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Senate passes National Day of the American Cowboy resolution

The American Horse Council (AHC) said they are pleased the U.S. Senate passed a resolution June 8 honoring the American cowboy. The resolution, introduced by U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming, designates Saturday, July 25, 2008 as “National Day of the Cowboy.”

The bill pays tribute to the enduring legacy of the cowboy in America and the contributions cowboys continue to make to our nation today.

“I am happy the United States Senate is honoring such an enduring cultural icon of the American West that is irrevocably linked with the history of the horse in this country,” said AHC President Jay Hickey. “It is important to remember the cowboy and the horse remain an important part of America still. This resolution recognizes both the history and the continuing contribution of the American cowboy.”

The resolution states as follows:

The American Horse Council (AHC) said they are pleased the U.S. Senate passed a resolution June 8 honoring the American cowboy. The resolution, introduced by U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming, designates Saturday, July 25, 2008 as “National Day of the Cowboy.”

The bill pays tribute to the enduring legacy of the cowboy in America and the contributions cowboys continue to make to our nation today.

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“I am happy the United States Senate is honoring such an enduring cultural icon of the American West that is irrevocably linked with the history of the horse in this country,” said AHC President Jay Hickey. “It is important to remember the cowboy and the horse remain an important part of America still. This resolution recognizes both the history and the continuing contribution of the American cowboy.”

The resolution states as follows: