14Oct
2019
Another Spectacular Autumn Horseback Ride At Cowley's Rafter Six Ranch!

Happy Thanksgiving Day(Canada) aka Columbus Day! Come Ride With Us ~ Reserve Your Ride Today!

Happy Thanksgiving Day (Canada) aka Columbus Day! So Get Outside & Enjoy The Beautiful Days of Autumn As There Is Only Two Weeks Left of Horseback Riding This 2019 Season! Breathe In All That Open Space & Feel That Freedom On Your Face! Come Ride With Us ~ Reserve Your Horseback Ride Today at Cowley's Rafter Six® Ranch!

29Sept
2019
Another Spectacular Autumn Snow Horseback Ride At Cowley's Rafter Six Ranch!

1st Day of A Spectacular Autumn Snow Storm With Happy Riders! Come Ride With Us ~ Reserve Your Ride Today!

1st Day of A Spectacular Autumn Snow Storm With Happy Riders! The Beautiful Gold of Autumn Is Temporarily Hidden Under a Freesh Blanket of Fluffy White Snow That's Like Walking In A Winter Wonderland! When The Clouds Depart & Leave Breathtakingly Fresh & Clear Azure Skies Revealing Snow Capped Mountain Peaks... You Get Amazing! So Get Outside & Enjoy The Beautiful Days of Autumn! Breathe In All That Open Space & Feel That Freedom On Your Face! Come Ride With Us ~ Reserve Your Horseback Ride Today at Cowley's Rafter Six® Ranch!

23Sept
2019
Another Spectacular Autumn Horseback Ride At Cowley's Rafter Six Ranch!

1st Day of A Spectacular Autumn! Come Ride With Us ~ Reserve Your Ride Today!

1st Day of A Spectacular Autumn! The Beautiful Gold of Autumn Has Arrived With Azure Skies & Snow Capped Mountain Peaks! So Get Outside & Enjoy The Beautiful Days of Autumn! Breathe In All That Open Space & Feel That Freedom On Your Face! Come Ride With Us ~ Reserve Your Horseback Ride Today at Cowley's Rafter Six® Ranch!

02Sept
2019
Cowley's Rafter Six Ranch in the 2019 Cochrane Labour Day Parade!

2019 Cochrane Labour Day Parade Winners!

This Was Our View From The Authentic 1880's Concord Stagecoach in The 2019 Cochrane Labour Day Parade ~ Monday Sept 2nd, 2019! We Actually Brought Home The Bacon With The "Best Corporate Float" in this Classic Canadian Foothill Town's Annual Parade! With 80 floats, this was the longest parade Cochrane has ever seen! Leading our entry was Rafter Six Ranch Owner Stan Cowley & Blackfoot Nation Elder Kelly Good Eagle!

Book Your Horseback Ride Early For The Spetember Labour Day Long Weekend!
The Long Weekend Begins Friday August 30th, 2019 through Saturday August 31st, Sunday September 1 & Monday September 2nd, 2019!

05Aug
2019
Adventures In Yoga ~ Trail Ride & Yoga!

Civic Day ~ August Long Weekend!

Book Early For The Busiest Long Weekend of The Year ~ Civic Day ~ August Long Weekend!
The Long Weekend Begins Friday August 2nd, 2019 through Saturday August 3rd, Sunday August 4th & Monday August 5th!

05July
2019
Cowley's Rafter Six Ranch in the 2019 Calgary Stampede Parade!

2019 Calgary Stampede Parade Winners!

Here We Are in The 2019 Calgary Stampede Parade ~ Friday July 5th, 2019! We Actually Brought Home The Bacon With The "Best Western Heritage Entry" Awarded By The Calgary Stampede ~ For The 3rd Year Straight In This Classic Canadian Foothill City's Annual Parade! Cowley's Rafter Six® Ranch Won The 1st Place Ribbon & Plaque in 2017 & 2018 & 2019 For "Best Western Heritage Entry" Awarded By The Calgary Stampede!

