Steely-Eyed Mounted Cowboys Killing Balloons -- Here's the Video

There's nothing more Western than a determined cowboy on horseback shooting a pistol.

The Mounted Shooting competition has quickly gained a lot of fans at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, with its thundering hooves, echoing gunshots and balloon explosions.

Here's video of this year's event by Allison McPhail:

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