Dawn Faught, freelance photographer and writer, is an avid horsewoman who enjoys riding her horses through the rugged badlands of North Dakota along with taking pack trips through Montana, Colorado and other wilderness areas.
Her writing and photography has taken her across the country to places of astounding beauty and fascination. She enjoys covering subjects such as equine and western lifestyles, personal profiles, historic hotels, and travel destinations.
"I originally started taking photographs to accompany my articles but now I find myself continually searching for that perfect shot, the perfect light.
My camera is my constant companion, whether I am riding horse, driving down the road or working in the field." Her photographs and articles have been featured in publications including Cowboys & Indians, Western Horseman, Heartland USA, AAA Living, Persimmon Hill, ND Horizons, Cowgirl Living, Trail Blazer, Trail Rider, Today's Horse Magazines along with selling prints and stock photos. She also works with her husband Steve, and son Kyle, on the family farm near Amenia, ND. For more information on Dawn, her photography and writing samples, visit her website at http://www.rushridge.com