Journey into the heartland of the west with Cowboy Country Television. The sense of adventure, excitement and lifestyle that is at the center of the West comes to life in Cowboy Country; a half-hour television series, drawn from the pages of Canadian Cowboy Country magazine. The series celebrates the West through its people and places; giving viewers the true flavour of the West in a personal and intimate way. Cowboy Country reflects a lifestyle and a culture that's entertaining, exciting, interesting and engaging. "Real Ranches, Real Cowboys, Real Life" is more than just a motto, it's a true reflection of the sometimes humorous, often dramatic, and always fascinating lives of people whose contribution to the West is as permanent as a brand.
Cowboy Country - Episode 1
The humour of Cartoonist Ben Crane, our TrailBlazer is the famous Black Cowboy John Ware, and we profile the Women of The Range. We tour the amazing Kwaznicki Home of the West… in the Kitchen we are preparing Cheyenne River Ribs, and we visit Canadian Historic Site Bar U Ranch National Historic S...
Cowboy Country - Episode 2
Silversmith Kelly McRae shows us how it’s done, Entrepreneur, Businessman, Cowboy and TrailBlazer Chunky Woodward, and preserving our western heritage with Patty Lund at the Bar X Ranch. In the kitchen we prepare Billie’s Branding Roast, and we profile stock dog trainer Dale Montgomery.
Cowboy Country - Episode 3
Artist Michelle Grant gives it to us in black and white, and our TrailBlazer is Tom Three Persons, We profile Living Legend Dave Shields, an interesting way to bake in the Cowboy Kitchen with Paper Sack Apple Pie, and we visit National Heritage Site Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump.
Cowboy Country - Episode 4
We profile Artist DC Lund, learn about our TrailBlazer Herman Linder and show you a different kind of Rodeo… Ranch Rodeo. In the kitchen we prepare a Bowl of Red and we visit with the host of Spirit of The West, Hugh McLennan.
Cowboy Country - Episode 5
In this episode we profile Photographer Kim Taylor, our TrailBlazer is the visionary Grant McEwan, and we profile three talented brothers from BC… The Dinwoodie Brothers. In the Cowboy kitchen we prepare a favourite at any gathering… Chicken Wings.
Cowboy Country - Episode 6
We profile the people behind the scenes at the Remington Carriage Museum, The legendary Sam Steele is our TrailBlazer, and we visit the century old OH Ranch. In the kitchen, Jean’s Beans are sure to please and a historic Home of The West at the Reesor Ranch in Saskatchewan.
Cowboy Country - Episode 7
An old-fashioned Branding at the Lucasia Ranch… our TrailBlazer is Rodeo Star, Inventor, Sculptor and Actor… Earl Bascom. Mosey along the historic Cowboy Trail in Southern Alberta…in the Kitchen Ash, Dave and Barb cook up Prairie Oysters, and we showcase the fascinating cowboy collection of Bill ...
Cowboy Country - Episode 8
Dave Poulsen’s Cowboy wit and humour rides off the pages… Retrace the strong life and mysterious end of our TrailBlazer, famed Sioux chief, Sitting Bull. A profile of BC's stunning Quilchena Ranch, English Brown Stew in the Cowboy Kitchen and The spiritual side of cowboy life is explored at Cowbo...
Cowboy Country - Episode 9
A behind the chutes look at The Canadian Rodeo Cowboy Sports Medicine Team… Retrace the career of internationally acclaimed bronc rider, Pete Knight. A profile of the Cowboy Benevolent Fund and how it helps injured Cowboys. In the kitchen we bake up a Bull Rider Pie, and Welsh’s Saddlery, 100 yea...
Cowboy Country - Episode 10
Cowboy Country profiles custom hat maker, Vern Elliott, Retrace the heady life of rancher, brewer and TrailBlazer A. E. Cross. Visit the Reesor Guest Ranch… Stunning 5th generation Saskatchewan ranch nestled in the Cypress Hills. We get healthy and toss up Happy Trails Salad in the Cowboy Kitchen...
Cowboy Country - Episode 11
We go from the literati to the lariati with our look at cowboy poetry… Profile Canada's singing cowboy Wilf Carter… and sit down with a long look at the tall life of singer, songwriter Corb Lund. Host Ash Cooper and Dave and Barb Poulsen cook up Scratch My Back Cookies and we visit the Royal Albe...
Cowboy Country - Episode 12
A profile of Saskatchewan's century-old Moorhead Ranch… Our TrailBlazer is famed Metis leader, Gabriel Dumont. A day in the life of artist and rodeo clown and Cowboy Country, Host Ash Cooper… Chuckwagon Biscuits in The Cowboy Kitchen and we visit Lucasia Guest Ranch… 4000 Acres of adventure and h...
Cowboy Country - Episode 13
Showcasing the custom lakefront home of the Bean family… Revisit the life of renowned trickrider, bronc rider, rodeo show woman and TrailBlazer, Florence LeDue and we showcase the premiere horse-drawn collection of Alberta's Remington Carriage Museum. Western Hash is the order of the day in the C...