Celebrating The American
Cowgirl with Cindy K. Roberts
Interviewed by KSWO News
The Cowboy Code
The Cowboy must never shoot
first, hit a smaller man, or take unfair advantage.
He must never go back on his
word, or a trust confided in him.
He must always tell the
He must be gentle with
children, the elderly, and animals.
He must not advocate or
possess racially or religiously intolerant ideas.
He must help people in
He must be a good worker.
He must keep himself clean in
thought, speech, action, and personal habits.
He must respect women,
parents, and his nation's laws.
The Cowboy is a patriot.
The Code of the West
Live each day with
Take pride in your work.
Always finish what you
Do what has to be done.
Be tough but fair.
When you make a promise,
Ride for the brand.
Talk less and say more.
Remember that some things
aren't for sale.
Know where to draw the
Celebrate National Day of The
American Cowboy July 26th
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords July 14, 2008:
legendary Cowboy and Cowgirl are embraced and respected by people
the world over as a symbol of rugged individualism. Each represents
a commitment to explore, work hard and seek adventure while
demonstrating the personal determination to survive. He/she is
loyal to an honorable code of ethics as well as persistent and
tenacious in the face of any challenge.
In honor of
Cowboys and Cowgirls worldwide, I encourage Americans to observe the
National Day of the Cowboy on Saturday, July 26, 2008 with
appropriate ceremonies and activities. Thank you.