versatility.
in 1940, the American Quarter Horse Association is the largest equine breed
organization in the world. With headquarters in
, AQHA has a membership of more than 300,000 people in 86 countries and has
registered more than 5 million horses in 95 countries.
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