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Audacious ps - Testimonials

I don't consider myself an authority but I do know what I like. What struck me was that Audacious was the oldest one in the ring and yet he entered like a MUCH younger stallion with loads of exuberance! He was a masculine stallion that couldn't be mistaken for a mare. His neck was up, tail over back and a gorgeous trot! He demonstrated such excitement to be there and he was in it to win! Jeff Schall did a beautiful job handling Audacious while he strutted his stuff!! Once I got past the electric energy he brought, it was incredible to see the details such as his big beautiful eyes, tiny tippy ears, well set neck, short back and smooth length of hip. His quality was obvious. Then I saw his son, Chippendale V. I had to have a breeding! I visited Varian Arabians later that year and saw more of his foals. I bought the breeding that day. I haven't used it until now, I needed the time to be right. I cannot wait until 2016!!

-Greg Norris

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My first Audacious baby (colt) arrived on March 18th.   He is bay and, so far, looks to stay bay with two hind socks and wonderful facial markings.   I am absolutely thrilled with this colt -- pretty, pretty face; great ears; long neck; carries his tail at half-mast even in the stall so looks like he will move.  Refinement and stretch.   Helen is one of my best mares and produced the Region 16 Champion Sweeps filly of 2 years ago by Valentino.   This baby is even better!   I had to choose which mare to nominate for the Region 12 Spotlight auction breeding and I chose Koweta Allelujah.   We'll see, but perhaps it should have been this one.  He can show in the regular Signature class in any event. I'll let you know when the other one comes -- due around April 10. 

Denni K Mack

Koweta Arabians
Monticello, Georgia

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We are absolutely thrilled to have our Dreamcatcher SMF daugher in foal to Audacious ps.
He really epitomizes what we were looking for in a stallion with his short coupling, great
movement, and classic type. Not to mention impeccable breeding and charisma to burn. What
more could you want? Huge thank you's to Sheila Varian fo rmaking this stallion available for
breeding.

Lan Larocque

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Oh, Sheila, it makes my heart sing that you're getting Audacious back out 
there! I'll be watching via computer on Friday and cheering him on.  I'm 
tearing up as I write this. Fans of these precious bloodlines thank you. So, 
win or not win...hooooorah! 

Kathy Huber

Jullyen El Jamaal - Testimonials

I told Johanna (Ullström) I wanted to breed not only a pretty Arabian, but also one that could function properly. What was the point of having an extreme face, but no legs, no back, no shoulder or no hip? I wanted to breed a horse that could be remembered as a complete horse, and not only good to look at in a luxury stall. My love for logic and reason told me that breeding was passing on a healthy genetic pool that had to enable fitness and survival down the road, for the benefit of future generations. A horse had to stay horse. The answer to my question was, after browsing all options around the world, and without any doubt: Sheila Varian. Well, Sheila being a very dear friend, on top of producing some of the most admired Arabians in the world, bred for ultimate performance and usability, this was a choice I felt very comfortable in making. On advice of Johanna, another dear friend, Veronica (Mann-Wernsten), Sweden, bought a few years ago a refined Varian mare, Sasha Jullyen V (*Jullyen el Jamaal x Satine IA), and exported her to Europe. Since the day I saw her at Sheila's place, and later on at Johanna's farm in Belgium, she took a special place in my heart, as much as in my mind. She was gracious, both in temper as in appearance. Her neck was a trademark of the "V" breeding program and made her instantly recognizable within any group. She had the look of an athletic princess, a rare combination. When Veronica mentioned she would be ready to lease her to me for a year, I felt the choice was obvious. A year later, Shivaji JJ was born, by the famous European sire Ajman Moniscione, a name in itself. Both horses combined the best of qualities. I got lucky to be in the country when this little colt decided it was time to see the world. Pretty, balanced, complete and functional. I felt I made the right choice. Thank you Sheila, Veronica and Johanna for this wonderful opportunity!

 
Jeremy Malou
 

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Hi Sheila - Just wanted to share some exciting news with you... Apollo El Jamaal VF (*Jullyen El Jamaal x Apollonia HCF) was named 2011 Jordan National Champion Senior Stallion.  It was an incredible moment for me.. this horse is so special to me and will always hold a very special place in my heart. I had the honour of taking him on his victory lap too ;-)

 

Hope you are doing well,
Braden Davidson

 

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*Jullyen El Jamaal Breeder

You are some of the most professional and kindest people I have ever met. I am so grateful for your understanding offer and just don’t know how to say thank you well enough. I am so impressed with the ethic at Varian and, of course, love the horses. People trying to breed or purchase a top quality horse bred with the good of the horse in mind couldn’t do better than to do so with Varian. I will be a strong supporter of Varian Arabians and will do my very best to send as many people as I can your way.\\
 
Sincerely and with many thanks,
Regina Matthews

 

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Lucia Rose (Jullyen El Jamaal X Markessa Rose) born April of '07, and is the full sister to Mankind. She won Region IX Yearling Filly Breeders Sweepstakes and Region IX Yearling Filly Championship.

