photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph
Shelby Degeare, 16, of Sanger, Texas, shoots a blank cartridge at a balloon target with a .45 pistol during the Cowboy Mounted Shooting event at the 1836 Chuckwagon Race in Neches, Texas Friday March 7, 2014. The 1836 Chuckwagon Race at Diamond B Ranch is a week long celebration of western culture centering around Texas Independence Day weekend. Cowboy Mounted Shooting is a timed event where competitors use two pistols while riding a horse or mule through balloon targets. Each balloon missed is a five second penalty.