What is Horse Archery?

Have you ever heard of horse archery? Ask any enthusiastic archer or archery fan and they’ll tell you there’s something magical about seeing the arrow fly into the target. Honestly speaking, archery is tricky enough when standing stable on the ground. But if that’s not challenging enough, imagine how challenging it can be on the … Read more

What is a Bow Stabilizer and Why Do I Need One?

When it comes to archery the stability of your bow is vital especially as you take a shot. A stable bow will increase your chances of hitting the target which is the goal of everyone who participates in archery. All along in history those attending in archery whether as a sport or for war had … Read more

What is the Best Compound Bow Release?

Using your bare fingers to shoot from a 60 or 70-pound compound bow is certainly impractical if not impossible. This is because the mechanics and string angles of high-speed compound bows favored by archers today require the use of a compound bow release. Using a proper bow release can mean the difference between that clean … Read more

Top 10 Recurve Bows for Women

When determining the best recurve bow for women, there is a lot more to consider than just which models are available in pink. Women archers have different needs than their male counterparts and finding a bow that meets those needs is critical. That being said, what are the top recurve bows for women? The 10 … Read more

What is 3D Archery?

Many of us know what archery is, but have you ever heard of 3D Archery? It’s very different from your typical type of archery,  so I decided to break it down for you in this post. So, what is 3D Archery? 3D Archery is when archers shoot at a 3 Dimensional target (usually foam) that looks … Read more

What is Gap Shooting?

When I first started out in archery, at 11 years old, I didn’t have anyone teach me how to shoot so I just did what I figured was correct; I shot instinctively.  My method was largely trial and error: my first shot was used to figure out where the arrow went, my next shot got … Read more

Are takedown recurve bow limbs interchangeable?

One of the most appealing characteristics of takedown recurve bows is the ability of the limbs to be taken off of the riser.  This has many advantages including making the bow more compact for easy transportation. But what about changing the bow’s draw weight?  Are takedown recurve bow limbs interchangeable?  I decided to look into this … Read more

What is Field Archery? Once you start, you’ll never stop

When I was 11 years old, I participated in my first archery tournament.  At that time I had no idea there were many different types of archery competitions.  Recently I hear about field archery.  What is Field Archery?  I didn’t know; I thought all target archery was basically the same.  So I did some research … Read more

Can you use broadheads to shoot targets?

So we’re all geared up for hunting season and got a brand new bow and a bunch of brand new arrows.  You get to thinking, “Can I hit with these things?”  We all know that field points are for shooting targets and broadheads are for shooting animals.  But can you use broadheads to shoot targets?  … Read more