National Day of the Cowboy
Giddyup! Ride ’em Cowboys!
Learn about the National Day of the Cowboy and celebrate this American West symbol.
Many men fled the Civil War to seek work and a livelihood west. The American frontier offered relative freedom and the opportunity to become cowboys with access to free-range cattle.
From the 1860s to the end of 19th century, the “Wild West” was a period of chaos and criminal gangs. Famous cowboys like Jesse James, Butch Cassidy, and Billy the Kid were outlaws who did various robberies and cattle rustling, and even murdered.
National Day of the Cowboy, which was first sponsored by the US Senate in 2005 and was initiated by Craig Thomas, Wyoming’s US Senator at the same time.
Bush once said about the National Day of the Cowboy that: “We celebrate the Cowboy als a symbol of the great history of the American West.” All Americans can learn from the Cowboy’s love for the country and his love of the land.
You can have loads of fun celebrating National Day of the Cowboy in many different ways. Enjoy these wonderful ideas for enjoying the day!
You can connect with your inner cowboy through special gear while you work, school, or simply running errands. You can wear basic blue jeans, cowboy boots, leather vests, and western shirts (complete with snaps). ).
You might try a bolo tie, or a handkerchief tied around your neck. A cowboy hat would look great on top. The larger, the better!
Cowboys are often from the southwest and may enjoy a certain style of music. National Day of the Cowboy is a great time to compile a list of songs to pay homage to these characters.
The rodeo is a great way to enjoy all things National Day of the Cowboy. You can find activities like steer wrestling, bull riding and calf roping. Don’t forget to keep score with the scorecard.
When you go to the rodeo, don’t forget the cowboy gear. Lucky rodeo clowns might be on the horizon for those who are fortunate. You might even be able to ride the mechanical bull!
Cowboys of the Wild West have had a long and varied life. They have accumulated a lot of experience. All that experience brings with it wisdom. They are often known for sharing their wisdom with others using clever phrases such as “Don’t squat without your spurs on” or “Never corner anything meaner than yourself”.
Consider using a few of these phrases to share with family, friends, and coworkers this National Day of the Cowboy. You might be able to print some of these phrases on a tshirt that you can wear on National Day of the Cowboy.
The Wild West, one of the most iconic film locations of all time is the ideal place to make cowboy movies! Enjoy a selection of classic Western movies on National Day of the Cowboy! You can try one or all of these: These are some of the options: