Top 50 Cowboy Jokes That’ll Have You Hollering with Laughter!

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Written By John Simon

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Howdy, partner!

Ready to saddle up for a ride through the Wild West of humor?

Cowboy jokes, with their unique blend of wit and whimsy, have been a beloved part of American culture for generations.

They’re not just about cowboys and horses; they capture a spirit of adventure and fun that resonates with everyone. Whether you’re a ranch hand or a city slicker, these jokes have a way of tickling your funny bone.

In this article, we’re rounding up 50 of the best cowboy jokes out there.

From classic one-liners that have echoed through saloon halls to modern takes that’ll have you chuckling in your boots, there’s something here for every humor lover. So, grab your hat and join us on this hilarious journey.

Y’all are in for a treat!

The Funniest 50 Time-Honored, Contemporary, Family-Friendly Cowboy Jokes

1) Why did the cowboy buy a wiener dog? To get a long little doggie.

2) What do cowboys say at the toy store? “Howdy, partner!”

3) Why couldn’t the cowboy see the movie? Because it was rated “Arrrr.”

4) How do cowboys write their letters? With a pen-draw.

5) Why did the cowboy get a dachshund? Someone told him to get a long little doggie.

6) Why are cowboy hats turned up at the sides? So three cowboys can sit in a pickup truck.

7) What do you call a happy cowboy? A jolly rancher.

8) What’s a cowboy’s favorite car? Audi partner!

9) Why did the cowboy start an internet company? To brand his cattle online.

10) What do you call a tech-savvy cowboy? A Silicon Valley rancher.

11) What do cowboys like on their salad? Ranch dressing.

12) Why did the cowboy adopt a wiener dog? He wanted to “get along little doggie.”

13) How do cowboys cook their steaks? On the range.

14) Why was the cowboy a lot of laughs? He was always horsing around.

15) What game do cowboys play with young cattle? Calf and robbers.

16) What’s a cowboy’s favorite pizza? BBQ brisket with extra cheese.

17) Why did the cowboy carry a lasso? He wanted to get a handle on things.

18) What do you call a sleeping bull? A bulldozer.

19) Why was the cowboy a good musician? He had a great range.

20) Why don’t cowboys get into fights? They don’t want to stirrup trouble.

21) How does a cowboy get to the rodeo? He horse-pools.

22) What’s a cowboy’s favorite type of music? Country, of course!

23) Why was the cowboy a good judge? Because he was always fair and square.

24) What do you call a cowboy who helps out on a farm? A jolly ranch hand.

25) Why do cowboys ride horses? Because they’re too heavy to carry!

26) Why did the cowboy sleep with his boots on? Because he didn’t want to foot the bill.

27) What’s a cowboy’s favorite dessert? Anything with apple pie-neer.

28) Why do cowboys always die with their boots on? So they won’t stub their toes when they kick the bucket.

29) How do cowboys like their steak? Medium rare, on the wild side.

30) What do you call a cowboy who is a poet? A rhinestone cowboy.

31) Why did the cowboy get a job at the bakery? Because he was good at wrangling dough.

32) What’s a cowboy’s favorite store? The “Yee-Haw” hardware store.

33) What did the cowboy say to the pencil? “Draw, partner!”

34) Why don’t cowboys like golf? They prefer to ride the range.

35) What’s a cowboy’s favorite way to watch a movie? On the big screen in a saddle seat.

36) Why was the cowboy a good detective? He could always track down the bad guys.

37) What do you call a cowboy with good manners? A southern gentle-man.

38) Why did the cowboy ride his horse to town? It was too heavy to carry!

39) What’s a cowboy’s favorite exercise? Horseback riding, naturally.

40) What did the cowboy say to his new horse? “Howdy, neigh-bor!”

41) Why did the cowboy become a teacher? To get a bit more bridle knowledge.

42) What do cowboys eat for breakfast? Eggs ranchero and cowboy coffee.

43) How do cowboys stay cool in the summer? They have lots of fans.

44) What’s a cowboy’s favorite fruit? Wild West-ermelons.

45) Why did the cowboy carry a compass? To find his way out of the corral.

46) How do cowboys keep their pants up? With a “giddy-up” belt.

47) What did the cowboy say when his dog ran away? “Dog-gone it!”

48) What do you call a cowboy who is good at math? A counting cowpoke.

49) Why did the cowboy ride his horse in the dark? To save on the light bill.

50) How do cowboys write their reports? On a type-writer.


Well, partners, we’ve reached the end of our trail ride through the world of cowboy jokes. We hope these 50 gems have brought a smile to your face and a chuckle to your heart.

Jokes like these are more than just a good laugh; they’re a way to connect with friends, family, and even strangers.

Whether you’re sharing them around a campfire or at a dinner table, remember that laughter is a language everyone understands.

Don’t let the fun stop here! Keep sharing these jokes, explore more humor, and maybe even come up with a few cowboy jokes of your own.

Laughter is the best medicine, and these jokes are just the right dose. Until next time, keep your hat high, your boots muddy, and your sense of humor ready.