Mounted  Archery  Association  of  The  Americas

Registered Instructor Levels

WELCOME!

Here you will find information on how to be a registered instructor for using MA3 insurance and teaching outside your MA3 chapter. At the bottom of the page you will find a list/bios of all MA3 Registered Instructors at the three levels we support. We feel these individuals have the required knowledge to successfully train you in mounted archery for private lessons, clinics or to help you begin a chapter.

To be a Registered Instructor you must fill out the Application Below, fill out the Instructor Waiver below, agree to follow MA3 range safety protocol, and pay an annual fee for insurance.

MA3 Registered Instructor (Level 1)

 

MA3 approves small clinics with up to six students/participants. These  small clinics are approved for beginners.

 

Requirements:

  • Be a registered MA3 member for at least 6 months

  • Be ranked minimum Student Level 4

  • Have completed one clinic from an Instructor who has been active in horse archery for a minimum of four years

  • Have competed in at least one MA3 Competition with 12+ competitors

  • Have participated in at least one Postal Match

  • Able to demonstrate and teach both Thumb and Three-finger (Mediterranean) releases

  • Able to teach at least two styles/variations of nocking an arrow

 

MA3 Registered Clinician (Level 2)

 

MA3 approves clinics with up to twelve students/participants. Registered clinicians may teach all levels of mounted archers from beginner to advanced.

 

Requirements:

  • Be a registered MA3 member for at least two years

  • Be ranked at least Horse Archer 2

  • Have completed at least two clinics from an Instructor who has been active in horse archery for minimum of four years

  • Have competed in at least three MA3 Competitions with 20+ competitors

  • Have participated in at least three Postal Matches

  • Able to demonstrate and teach both Thumb and Three-finger (Mediterranean) releases

  • Ability to teach at least three styles/variations of nocking an arrow

 

MA3 Registered Coach (Level 3)

 

MA3 approves clinics with unlimited number of students/participants.  Registered coaches may teach all levels of mounted archers from beginner to advanced.  

 

Requirements:

 

  • Have been a registered MA3 member for at least 3 years

  • Be ranked at least Horse Archer 3

  • Have taken at least two clinics from Instructors who have been active in horse archery for a minimum of four years

  • Have competed in at least four MA3 Competitions with 20+ competitors

  • Have competed in at least one International (OUT of country) Competition

  • Have participated in at least four Postal Matches

  • Able to demonstrate and teach both Thumb and Three-finger (mediterranean) releases

  • Can teach at least three styles/variations of nocking an arrow

Registered Instructor List

Lukas Novotny

MA3 Registered Coach

Lukas Novotny was born in 1961 in the former Czechoslovakia, where he was trained as a glass sculptor at the University of Applied Arts in Prague.  He immigrated in 1983 to the United States at age of 21, and initially had a successful career as a glass artist.  In 1990 Lukas  decided to start pursuing  his childhood passion for traditional bows and in 1997 he founded the Saluki Bow Company, and has been full time bowyer since then.

Known for making some of the most refined and high performing modern interpretations of asian style bows, Lukas Novotny is also a  successful trainer and a competitor in mounted archery.  He is a "World Horseback Archery Federation - WHAF"  Certified First Grade Instructor having given clinics and demonstrations all over the world. As one of the pioneers of Mounted Archery in the US and Brazil, Lukas is a lifetime member and is co-founder and former President of the "Mounted Archery Association of the Americas - MA3"  back in 2005.

Lukas started practicing Horseback Archery, in the year of 1998,  after having met legendary Kassai Lajos during a demonstration in Michigan, USA . One year later,  Lukas helped organize, and participated in the first Mounted Archery festival in the US, which took place in Fort Dodge,  Iowa in 1999.

Lukas Novotny has been competing and teaching internationally as a Mounted Archer since 2005 and collecting medals and awards across the world.  He has co-written the book “Mounted Archery of Americas” and appeared in multiple tv/media features including  History Channel, Discovery Channel, CNN’s Great Big Story among others...

