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Embark on a journey into the world of America’s wild horses through the lens of Maria Marriott’s wild horse photography,

where artistry and the untamed spirit of mustangs

merge seamlessly.

WILD HORSE PHOTOGRAPHER MARIA MARRIOTT BRINGS YOU THE AMERICAN
WILD HORSES THROUGH UNIQUE MINIMALISTIC COMPOSITIONS AND AN INTIMATE STYLE.

herd of wild horses against snow capped mountains

In 1971, the “Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act” was passed by the United States Congress.

The Act declares these iconic animals to be

“living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West.” 

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MCCULLOUGH PEAKS WILD HORSES

TO THE EAST OF CODY, WY lies an area of great natural beauty. It's a land of rugged landscapes; snow-capped peaks, the impenetrable badlands, lofty buttes, offset by lush meadows and streams. 

In this natural habitat lives an equally rugged and impressive herd of wild horses - the McCullough Peaks wild horses.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

A HORSE LOVER and an equestrian for most of her life, internationally award-winning equine photographer Maria Marriott combines her passion for horses with the art of photography. Through simple compositions and an intimate style, Maria brings you the raw beauty, strength, and spirit of the American wild horses.

 

Known for her unique approach to equine photography  and fine art, Maria’s artwork hangs in homes around the world. Her depiction of America’s wild horses in their natural habitat evokes strong emotions in every image.

Her work as a commissioned equine portrait photographer reflects her deep connection to these majestic creatures. According to collectors and clients, her awe-inspiring images truly capture the essence of each horse.

 

Maria’s uncanny ability to expertly frame the wild horses, bringing out the soul of these resilient creatures,

creates a timeless allure that wakes the imagination.  

 

Explore her mesmerizing collections of wild horse photography in wall art that celebrates the grace, wild spirit, and strength of American wild horses in their natural habitat and enter a hidden world that few have experienced.

a woman holding a camera with wild horses in the background

 FOLLOW THE JOURNEY

IMAGINE STANDING on the top of a small mountain, looking over a vast expanse of American wilderness, a largely dry plain with the occasional water hole in the distance. You see a series of small dots towards the horizon, which could be rocks, bushes, or cattle. But lifting your binoculars, you are able to see that it is a herd of mustangs.

Follow Maria's journey as she shares her experience in the wild and the making of her wild horse images.

gray scale female holding a binoculus
a roan color wild horse

GIVING BACK

THROUGH HER LENS, Maria seeks to foster an appreciation for the untamed wilderness and the beauty of the American wild horses, believing that the most persuasive form of advocacy can come through art.

Maria Marriott Photography is a proud supporter of several non-profit organizations that tirelessly work to ensure the well-being of the American wild horses.

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