Guns, Balloons And Horses: Inside The Hottest Sport Coming To The Stock Show (Video)

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"It's pretty cool," she said.

Chapman is an up-and-coming cowboy mounted shooter. The competition pairs barrel racing with target practice. Riders are timed as they run one of fifty patterns in a rodeo arena. The winner is the rider who can dispatch ten balloon targets in the shortest time.

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De Chapman takes aim and fires at a cowboy mounted shooter competition.

Biven Chapman plans to compete along with her mom, De Chapman, who got her involved in the sport. Both joined Colorado Matters host Nathan Heffel to explain the rapidly growing sport and lay out their expectations for the competition.