What % Cowgirl Are You?

Zoe Samuel

How old were you when you learned to ride a horse?

How many cowboy hats do you own?

How good is your aim with a slingshot?

How big is your favorite hat?

Do you have a good head for heights?

Can you rope a steer?

Do you defend your own property against all comers?

How many pairs of proper outdoor boots do you own?

What do you think of people who have a no-shoe policy in their house?

What kind of dog do you have?

How's your line dancing?

What instrument do you play?

What's your signature dish to bring to a potluck?

What's the best kind of party?

What's the most physical job you've ever had?

How do you get internet at your house?

Have you ever shod a horse?

In your life, how many fenceposts have you put up?

Can you do a proper four-fingered whistle?

When do you put up your Christmas lights?

What's for dinner?

When is the last time you fished for your own dinner?

Can you gut a fish?

When did you first sleep out under the stars?

Could you ever live in a major city?

If your horse is being annoying in the stable, how do you discipline it?

What's the worst injury you've ever had from falling off a horse?

What's the scariest thing that has ever bitten you?

What sort of outdoor seating do you have at your place?

Which vegetable do you eat most often?

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About This Quiz

The cowboy and cowgirl are in many ways the most iconic American symbols in our culture. They are a duo who were able to scratch out a living in a tough landscape. Today, their descendants are still with us, living the modern version of that same lifestyle. The horses have been partially replaced by ATVs and trucks, the music is amplified, and the amount of steak consumed has risen, but the fundamental values are the same. Cowgirls and cowboys appreciate family, loyalty, and country. They eat meat, they dress plainly, and they work hard—but they also know how to kick back and party.

Of course, you don't have to go full cowgirl to enjoy some elements of it. Perhaps you're the ultimate city sophisticate, but you come from a ranching family and your roots are still out there among the steers and the tumbleweeds. Perhaps you're at the other end of the scale: a line-dancing, slide-guitar playing, straight-shooting, country girl who loves her horses, her dogs, her truck, and her fella? Perhaps you're somewhere in between. It's time to find out just what percentage cowgirl you really are!

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