The Calgary Stampede is excited to announce actress and local ‘Cowgirl’ Amber Marshall will lead the 2019 Calgary Stampede Parade as this year’s Parade Marshal.

Watch The 2019 Calgary Stampede Parade Live on CBC Television or Online at CBC.ca

05July
2019
Stan Cowley's 80th Calgary Stampede!

The 2019 Calgary Stampede Parade!

Come & Watch Cowley's Rafter Six® Ranch in The 2019 Calgary Stampede Parade on Friday July 5th, 2019! This is Stan Cowley's 80th Consecutive Stampede Parade & His Son David Cowley's 40th Consecutive Stampede Parade!! Enjoy Watching All The Western Showmanship & Style of This Classic Canadian Foothill City's Annual Parade! Cowley's Rafter Six® Ranch Won The 1st Place Ribbon & Plaque in 2017 & 2018 For "Best Western Heritage Entry" Awarded By The Calgary Stampede!

The Calgary Stampede is excited to announce actress and local ‘Cowgirl’ Amber Marshall will lead the 2019 Calgary Stampede Parade as this year’s Parade Marshal.

Watch The 2019 Calgary Stampede Parade Live on CBC Television or Online at CBC.ca

01July
2019
Rafter Six Ranch in the 2019 Canmore Parade!

2019 Canmore Parade ~ Happy Canada Day!

Here We Are in The 2019 Canmore Canada Day Parade ~ Monday July 1st, 2019! We Celebrated Canada's 152 Years of Confederation By Participating In This Classic Canadian Rocky Mountain Town's Annual Parade! Cowley's Rafter Six® Ranch Won The 1st Place Commercial Business Ribbon in 2018 from The Town of Canmore!

01July
2019
2018 Canmore Parade

2019 Canmore Parade ~ Happy Canada Day!

Watch Us in The 2019 Canmore Canada Day Parade ~ Monday July 1st, 2019! Come Celebrate Canada's 152 Years of Confederation By Joining In & Watching This Classic Canadian Rocky Mountain Town's Annual Parade! Cowley's Rafter Six® Ranch Won The 1st Place Commercial Business Ribbon in 2018 from The Town of Canmore!

01July
2019
Canada Flag & Kokanee's Shadow

Happy Canada Day! Come Ride With Us!

Happy Canada Day ~ Monday July 1st, 2019! Come Celebrate Canada's 152 Years of Confederation The Olde Fashioned Way ~ With A Horseback Ride The Same Way The Pioneers Travelled Daily By! The Best Way To Remember History Is To Re-Live It!!

21June
2019
Sally's Summers Day Ride!

1st Day of Sweet Summer! Come Ride With Us ~ Reserve Your Ride Today!

1st Day of Sweet Summer! Summers Here With Almost 18 Hours of Daylight, So Get Outside & Enjoy The Beautiful Long Days of Sunshine & Summer Time! Breathe In All That Open Space & Feel That Freedom On Your Face! Come Ride With Us ~ Reserve Your Horseback Ride Today at Cowley's Rafter Six® Ranch!

16June
2019
3 Generations of Cowboys!

Happy Father's Day! Come Ride With Us!

Happy Father's Day ~ Sunday June 16, 2019! Bring Out The John Wayne In Your Dad By Treating Him To A Family Horseback Ride With Us At Cowley's Rafter Six® Ranch! Reserve Your Horseback Ride Today! God Bless All Of Our Dear Fathers Everywhere Around The World! Thank You Fathers, Dad's, Daddy's, Pop's, Papa's, Pappy, Grandpas, Grandad's, Gramp's Everywhere!!!! You Are Much Loved & Appreciated Beyond Words!!

01June
2019
New RafterSix.com Website

Welcome To The "New" Cowley's RafterSix.com Website!

We're Hoping That You'll Find It Fresh & Exciting To Look At & Read & Re-Visit Often!