More info about Lukas Novotny, his bows, clinics and achievements you can find on his website: www.salukibow.com.

Contact Lukas at 419-205-0487.  Located in Umatilla, FL.  

Diana Troyk

MA3 Registered Coach

My name is Diana Troyk and as of July 4, 2017 I will be 66.  I have been riding since I was 3 on my grandfathers farm and friends horses, got my first horse at 10 who I had for 25 years and have since had two other horses, one for 17 years and currently one for 9 years.

At 49 in 2002, I was introduced to mounted archery by Misa Tsuyoshi  who told me about a clinic the next year instructed by Lukas Novotny. So I learned and practiced for a year until I went and took the clinic in 2003 and I was hooked.  I took 2 other clinics before holding my own in Scottsdale, AZ.  I have now been teaching mounted archery since 2007 .  I have a course set up in the Rio Verde Valley of Scottsdale, AZ.  Our club is named “Desert Warriors of the South West”. 

I have competed in Korea 6 times, Poland, Japan and Mongolia. I have competed in the first 2010 US International and held my own International competition in 2016.  Also in 2016, I was on the first World Martial Arts Masterships team.

I hold an MA3 Mentor Instructor level 3 and hold one of only 2 in the US International Mounted Archery Instructors degree.

Contact Di at 414-617-3843.  Located in Scottsdale, AZ.

Cody Lee Jones

MA3 Registered Coach

Cody’s journey in horseback archery began in 2012 when he started lessons with renowned horsewoman and archer Katie Stearns and joined the Broken Arrow Mounted Archers group in Washington State

Since then he has participated in over 12 competitions including the 2013 European Open Championship in Turkey and the 2016 Grunwald Battlefield International Competition in Poland, as well as live demonstrations around the Pacific NW.

Cody has studied horseback archery with several gold medalists and WHAF world champions including Lukas Novotny, Cozmei Mihai, Wojtek Osiecki, AMM Archery Group in Poland, Holm Neumann, Katie Stearns, and many others.

Most recently Cody has been elected to the MA3 Board of Directors where he is currently serving as President.

Contact Cody at codyleejones@gmail.com.  Located in Buckley, WA.

Serena Lynn

MA3 Registered Coach

My name is Serena Lynn and I have been riding for 20yrs. I have been doing mounted archery for 5 years. Before mounted archery, for 3 years I was a vet tech for a large an small animal vet. In 2014 I quit and began traveling for horse archery and representing MA3 and the USA around the world. I have been with MA3 since 2013 and have competed in 21 competitions in varying states; as well as countries like Poland, France, Korea, & Hungary. I have medal-ed in numerous MA3 competitions and placed top ten in several courses in international events. I have taken instruction and clinics with Lukas Novotny and AMM Archery's Anna Sokolska & Michal Choczaj. I am currently  ranked a Horse Archer 4, am the MA3 Chapter Liaison on the Board of Directors as well as an active clinician for MA3.

Contact Serena at 210-355-6818.  Located in New Braunfels, TX.

Joey Ogburn

MA3 Registered Clinician

I have been doing mounted archery a little over 3 years. I consider myself always a student. I feel my expertise is truly with training horses for this incredible sport. Greg and I are a team and will be working together. I am a 6 time medalist in MA3 competitions and a bronze medalist at the 2015 WHAF World Championships in the USA team Massahee.

Contact Joey at 602-400-0826.  Located in Scottsdale, AZ.

Greg Ogburn

MA3 Registered Coach

I have been riding horses most of my life with an early background in Gymkhana, Team Roping, and Polo. I Spent my 20's away from horses while focusing on my career in aviation where I am currently an Airbus Captain for American Airlines. My wife Joey and I got back into horses in 2003 and I started in Mounted Archery three years ago in 2014. I was initially trained by MA3 President Diana Troyk, and clinics by Lukas Novotny. I have competed in Six MA3 competitions earning a total of 6 Gold, 5 Silver, and 5 Bronze medals. My International experience consist of Yabusame in Australia, and three times at the WHAF World Championships where I am a five time medalist and the 2016 Silver Medalist in the Single Shot. I have been an MA3 member since 2014, am ranked at Horse Archer Level 4, and currently the United States Representative to the IHAA.

Contact Greg at 602-400-0826.  Located in Scottsdale, AZ.

BJ Smith

MA3 Registered Instructor

I remember when I first started in 2009 and was introduced not only to archery but throw in a horse and you have a whole new sport. Who knew you could have so much fun. Like getting a do-over to be a kid!!!

My first clinic was in 2010 given by the great Holm Newmann & Katie Stearns. Hosted by Diana Troyk. Three top instructors who demonstrated great patience and the art of enjoyment. They also illustrated their experience by the knowledge they had acquired during their many international travels. Fortunately for me, the combination of Holm, Katie and my mentor Di, gave me the skills that changed my life. My ally, Di, and I have given several demos and successful clinics where we've been invited to return to demonstrate our artistry.

As a matter of fact, since the embarkment of this astounding journey I've attended annually a multitude of competitions in the U.S. as well as Korea, and Brazil.

I've been a score keeper, judge, timer, counselor to the anguished, and last November 2016, assisted in hosting our first international competitive event for the Desert Warriors of The South West. I believe we had 35 competitors and twelve were internationals.

Last but not least, I feel very blessed to belong to an amazing MA3 Chapter DWSW of Scottsdale, Arizona whose core belief is to allow our students to take their skill to the highest level possible and most of all, HAVE FUN, while practicing safety in an environment created for our enjoyment.

Sincerely, Your MA3 Treasurer

BJ Smith

Contact BJ at 480-203-4615.  Located in Scottsdale, AZ.

Stacey Youlios

MA3 Registered Clinician

Though my background is in Dressage and Eventing, I was first introduced to horse archery when I was a part of the SCA (Society of Creative Anachronism) back in 1999 competing in the medieval jousting games.  In 2013 and 2014, I took several jousting/medieval game clinics from the Black Knight who was on National Geographic’s Knights of Mayhem television series.  Mounted archery was my favorite event and I started to research the sport and found the MA3.  There were no established clubs in Utah at that time, so I was determined to do what it took to start an affiliate MA3 chapter.  After a year of planning, the Alpine Mounted Archery club was created October 2015.  In our first year we acquired over 70 members and we continue to grow.  I have a passion for teaching people and training horses and love bringing this great sport to others.  There is nothing more exciting than galloping down the run hitting targets and becoming one with your horse.  There is something truly spiritual in this ancient sport.  As soon as the MA3 developed the instructor registered program, I knew I wanted to take the steps to become a level l instructor.  After organizing and competing in Utah’s first national mounted archery competition, my goals are now to compete more in the coming years and I also look forward to also competing internationally.  

Contact Stacey at 801-712-9621.  Located in Bluffdale, UT.  

Frank Sihler

MA3 Registered Clinician

Born in Germany, Frank started archery in the 1980s. He competed in numerous traditional 3D archery tournaments there, while he worked on his carrier as a professional dog musher. The sled dogs brought him to Finland, moving there in 1996; now competing in sled dog races and using his bow and arrow to hunt for small game. He worked as an outdoor and mushing guide, having tourists come to him from all over the world. 

In 2001, Frank married another German, Claudia, and they moved to Alaska, USA. Their recreational dog team grew and Frank finally fulfilled a lifetime dream, finishing the Iditarod, a 1000-mile sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome. 

Embracing the outdoors life and the challenges of being a woodsman, Frank obtained the Alaska Bow Hunter Certification and kept up his practice with different types of bows for sport and real life purposes. 

