50 Cowboy Jokes That Will Spur On Laughter

Akinwalere Olaleye
Dec 12, 2023 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on Dec 18, 2020
Edited by Monisha Kochhar
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Prepare to explore a curated list of cowboy-themed jokes designed to encourage laughter and lighten the mood. Each joke has been thoughtfully selected for its humor and relevance to cowboy culture.

These jokes represent a broad spectrum of comedic elements that are sure to evoke hearty laughter. So, whether you're in a group setting or simply seeking a humor-filled moment alone, brace yourself for an entertaining journey through this collection.

Sharing these jokes with others could enhance the experience, aligning with the rich storytelling tradition often found in Western settings. These aren't your everyday, run-of-the-mill jokes; it's a hearty wagon full of knee-slappers and wisecracks that will have you hollering with amusement.

Don't forget to share these laughs because as you know, the chuckles are bigger in the wild, wild West!

Funny Jokes About Cowboys

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You're now hitting the trail with a pack of hilarious cowboy jokes that will have you hooting, hollering, and slapping your knee in delight. These ain't just any old wisecracks, they're handpicked for folks who love a good chuckle as much as a sunny day in the saddle.

Gather around, because it's time to tickle your funny bone and let loose some whooping laughter.

1. What did Kenny Rogers do after his favorite cowboy boots snapped into two pieces? In tribute to his cowboy boots, he wrote the song, 'You picked a fine time to leave me, loose heel'.

2. What did the catholic cowboy do when he met the father of the church on his confession visit? He greeted him by saying, "Howdy Pardoner!" 

3. How did the cowboy react when he bought a new yo-yo? He simply said, "Well, this ain't my first yo-yo."

4. Why did the police arrest the cowboy for rustling? The police arrested him because the cowboy secretly took his neighbor's cattle.

5. Where do cowboys cook their beans? On the range.

6. What do the Dallas Cowboys and a Chick-Fil-A manager have in common? Neither one shows up for work on Sunday.

7. How does a cowboy greet an equestrian? He simply takes off his hat and says, "Howdy Neigh-bor?"

8. What kind of attire do the ghosts of cowboys wear? They only wear booooo-ts.

9. What’s the time when your cow sits on your cowboy hat? Time to get a new cowboy hat.

10. How do you describe the attire of someone who wears cowboy clothes? Ranch dressing.

11. In modern times, how does a millennial cowboy return a greeting? He simply says, "Yeet Haw!"

12. How do German cowboys greet each other? "Audi, partner!"

13. What did the young cowboy say when his sweet little dog went missing? “Dog-gone!”

14. What did the cowboy say when his wife threatened to leave him? He said, "It's just like Sparks says, 'This town ain't big enough for both of us.'" 

15. What is the first rule cowboys learn before filling up a canteen? To go upstream from the herd.

16. Why can’t the bankrupt cowboy complain? He has got no beef.

17. Which is the only team that the cowboys support? The cowboys are all avid fans of the Spurs!

18. What illness can cowboys catch from their horses? Bronc-itis.

19. Why do cowboys always ride horses? Because they’re far too heavy to carry.

20. What do cowboys say about horse surgeons? They have stable hands.

21. What do you call a retired old cowboy? De-ranged.

22. Why can’t cowboys ever get the right answer in math class? Because they’re always rounding things up.

23. What is the perfect way to call a cowboy who is always without money despite being a film actor? You call him always broke Skint Eastwood!

24. Why did the cowboy pinstripe his truck? He needed a pick-up line.

25. What’s it called when cowboys eat beans at high noon? A toot-out at the O.K. Corral.

Corny Cowboy Jokes

You're now diving into a goldmine of corny cowboy jokes that are sure to send you rollicking with laughter. These are knee-slapping, hoot-inducing chuckles specially tailored for cowboy enthusiasts. So, dust off your cowboy hat and get ready to ride into a sunset of hilarity.

26. What did the young director say about his new film? He said, "I'm directing a new cowboy film named 'Sun'. It is all to be set in the West." 

27. Why was the cowboy sad? He couldn’t giddy-up.

28. Why do Canadian cowboys have sticky feet? Because of Maple stirrups.

29. While taking out his herd, where does the cowboy take his cattle? The cowboy rides them up to Moo York!

30. What kind of philosophy lessons do all the cowboys teach their cows? "Turn the udder cheek and mooooove on."

31. How do you warm up a frozen cowboy? Yee thaw!

32. What can be the best way to refer to a cowboy who teaches acting? It is best to refer to him as a stagecoach!

33. What special characteristic did the artist cowboy have in his forte? He was excellent at drawing!

34. Why did the cowboy take hay to bed? To feed his night-mares.

35. How do cowboys keep their cattle quiet? Press the moooote button!

36. How did a cowboy get to know whether his cattle are properly following him or not without turning his head back? He herd them behind him.

37. What is the secret to cowboys being extremely rich? Their horse gives them a few bucks every day.

38. What is a perfect way to describe a very happy cowboy? A jolly rancher.

39. Which cowboy Hollywood actor celebrity is known to light campfires very easily? It most definitely has to be Flint Eastwood!

40. Which cowboy wears a cowboy hat, black leather jacket with studs, cowboy boots, a big silver belt buckle, and black lipstick? Goth Brooks.

41. Why was the cowboy sick when he rode a wild horse in the forest? Because he got affected with bronc-itis!

42. What do you call a take-out low-calorie meal for a cowboy? A saddle light dish.

43. How do Chinese cowboys greet each other? They say, "NiHowdy!"

44. What do cowboys do to calm down while looking over their cattle? They listen to some country moosic!

45. Where do the cowboys usually feed all their herd of cattle? They usually feed their cattle at the calf-eteria!

46. What does it mean when a cowboy finds a horseshoe? His horse is walking around in his socks.

Knock Knock Cowboy Jokes

Hold onto your cowboy hats as you open the saloon doors to a world of knock-knock funny cowboy jokes. Handpicked to spur on laughter, these wild western witticisms are perfect for sharing with family and friends.

So, saddle up and get ready to knock on the doors of humor and laughter. And remember, when it comes to cowboy jokes, the funnier the knock-knock, the better the guffaw!

47. Knock! Knock!

Who's there?


Hans who?

Take your Hans off my gold.

48. Knock! Knock!

Who's there?


Heywood who?

Heywood you please hand me that lasso?

49. Knock! Knock!

Who's there?


Audi who?

Audi pardner?

50. Knock! Knock!

Who is it over there?


Handsome who?

Please would you Handsome chili over?


Well, partners, there you have it. A compilation of 50 rip-roaring cowboy jokes that'll make even the most hardened sheriff crack a smile. Pros?

They're barrels of fun and suitable for the whole posse. Cons? You might just run into a chuckle stampede!

Don't be shy; share these jokes at your next family hoedown or school roundup. Whether you're a true cowboy or just one at heart, these jokes are a surefire way to get into fits of laughter and keep the good times rolling.

Keep in mind that in the wild, wild West of humor, laughter might just be the best treasure of all.

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Written by Akinwalere Olaleye

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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Akinwalere OlaleyeBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

As a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual, Olaleye's expertise lies in administrative and management operations. With extensive knowledge as an Editor and Communications Analyst, Olaleye excels in editing, writing, and media relations. Her commitment to upholding professional ethics and driving organizational growth sets her apart. She has a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Benin, Edo State. 

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