On this page you will find links to informational resources on horse archery
from basic articles to the best books and the most exciting videos.
WAR BOWS by Mike Loades
The best book available on composite bows (used for horse archery), long bows, crossbows and the Japanese Yumi bow.
HORSEBACK ARCHERY: ancient art to modern sport
A great reference book on everything to do with horse archery. This is the official manual of the British Horseback Archery Association Printed in San Francisco but only available for purchase in the UK...!
Mounted Archery Association of the Americas
MA3 is the premier association for horse archery in America. MA3 offers training, competitions, insurance, etc. to all affiliates clubs. MA3 follows International Horse Archery Alliance (IHAA) guidelines as closely as possible. if you want to compete at MA3 competitions, you must be a member of this association.
Alibow has a huge collection of archery equipment in many styles and colors, They are are a one stop shop and are very popular with horse archers. Fiberglass bows, laminated bows, youth bows, and more are all available online. Turkish bows are advised as they are shorter and more maneuverable on horseback. These products come from China so there is a 3-4 week delivery time. Bay Area Horse Archers is not affiliated in any way with Alibow.
Horse Archery USA
HAUSA's mission statement: "To promote and popularize the sport, the art, and the culture of horseback archery in the United States by offering participation opportunities at both a recreational and competitive level, while providing a sense of community, sportsmanship, safety, and horsemanship.
Stretch & strengthen shoulders for horse archery
An 18 minute video with simple easy-to-follow bodyweight exercises for archers and horse archers. No equipment necessary. These exercises include strengthening exercises for the deltoids and scapula region as well as range of motion exercises for the rotator cuffs.