Looking into getting horses in Alaska, Frank researched and found his love for the Mongolian Horse and the traditions around it. He found similarities in the Icelandic Horse and since 2014 him and Claudia ride Icelandics. Besides lots of trail riding and participating in Competitive Trail Rides, Mounted Archery became Frank’s newest passion. He realized that he already had a lot of useful pre-requisites for this sport from his early years and quickly earned his first HA1 grading, skipping all the student levels. 

Frank loves the challenges of improving his gradings as a horse archer and competing in mounted archery competitions around the U.S. and the world. He also enjoys growing the sport by teaching others and founded the first Alaskan MA3 chapter, the Mat-Su Mounted Archers. 

Within two years, Frank not only earned his HA4 level with the IHAA and MA3, he also earned a spot on the podium in several mounted archery competitions all the way to winning the 2019 STAR International Championships. His shooting and riding skills even under the pressure of a competition have earned him the 4th overall place in the US national ranking system. 

Frank is currently a member of the MA3 board and the national ranking committee. 

Contact Frank at 907-841-7468.  Located in Wasilla, AK.

Hadley Hudson

MA3 Registered Clinician

Coming from a rodeo family, Hadley grew up riding, but never participated. After discovering horse archery through Serena Lynn, his love for riding and horses was reinvigorated. He has spent the last two and half years dedicating all his spare time to learning the art of archery with the horsebow, horsemanship and developing his English and Western riding skills. Hadley has been mentored by Lukas Novotny who he trains with annually and regularly trains with WHAF champion Glenn Weston. He has built his own horse archery training facility on his property where he trains with his two quarter horses. He has competed throughout the US, France and was invited to Japan's 2nd international competition where he placed 7th. He has currently qualified to be on the US team for the first ever IHAA world championships in Hungary and is leading the US archery team for the Nomad World Games 2018 in Kyrgyzstan. Hadley is the owner and club leader of Hill Country Horse Archery near Wimberley, TX.

Contact Hadley at 818-282-2977.  Located in Wimberley, TX.

Hilary Merrill

MA3 Registered Clinician

After 25 years training in 3-Day Eventing and Hunter/Jumper, Hilary focuses her horse training and student coaching in the sport of Horse Archery and emphasizes pressure/release horsemanship to build trust and leadership with the horse. She loves working with kids of all ages and adults of all levels in pursuing their equestrian goals and learns just as much from her students in each session.

 

Clinics with Wojtek Osiecki, AMM Archery, and Lukas Novotny, as well as mentorship from Mike Loades have shaped Hilary's style, and she has had the opportunity to compete in Poland, Germany, South Africa, and the US. Hilary has an HA3 ranking from the IHAA.

Contact Hilary at 510-363-1757.  Located in Petaluma, CA.

Leah Earle

MA3 Registered Instructor

I can’t tell you how awesome it was when I realized horseback riding and archery were a sport where you do both at the same time!  I was so excited I found the nearest mounted archery clinic I could and signed up immediately.  The clinic was taught by the incomparable Katie Stearns in 2015.  That clinic changed my life!

 

I have taken five more mounted archery clinics since then including ones taught by Serena Caballero and Lajos Kassai.  I have learned many different techniques and styles that I would like to teach my students so they can develop a style all their own.  I am also a USA Archery Level 2 Instructor.  I have participated in 8 competitions with 6 of them having 20 or more competitors. I always learn something new or a different way of doing things by watching the other competitors at these events. I learn new methods from the beginners in the sport just as much as the seasoned archers.  I want to gain as much knowledge that I can so I can share it with those new to the sport so they can have the best possible experience.  In late 2015 I started a local mounted archery club to share this exciting sport in my community called Battle Born Horse Archers.  We have been an MA3 Affiliate Chapter since 2016 and continue to grow.   I currently hold a grading level of S5 and have the honor of serving on the MA3 Board as Secretary.  I hope to help you in your journey as a horse archer at whatever speed works for you and your horse.  

Contact Leah at 775-240-7043.  Located in Reno, NV.  

Kent Battenfield

MA3 Registered Clinician

Horse trainer and archery instructor, Kent Battenfield has been training horses and shooting archery for over 30 years. He now combines those two for mounted archery and loves teaching others archery and how to gain control of their horse reins free. Learn how to use you and your horses natural thinking process and movements to problem solve and learn to work as one unit in perfect balance, both emotionally and physically.

Contact Kent at 325-451-4016.  Located in Goldthwaite, TX.  

Tom Kelner

MA3 Registered Clinician

Tom Kelner has been training horses for over 25 years, having spent a great deal of time learning from the best horsemanship trainers in the US. He began horseback archery in 2004 in the Kassai system and has competed internationally in Europe and Canada as well as in the United States. Tom has trained with Kassai Lajos in Hungary and the United States and achieved the rank of Halado I in the Kassai system. He is also a member of Borsos Torzs of Mt. Curry, BC. In 2018, Tom became an International Judge in the Kassai School of Horseback Archery, one of only two in the United States. This entitles him to teach and spread the Kassai method of training horse and rider for horseback archery.

 

Tom has 24 years experience as a classroom teacher and educational administrator. He has coached varsity and middle school football and wrestling as well as serving as a high school wrestling official for 13 years. Tom is also a certified Krav Maga Instructor.

Contact Tom at 406-261-3376.  Located in Kalispell, MT.  

Jessie Collins

MA3 Registered Instructor

Kentucky Horse Archery’s first KY archery club Bluegrass Horse Archers is a Mounted Archery of the Americas (MA3) recognized club in the state of Kentucky, located in Cynthiana between Cincinnati and Lexington and Northeast of Louisville. We are actually the only mounted archery club in the state since 2017 but hope that changes! We formed the KY club to help spread the exciting sport of mounted and field archery in the United States with strong foundations in horsemanship and safety. As a club leader I hope to help bring this fun and rewarding sport to the Bluegrass and beyond by sharing my ever growing knowledge and enthusiasm in a way that is easy to follow, fun and most importantly safe for the horse and rider. I’ve had 20+ years’ experience working with both horse and rider with a specialty in the beginning rider. After a break, I found the world of mounted archery and want to be able to spread the fun! Bluegrass Horse Archers (BHA) will be holding club practices once a month, postal matches, jackpot fun shows, guest clinicians and KY based beginner clinics! We look forward to the upcoming years and hope to make a positive impact on the sport here in the Bluegrass! Feel free to email any questions to us at kyhorsearchery@gmail.com!

Contact Jessie at 309-236-1473.  Located in Cynthiana, KY.

Erika Xochimitl

MA3 Registered Instructor

I’ve wanted to do horse archery since I was 12, after reading the book ‘I rode a Horse of Milk White Jade’ about a young Mongolian girl. It began a longstanding fascination with steppe culture, and mounted archery in particular. Horses were not part of my chidhood (real ones, in any case) although I always wanted them to be. When I got my first horse, Charface, in 2012, it was about 20 years in the making, and I knew I wanted to do archery with her.

She was greenbroke, my first horse, and I knew I was in for a wild ride that would be a lot of fun or end up black and blue, as the saying goes with green on green; she gave the latter her best shot a few times and we’re still learning, but I couldn’t be happier with the challenging sport that is mounted archery, and I enjoy every minute of it.

Outside of mounted archery I enjoy doing a variety of things including spending time with my husband, daughter, extended family, and other pets; illustration and freelance work; costume design and the occasional leather-work project; and most have probably caught me writing scenes of a book on my phone in the between moments. I also enjoy painting model horses both big and small when I can fit them in. 

Contact Erika at 801-673-7885.  Located in Sandy, UT.

