Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Sydney Yalshevec

Rough Riders come to Kimball


Sydney Yalshevec

Debra Harty rides around the rodeo arena, readying for a round of mounted shooting.

This past weekend Kimball got a real treat. The Wyoming Rough Riders Cowboy Mounted Shooting Club put on a display of talented athleticism at the Kimball Rodeo Arena.

The Wyoming Rough Riders, established in 1997, are a Wyoming based club that participate in mounted shooting. Mounted shooting involves the competitor riding their horse through an arena and shooting black powder blanks at balloon targets. The goal is to hit all the targets with the least amount of penalties in the fastest amount of time.

The president of the Rough Riders is Debra Harty. Her love of horses and guns is what dr...

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