Contributed It can be a bit difficult to connect with Pfeiffer University alumna Alyssa Queen. That’s because Queen, who graduated in May with a degree … Read more | Add your comment A growing sport has taken a foothold in Stanly County, or in the case of horse archery, left its hoof prints. Rising Arrow Mounted Archery, headed by Aleshia Harrison and based on Angus Hills Farms just off St. Martin Road, hosted a clinic recently to teach the finer points of the sport. The clinic was taught by Diana Olds, the founder and CEO of Chelee Warriors Mounted Archery in Levittown, located just outside of Philadelphia. Olds is also the vice president and serves on the board of directors of Horse Archery USA, a national organization promoting horseback archery. Rising Arrow is the only club of its kind in North Carolina and just one of five clubs in the East Central Region of Horse Archery USA. Nationwide, the organization has approximately 30 clubs, with the majority in California. Harrison participates in mounted archery with her partner, Samson, a 12-year-old Belgian quarter horse whom has also won the western pleasure championship for two years in a row. She has been doing horse a...