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Stephanie Brown
01 June 2023
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May 2023 "Unexpected Surprises" The high mountains of Southern Nevada, about an hour to the Northwest of the famous city of Las Vegas, contain some of the most beautiful country in the lower USA. The area is known as the Spring Mountain Range and Mount Charleston Wilderness. The area hosts miles upo...

VARIAN HORSE SALES NETWORK:

C Major V

(Major Mac V x Crystal Jewel V) Foaled 4/17/21 Bay Gelding Breeders Sweepstakes, Scottsdale Signature Stallion, AWPA, U.S. Futurity C...

Mirage Of Fame

(Audacious ps x Essence Of Fame)  Foaled 5/14/2012 Bay Mare Mirage Of Fame has an uncommon pedigree as she is a double granddaughter of...

Pandoras Seekret V

(The Seeker V x Pretty Pauline V) 2018 Bay Arabian Filly   2023 Scottsdale Show: Arabian Sport Horse Under Saddle Dressage Type Jr...

Salida Del Sol RS

(Macnificent RS x EC Sweet Dream) 2020 Bay Arabian Gelding   2023 Mid-Summer/Youth Nationals: TOP 10 class 2741 Arabian Sport...

Agraced RS

(Audacious PS x Agracie Girl V +++// by Sundance Kid V) 2016 Black Gelding SSS Signature Stallion Breeding 2023 Scottsdale...

Texas Ranger RS

(Macnificent RS x A Good Time In Texas) 2019 Half-Arabian Pinto Gelding Flashy and athletic gelding that is playful and people oriented. Started...

May Flower RS

(Monticello V x Flower Girl V) 2017 Grey Arabian Mare 2023: Scottsdale Top Ten Hunter Pleasure Walk/TrotRegion 7 Reserve Champion Arabian Sport...

Showstopper RS

(Macnificent RS x Show Mia Rose) 2019 Grey Arabian Filly 2023 Scottsdale Show: Arabian Sport Horse In-Hand Dressage Type...

Footloose N Fancy RS

(Macnificent RS x Flower Girl V) 2019 Black Arabian Filly 2023 Scottsdale Show: • Arabian Sport Horse In-Hand Dressage Type...

Pizzazz RS

(Macnificent RS x Pretty Pauline V) 2020 Bay Arabian Colt 2023 Scottsdale: Champion Sport Horse In-Hand Dressage Type Stallions...

THE VARIAN ARCHIVES:

Varian Arabians Cemetery

 There is such a peacefulness that can always be found in the Varian Arabians cemetery... have you experienced it yet? If you haven't – or if you simply need a boost of hope today – join us for a walk together through it. You'll hear the birds singing sweetly over the memories of these equine pillars as the breeze flows gently through the pepper trees. The farm is now owned by Varian...

Varian Arabians - History Wall

The history wall is still located in the main barn at the new Varian Equestrian Center - http://varianequestrian.comThe history wall, created by Angela, tells the Varian story through photos, stories and memoribilia. Appointments are required. To make an appointment contactVarian Equestrian Center:  Simon@varianequestrian.com ...

V: The Legacy of Sheila Varian

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Golden Jubilee

Varian Golden Jubilee Weekend / August 6th, 7th & 8th / 2004 "DREAMS DO COME TRUE or A STATE OF EUFORIA" by Judy French www.ImagesByZita.com At approximately 10:37 a.m. on Friday, August 6th., in Arroyo Grande, California, I turned to my sister Margaret and said, "I am perfectly happy." How could I feel otherwise? I was sitting in the stands at Varian Arabians during the Golden...

Cowgirl Hall of Fame

  November 14, 2003 Sheila was inducted into the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame. She shared this incredible honor with the following fellow inductees: GLENNA GOODACRE, NEW MEXICO A world renowned sculptor, Glenna's works include the Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington DC, the Irish Memorial in Philadelphia, and Crossing the Prairie in Oklahoma City, which won the...

Ronteza at the Cow Palace

by Sheila Varian 1961 — Varian Arabians had 4 or 5 mares. Ronteza was winning, and I had my secret dream to win the Reined Cow Horse class against the finest stock horses in the country at the Cow Palace, to "Win the World" as it was called. Every day after school Ronteza and I practiced in the fields around the ranch. Ronteza, my Ronteza, who had never had another person on her back, had...

History of Huckleberry Bey++

Huckleberry Bey++ in his famous trotting pose by Sheila Varian Huckleberry Bey was foaled on March 19, 1976. We put him to sleep on December 27, 1992. During that time he was a vibrant, enthusiastic, cheerful horse who inherited the skill and coordination of a dancer with the disposition of a favorite child. Huckleberry Bey++ as a yearling When...

History of Bay El Bey++

BAY EL BEY: THE KINGMAKER by Arlene Magid Once in a great while there comes a stallion so prepotent that his influence on his breed can be seen many generations later, a stallion who stamps his descendants with a distinctive look all his own. Such a stallion is rare and wondrous...and such a horse was Bay El Bey, who was laid to rest at the farm where he was born, Varian Arabians, on November...

History of Bay-Abi++

1957 - 1984 For Bay-Abi, life was a lark and he its star merrymaker. All he needed to make his world complete was the perfect sidekick. He found her in 1959 at the first Arabian horse sale to be held at San Francisco's Cow Palace. Her name was Sheila Varian, and she was just 19 years old. "Bay-Abi turned his head and looked at me with his small, tipped ears and quizzical expression. It...

Brief History

"I’ve always known one thing about this breeding business," says Sheila Varian. "That the best way to travel down the road is to take a path right square in the middle and avoid the twists and turns as best you can." Sheila speaks from the wisdom of her near half-century of breeding and ownership of Arabians - years in which she's skillfully negotiated that road, avoiding the ruts and bumps....

In The Beginning

By Sheila Varian The first horse arrived at my house when I was eight. Judy was a Morgan/Percheron cross that stood 16 hands and weight in about 1,200 pounds. My dad was crazy about hunting deer, and Judy was supposed to be a good hunting horse. She stood ground-tied, you could shoot off her back, carry deer in behind the saddle, haul her in any kind of truck. But somehow I managed to school...

Sheila Varian - Profile

Sheila Varian Born: Santa Maria, California Occupation: Horsewoman, breeder, trainer, owner of Varian Arabians, a 230 acre farm with 150 horses in Arroyo Grande, CA   Major Accomplishments: • College graduate from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo & Physical Education teacher at Arroyo Grande High School for 3 years.• October 1961 - Sheila and her Arabian mare Ronteza won the Open Reined...

History - home

  Welcome to a brief history Varian Arabians. Through these pages, you will be able to meet some of the most influential Varian horses, and travel back in time to relive some of the important events in the history of Varian Arabians. Since there have been so many articles written about Varian Arabians and its history, inevitability you will read some of the same information in these...

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