A New Challenge Awaits

Former Police Officer Enjoys Competing

 

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Dan Howe, Photo credit: Selena McGovern

After 23 years on the force, retired Seattle police officer Dan Howe was looking for a new challenge. He’d been trail riding and packing for 30 years but after coming out to a WWMS practice, he was attracted to, as he says, “Having to do multiple things at one time,” shooting, riding, and handling a course running fast. So Dan, with his homebred AQHA mare Lightning, started cowboy mounted shooting two years ago at age 70. “Competing,” he says, “is something that makes you feel young.” If you’re interested in a new challenge, come check out WWMS practices in Sultan on the weekends, weather permitting.

To find out more, contact Jennifer Burnell, paintrider@comcast.net or join us on Facebook: WESTERN WASHINGTON MOUNTED SHOOTERS.

Club web site westernwashingtonmountedshooters.com.

Shooting Schedule:

July 23-24  Western Washington Mounted Shooters Sharp Shooters Series – Sedro-Woolley Rodeo Arena

Sept. 2-4  South Sound Mounted Shooters – Rock N Horse Arena Rochester Wa

Sept.10-11  Western Washington Mounted Shooters Sharp shooters Series – Sultan Wa.

 

Published in July 2016 Issue

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