The time of the cowboys may be past, but lessons learned on the range are as meaningful today as they were in times past. It’s no surprise that people of all ages still love the old west era and enjoy cowboy movies, western decor and cowboy boots. If you have a cowboy fan in your life, then I have some great ideas for birthday gifts and special occasions.
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Movies & Collector Sets
Many cowboy fans have specific favorite actors. Whether you are a Steve McQueen, Tom Selleck, Gary Cooper or John Wayne fan, there are movies and collector sets that let you bring home your favorite movies. A DVD collector set or movie is always a great bet!
I define manhood simply: men should be tough, fair and courageous, never pretty, never looking for a fight but never backing down either. ~ John Wayne
Show off your love for all things Western and Cowboy related with special themed vases, lamps and throw blankets.
Gift an Experience
Did you know you can visit the John Wayne Birthplace Museum in Winterset, Iowa? How about gifting someone a set of tickets and then take a road trip to go visit the birthplace of one of the most iconic western actors of all times!
Decorate the Patio
Show off your love for all things western with some of these unique patio and garden decor items! Whether you are adding a new planter for spring flowers or installing a new water feature, you can bring your love for western decor outside to your garden area.
Always ride your horse in the direction that the horse is going. ~ Carry Goosens
Pick out a New Book
Everyone loves books and western fans are no different. Pick up a special gift book like Cowboy Wisdom by Gerd de Ley and share the motivational and inspirational quotes with other fans of the wild west or pick up the Ultimate John Wayne Puzzle book and keep you and your family occupied on your next road trip!
An inspiring collection of over 200 favorite quotations about the Old West.
From Roy Rogers to Will Rogers, Gene Autry to John Wayne, cowboys have always been a part of America.
Now, Cowboy Wisdom collects over 200 essential quotes from history, myth and culture about the defining era of the Wild West, including humor, wise words, and powerful quotations. Cowboy Wisdom is great for the lover of the cowboy days, western movies, and Americana.Cowboy Wisdom presents a carefully curated collection of fun, ribald, and classic quotes celebrating the spirit of the days gone by.
About the author: Gerd de Ley is a former English teacher and is a professional writer. From an early age, Gerd has been an avid collector of quotations and proverbs from all over the world.
Even if you’re on the right trac, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. ~ Will Rogers
Who is your favorite western cowboy actor or actress? Got a favorite movie? I’d love to hear and see how you bring your love for all things western into your everyday life!