The Cattle Baroness

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About me

Industry Agriculture
Occupation Cattle Rancher and Author
Location Creston,, Washington, United States
Introduction Dawn Nelson prides herself in being a true working cowgirl. She was born and raised on a cattle ranch in North-Eastern Washington state. Married to a cattle rancher she now calls Creston, Washington her home. Dawn, along with her husband and their daughter, own and operate a cattle ranch in central Washington. She enjoys showing her registered cattle, riding horses, hunting, camping, writing and just about anything that involves the outdoors. She is the winner of The Academy of Western Artist, 2010 Buck Ramsey Book of the Year Award. She was a finalist for the 2010 and 2011 Storytelling Award given out by the Western Music Association. Named first runner-up in the 2011 New York Book Festival and was named as one of the best non-fiction writers in Spokane on “The Best of Spokane” list . Dawn Nelson currently has seven published books out, a cookbook and her first cowboy poetry CD. Her CD, titled “Then He Made Cowgirl” jumped to number four right out of the gates on the Western Ways top ten cowboy poetry albums. Award winning author Dawn Nelson, wife, mother, rancher and genuine, hard working cowgirl. For more information go to
Interests Horses, cattle, writing, packing, hunting, camping, anything outdoor.
Favorite Movies Westerns
Favorite Music Old country
Favorite Books Mine of course!