Category Archive: On The Trail

Oct 27

Cowboy, actor, performer, Will Roberts, joins National Day of the Cowboy

Internationally renowned cowboy, performer, actor, and speaker, Will Roberts, has joined the National Day of the Cowboy 501c3 Organization in the role of an Official Spokesperson. Roberts is well known for his high-energy entertainment, spiked with down-home humor and perceptive content, highlighted by his astonishing trick roping skills. As a former featured artist of the famed …

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Aug 07

2017 Raffle for Customized NDOC Henry Golden Boy 22 Long Rifle

The National Day of the Cowboy, in conjunction with Henry Repeating Arms, is proud to offer you the very rare opportunity to own a uniquely inscribed Henry Golden Boy rifle with a one-of-a-kind engraved receiver cover. We’ve teamed up with Henry to create this one, very special, commemorative NDOC rifle that is sure to be treasured …

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Jun 05

Indiana loves the NDOC

I am elated to tell you that on February 14, 2017 (Valentine’s Day), Indiana became the 12th state to award permanent status to the National Day of the Cowboy. Our number one volunteer there (and NDOC board member), the ever-tenacious Jerry Betley, worked on securing Indiana for over five years. In that time, he went through six senators and …

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Jul 18

Inspired by Cowboy Keepers

Each year, with its Cowboy Keeper Award©, the National Day of the Cowboy nonprofit organization has the great privilege of recognizing individuals, organizations, and projects that make or have made a significant contribution to the preservation of pioneer heritage and the promotion of cowboy culture. In 2016, those who have inspired such recognition are Glenn …

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Mar 18

Idaho Legislature passes National Day of the Cowboy bill

March 18, 2016 BREAKING NEWS: Just a few moments ago, the Idaho Senate, by voice vote, approved passage of our National Day of the Cowboy bill, HCR038. This makes Idaho the 11th state to ensure permanent recognition for the 4th Saturday in July as a day to celebrate cowboy culture and pioneer heritage. A big …

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Mar 17

Henry .45 Long Colt Big Boy Rifle Raffle – 2016

March 17, 2016 Anthony Imperato, CEO of Henry Repeating Arms, donated two Henry .45 Long Colt Big Boy Rifles to the National Day of the Cowboy, in support of our work to establish a national day of recognition for cowboy culture and the preservation of pioneer heritage. Founded in 1997, and headquartered in Bayonne, NJ, Henry …

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Jul 13

Recipients excel as 2015 Cowboy Keepers

Each year, as the National Day of the Cowboy approaches, members of the Board of Directors for the National Day of the Cowboy organization have the privilege of reviewing the many nominations submitted for its annual Cowboy Keeper Awards©. It is always an uplifting experience. The award is bestowed upon those who make a significant …

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Jun 30

Rifleman NDOC Offer

The Rifleman – The Original Series Special 2015 National Day of the Cowboy Rifleman Offer For a limited time — from July 20-25, 2015 — the authorized Collector Edition DVD boxed sets of The Rifleman will be available exclusively at The Rifleman official website at: www.therifleman.net/store.  Get $10 off of the DVD boxed set for …

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May 19

Texas takes the bill by the horns

In mid-May 2015, the Texas state legislature made Texas the tenth state to pass the National Day of the Cowboy bill, following the lead of  Wyoming, California, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Oregon, Mississippi, Kansas, and Virginia. Former Texas Senator, Jeff Wentworth, started the wagon rolling in Austin when he first sponsored and achieved passage of …

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Apr 28

2015 National Day of the Cowboy Hatch, “Reel Heroes”

We’ve been working since 2005 to secure official status for the 4th Saturday in July as the National  Day of the Cowboy; a day to celebrate cowboy culture and pioneer heritage.  Currently, ten states have passed our bill permanently into law (WY,CA, NM, AZ, OK, OR, MS, KS, VA and TX). One of our main sources of funding …

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