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National Day of the Cowgirl

When is National Day of the Cowgirl? This day will take place on September 15 of each calendar year.

What is National Day of the Cowgirl?

National Day of the Cowgirl is a celebration and recognition of the spirit of the American cowgirl – a spirit embodied by women who are strong, confident and resilient. Whether through farming and ranching, arts and culture or equine sports, the spirit of a cowgirl shines through women from diverse backgrounds who share a passion for the Western way of life.

Why is this day being celebrated or observed?

National Day of the Cowgirl honors women who embody the cowgirl spirit – those who tend livestock, those who are rodeo athletes, those with a strong passion for Western culture, those inspired by the west through music, food or fashion, and all those whose ride or die philosophy hinges on individuality, independence, and strength, building her own legacy the cowgirl way.

This observance was created to recognize and elevate the cowgirl way of life, spotlighting the unsung cowgirls who inspire us to keep the western spirit alive every day.

How should this day be celebrated or observed?

Each year, National Day of the Cowgirl should serve as an opportunity to celebrate the authenticity and diversity of the American cowgirl, educate the public on the important contributions Western women make toward society and encourage women everywhere to adopt the strength, confidence and resiliency embodied by the cowgirl lifestyle.

Who created this day? This day was created in November 2021 by Durango® Boots.