From Horses & Horseback Riding, Rustic Wilderness Camping, Outdoor Weddings, Photo & Video Galleries, & COMING SOON ~ Our Own Cowley's Rafter Six Ranch Emporium Store Catalog ~ Own A Piece of The Legend of Rafter Six®!

Cowley’s Rafter Six® Ranch ~ The Trail Riding Specialists of the Canadian Rockies!

12May
2019
Wildflowers ~ Blue Bells & Brown Eyed Suzies in a Meadow & Mt. Yamnuska at Rafter Six Ranch

Happy Mother's Day With A Bouquet of Wild Flowers!

Happy Mother's Day ~ Sunday May 12, 2019! Bring Out The Annie Oakley In Your Mom By Treating Her To A Family Horseback Ride & A Picnic With Us At Cowley's Rafter Six Ranch ~ Reserve A Ride For Your Mom Today! God Bless All Of Our Dear Mothers Everywhere Around The World! Thank You Mothers, Moms, Mama's, Mammy's, Mères, Mamans, Grandmas, Granny's, Grandmère's Everywhere!!!! You Are Much Loved & Appreciated Beyond Words!!

The Flower of Kindness ~ By Jean Kyler McManus

When we give away a Flower
it's fragrance stays behind
Like a special little "Thank You"
for doing something kind.
In fact, the sweetest things of all
that bring us joy each day
Are not the ones we try to keep
but those we give away.

01May
2019
Open May 1, 2019 ~ Banner

We're Open & Back In The Saddle Again!

Welcome Y'all To Cowley's Rafter Six® Ranch ~ May 1st, 2019! The Trail Riding Specialists of The Canadian Rockies!

Spring Is In The Fresh Mountain Air, The Horses Are Back & Ready To Carry You & Your Family & Friends On A Great Canadian Horseback Riding Adventure!

Open Daily May Thru October!

21April
2019

Countdown To Opening Day Video

Just A Little Fun For Everyone ~ April 21, 2019! Watch A Cool Little Rafter Six® Video That Utilizes Everyday Ranch Tools & Items for Numbers! 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Come On In We're OPEN TODAY At Cowley's Rafter Six® Ranch!

01July
2018
Open May 1, 2019 ~ Banner

BACK IN THE SADDLE (2018) Documentary CANADA 43:54 min

"Back in the Saddle" chronicles the passion of famed Canadian Cowboy David Cowley and his desire to showcase the often mystical bond of trust that can develop between horse and rider by attempting something never accomplished before on horseback. Along the way, David will compete in the Cowboy Up Challenge at the world famous Calgary Stampede, deal with an emotional family tragedy and endure a series of setbacks that will have him questioning his own confidence before rising up to face his greatest challenge as a horseman. Premiered July 28, 2018 at 7 p.m. on CBC-TV.

Also available On-line for viewing on gem.CBC.ca
Produced by Tracy Jacobson & Michael Klekamp. Directed by Tracy Jacobson

21Aug
2017
The Eclipse Ride Aug 2017

The Eclipse Ride Of A Lifetime!

The Total Eclispse of The Sun Was A Spectacular Once In A Lifetime Ride That Occurred On Monday August 21, 2017. The Ride was led by Blood Nation Rafter Six® Wrangler Justin Littleshields and A Traditional Blackfoot Blessing & Drum Ceremony by Kelly Good Eagle of the Blackfoot Nation at The 1977 Pow-Wow & Sundance Site for The 100th Anniversary of the Signing of Treaty 7 (1877)! All Riders Experienced The Specialness of The Occasion, The Profoundness & Solemnity of The Traditional Blackfoot Ceremony, with Nature & How Still, Peaceful & Quiet It Was During The Totality of The Eclipse As Well As The Reddish Tint To The Sky As The Moon Slowly Covered The Face of The Sun As Can Be Seen In Their Photos! A Spectacular Once In A Lifetime Ride!