Beverley Heffernan

MA3 Registered Instructor

As a life-long horse enthusiast, and horse owner since 1965, I am always looking for fun new things to do with my horses. After a friend posted her photos of attending a mounted archery clinic in Utah, I signed up for an initial clinic in February 2016 (having not shot any archery since high school 40 years prior), and found it to be a blast, albeit very complicated! I have been practicing, and competing when possible, since then, and while in June of 2016 I would have said I will never, ever be able to shoot the Korean Double, lo and behold, practice works, and I have worked my way up to Student Level 5.

 

My first job as a teenager, other than babysitting, was riding instructor for a day camp. Over the ensuing 50+ years I have periodically, on an amateur basis, taught riding lessons and trained horses for friends, while pursuing foxhunting as my main equestrian activity and also competing successfully in many English and Western disciplines, including show jumping in France. I have also over the years taught French, tennis, and religious education to kids, and coached basketball, soccer and youth baseball. In December 2017, I completed USA Archery’s Level II instructor course and have been recently certified by them as an instructor (it took a while as they misspelled my name dramatically and therefore lost me in the system!).

 

In summary, my experience with horses and with instructing and coaching various courses and sports, along with my more recent studies and certifications in archery, will enable me to successfully teach and coach newcomers to the fabulous sport of mounted archery, as well as helping to coach/critique issues for more experienced horse archers.

Contact Beverley at 801-891-5349.  Located in Sandy, UT.

Ashley Safa

MA3 Registered Clinician

Hi, welcome to the wide world of mounted archery! I’m Ashley, I’ve been shooting horse archery since 2014, riding horses my whole life, and now I’m a registered instructor with MA3. The truth is, if you have found your way to this page you are in good hands no matter which instructor you choose to learn from. I know all of them, and they are awesome. I have learned from many of the same people the other instructors have, and attended many of the same competitions throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Asia. I’m just one of many who saw the opportunity to climb onto a galloping horse and fling sharp pointy sticks through the air and went, “Yep, THAT looks like fun!”

To date my proudest accomplishments consistent of shooting two arrows at once and hitting two bulls eyes, the ability to hold a root beer bottle in my hand while riding and shooting, and outing Kassai Lajos on his birthday at a Mexican restaurant, resulting in a loud chorus of “Happy Birthday” and a giant red sombrero being placed on his head.

When people ask me about this sport I tell them that I came for the mounted archery, but that I stayed for the people. This is an amazing, excited, supportive community like no other. If you want to gallop through the forest, shooting arrows, you can do that here. If you want to cheer on friends, relax around the campfire, forge an amazing bond with your horse, and share food and good stories, you can do that here. If you want to travel the world competing, learning and seeing new places, well, you can do that here too. There is so much to experience in this incredible sport, don’t be afraid to pick up the phone and give any one of us a call, we can’t wait for you to join us!

Contact Ashley at 541-231-4159 or email ashleyhashemian@gmail.com.  Located in Eugene, OR.  

Lisa Badger

MA3 Registered Clinician

I am a lifelong horseman, and above all other things that is what I am as a teacher, competitor, and hopefully as a role model.

My two main passions are horse archery and dressage. I have been an instructor and trainer for various disciplines in my lifetime and have been teaching horse archery to my own students at my training facility for three years. For the last two years I have been the main instructor for Volcano Ridge Mounted Archers in Brush Prairie WA.

I began self training in horse archery in 2013, and have since studied with Lukas Novotny, Darran Wardle and Roberta Beene, Mihai Cozmei and Katie Stearns, as well as competed in numerous MA3 International and Kassai World Cup events.

I am a stickler for safety and creating an environment of order and control, especially when horses are involved. My greatest strengths as a teacher are: inspiring and encouraging, evaluation and feedback, making the difficult easy to understand, and horsemanship. I have been growing myself, and have been cultivating a greater respect for horse archery as a discipline of training and honor and wish to represent that in all of my instructional endeavors. 

Thank you for your consideration. 

