Sheila Varian, April 2010 at Varian Arabians
|Died||March 6, 2016 (aged 79)|
|Occupation||Arabian horse breeder, trainer, owner|
|Known for||Horsewoman, Cowgirl Hall of Fame inductee|
Sheila Varian (August 8, 1936 – March 6, 2016) was an American breeder and trainer of Arabian horses. She was born in Santa Maria, California. Her career began in 1963. She used vaquero-influenced methods of training horses.
Varian produced many famous Arabian horses who won many show horses in the United States. Varian received many awards from the United States Equestrian Federation. She was added into the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in 2003.
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- "Arabian Horse legend, Sheila Varian, Dies at 79". Horse Talk.com. Retrieved March 8, 2016.