4 Ways to Celebrate the National Day of The Cowboy on July 27, 2019

According to the National Day of the Cowboy Organization, this day “…is a day set aside to celebrate the contributions of the Cowboy and Cowgirl to America’s culture and heritage.” The NDOC continuously pursues national recognition of National Day of the Cowboy.  Currently, 11 states recognize this day including: Wyoming, California, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Oregon, Kentucky, Indiana, Texas, Tennessee and Washington.

How to Celebrate

The National Day of the Cowboy 

Watch a Rodeo

 But not just any rodeo, “The Daddy of ’em all” Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne Wyoming from July 19th to the 28th if you cannot make it out you can still enjoy the sights and sounds thanks to modern technology and The Wrangler Network LiveStream brining live coverage of rodeo’s around the nation directly to you on your laptop, TV and mobile devices. 

Host A Ranch Style Barbecue

A California classic, Santa Maria style tri tip beef roast, a triangle shaped bottom sirloin cut, with a peppery, salty, garlic-y crust.

Santa Maria Style Tri Tip Recipe BY 

    • Prep time: 1 hour
    • Cook time: 35 minutes
    • Yield: Serves 5 to 8

Tri-tip roasts range from 2 1/2 pounds to 4 pounds. Figure on 1/2 pound of meat (before cooking) per person.

A Santa Maria rub has salt, pepper, and either garlic salt or garlic powder. That's the base of the rub, anything beyond that is optional.

If you don't have access to the tri-tip cut where you are, try using a thick london broil or sirloin steak.

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Watch a Western 

Here's your change to catch up on America’s Favorite Modern Day Western - Yellowstone.

 

Yellowstone

Kevin Costner stars as John Dutton, patriarch of a Montana ranching family, and owner of the largest ranch in the U.S. It's the story of Dutton's fight to defend his land and his family from the modern day forces that threaten his way of life.

Yellowstone

Amid shifting alliances, unsolved murders, open wounds, and hard-earned respect, Dutton family patriarch John Dutton (Kevin Costner) is determined to protect his ranch and his family's legacy by any means necessary.

Get Western

There is no better way to show respect to your western heritage by getting western yourself and sporting a your favorite western wear complete with your very own Whipin Wild Rag! 

 

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