The Horse Archer

“Archery touches something primitive in people and for women I think it is a very empowering thing.” – Lisa Badger

For horse archer Lisa Badger, mounted archery with her horse Columbia is a form of therapy. Badger currently performs mounted archery with the BlackPearl Friesian Dance Troupe and dabbles in dressage with the group. While dressage is very cerebral and serious, Lisa prefers mounted archery because it brings out her “inner warrior.”

“To be running a horse, dropping the reins, drawing the bow… releasing the arrow, it’s that martial art Zen thing.” – Lisa Badger

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