Contact Lisa at email lisamariebadger@gmail.com.

Sierra Stammen

MA3 Registered Instructor

When I discovered MA3, it was such a blessing! I had wanted to start mounted archery for a while but had never been able to. I immediately signed up for a clinic with Serena Lynn. Within 6 months I had competed in postal matches as well as a competition. Since then I have been competing, training, and helping my club, Red River Horse Archers, grow.

I started riding when I was 5 years old. I was lucky to spend time learning both English and Western. I bought my first horse Nike when I was 12 years old, and quickly joined an equestrian drill team. I spent years competing in drill and barrels as well as buying and training a second horse, River, in early 2018. I’ve also had the opportunity to learn from the creators of Cavalia, Craig Cameron, and Extreme Wylene; an accomplished mustang trainer. When I was 13, I began to work at my barn. I became a summer camp instructor and my lesson instructor’s 2nd in command. By the time I was 18, I was instructing lessons when she was out of town or sick. I have also been hired by multiple people to train their horses.

2018 not only marked the first year of me competing in mounted archery, but it was also the year I began college. I am an Equine Industry and Business Management major at West Texas A&M. I look forward to continuing in this incredible sport and helping it grow over the coming years!

Contact Sierra at SStammen@gmail.com.  Located in Amarillo/Dallas.

Roberta Beene

MA3 Registered Coach

Roberta became interested in horseback archery when she attended a horse show in 2008. The beautiful costumes the huge smiles on the faces of the archers as they glided around the arena hitting targets, ignited a passion and changed the course of her life forever. Roberta has played an important roll in the sport of mounted archery as we know it today, from initiating standard rules and regulations to helping build the ranking system and introducing the use of Postal Matches. She is one of the founding members of MA3, owner of RMA and, along with Katie Stearns, started The Amazon Archers.

Her father was a cowboy and riding came naturally for Roberta, she was sitting a horse before she could walk. Her mounted archery training came from Holm Neumann, Katie Stearns and Lukas Novotny beginning in 2008. As is true with many mounted archers, she learned from whomever she shot with, picking up tools and tricks along the way. Through determination and hard work Roberta worked her way up, finally becoming a fast and accurate shot. She is currently ranked HA4 and working towards HA5. Having taken some time off for health reasons, Roberta is back and better than ever, looking forward to bringing her passion for this sport to every person she trains. Her specialties include, speed loading, loading from the quiver, thumb release and horse desensitizing tools. For Roberta, mounted archery is more than a game, its a way of life.

Contact Roberta at 541-826-8232.  Located in Eagle Point, OR.

Cassandra Moe

MA3 Registered Instructor

I started this mounted archery journey in 2016 when my son asked to learn archery. We had nine horses at the time and I told him "only if it was on the back of a horse", So I did a search for horseback archery and MA3 popped up in the search engine. It led me to Stacey Youlios, the founder of Alpine Mounted Archers in Utah. Stacey taught me everything she knew and I didn't stop there, every event she planned in Utah, I would attend. I sought instruction from other horseback archers as well, to include, but not limited to, Elizabeth Gonzalez Tinnen, a WHAF champion. I founded Colorado Mounted Archers and we became MA3 affiliated this year, in six months we have ten members and are steadily growing with introduction clinics and practices monthly. I look forward to learning more about this amazing sport and going to more clinics and competitions and hopefully, someday, go overseas to compete. 

I truly love teaching mounted archery to equestrians and their horses. I find so much satisfaction when a student has a nice run and is so proud of themselves and their horse, when they hear the awesome sound of an arrow hitting the target. I feel, the bond you create with your horse is unbreakable with this sport and you can only succeed when you have that bond. My goal for my students is for horse and rider to be in harmony and shoot with rhythm, consistency and accuracy. I can't wait to help you in reaching your goals with mounted archery.

Contact Cassandra Moe at 720-420-5920.  Located in Denver, CO.

Please reload