Owned by Marvin and Sharon Miller

 

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Sheila,
Thank you so much for the presentation of your lovely *Jullyen horses. We were so impressed with the horses themselves, and also with how you have trained them to come from an early age. Your warm and wonderful hospitality was a highlight of our trip.

Ron & Jari Drassal

 

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Jazz (x Queen of Ssheba) is incredibly flexible at the poll and very light front ended - picks himself up and rolls.......very similar to watching Saddlebred babies.......

Sincerely, Susan Glendenning

 

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We are thrilled! Our colt by Jullyen El Jamaal x Aladdins Tapestry is big, sweet and very smart. This breeding was meant to be and obviously proved to be a great match. This guy is even better than expected!

Best regards,
Betsy Kubiak Sugar Hill Farm, LLC

 

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In May 2006 I was presented with Ali Savant HT, a colt one dreams about but never quite achieves. His beauty and overall quality were complimented by his presence, attitude, curiosity and willingness.

Thank you for your breeding program, commitment to the breed, semi-annual galas, and for your much needed advice.

Shelley Jones
Hill Top Arabians

Maclintock V - Testimonials

Hi Sheila!
Just wanted to send you a few better photos of "Gunny" at 3 days old. This colt came out with perfectly straight legs, long legs, and was strong! He was up within 10 minutes. I love that Maclintock passed on those beautiful markings. Maclintock was a wonderful cross for this mare, and I think I will breed back next year! What a wonderful, beautiful colt! I would recommend Maclintock as a sire to anyone.
Thanks for your guidance with this breeding, and for making my first breeding experience a great one. Your staff was wonderful to work with, and I greatly appreciate the time you took out of your busy schedule to advise me and make this happen.
See you at Scottsdale next year!
Kristen Hanson

 

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  Sheila,
Here is an updated picture of the 2010 picture of the 2010 filly from the TF Shana Bey x Maclitock V breeding. She is very correct and has such a gentle nature about her that my young granddaughters can handle her with ease.
Sincerely, Lisa Pittman

 

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Hi Sheila,
I thought I would attach a few photos of our new filly. She was born Saturday Evening at 11:42pm, with my mom, Matthew, Madysen, and myself watching. She stood straight up in ten minutes without stumbling and has been hitting the ground running ever since. It snowed Monday-Tuesday so today was the first day we were able to let her run in the arena. I allowed her to follow mom down to the arena , however she is very independent and thought it would be more exciting visiting the rest of the horses, chasing the dog, and playing in the pine trees. She is mousey gray right now, assuming she will be black... not exactly the bay colt I was looking for but she is cute.

Thanks, Melissa Rails
 

 

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Hi Sheila,

Just thought I'd share a few photos of our sweet, calm, & gentle, Maclintock V son, MK Zafar. We (FINALLY) had a cool morning and he was feeling perky. ZZ is now 26 months old, 15hh, and just look at that bone!

 

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He's built like a tank yet, he's quick as a cat. I'm having him evaluated at the end of the year in order to explore his prospects as a cutting or reining horse.

Take care,
Kathy Starustka

 

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Hi Shella - I wanted to send you a couple of the latest pictures of my mare Kreasey @ 6 months old. Her registered name is Up N Dunnit and we call her Kreasey. From just a few hours old she was cantering in her stall and had a lot of personality so that's how she got her barn name. She has turned into a beautiful light colored Buckskin, smart with a kind personality. What a great combination of my mare Cremello mare Royal Cremello Chip and Maclintock V. I hope to breed again in 2009.

Thanks Again,
Cynthia Mundell

 

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Hi Sheila,
Tsamurai Mac, AKA "Sammy", truly is a special horse! I know you probably hear this all the time, but it's true. Sammy is three this year and has started his show career already. He went to his first show in May and placed 1st and 2nd in his two classes. We entered him in the Region III futurity. He went Top 5 in the Open. There were only 5 horses and they award a full Top 5, so big deal, right? But then, I took him in the ATR. I had had two lessons on him before the show and hadn't ridden a hackamore horse for two years. I'm really a Hunter Pleasure rider. Sammy hadn't been shown in the hackamore until his Open class. We went Top 5, too, out of 9 horses! The Amateur futurity is open to 3,4, and 5-year-olds, so we were very proud of him. He really took care of me. He truly was born to be a western horse. And outside of the ring, he is an absolute sweetheart, very quiet and kind. He is all the things the Varian Arabians are known for.

WE LOVE OUR VARIAN HORSES!!!

Truly,
Heather Ishida and folks, Ed and Lillian Hughes.

 

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In 40+ years of horse ownership, I have never had any desire to keep a stallion. Khanaan might be the one that changes my mind.

Carolyn Roseberry in Michigan

 

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This colt (x VS Anwara) is impressing me with all his attributes: pretty face, animated neck with good length, good top line, big joints and a motion that lopes then tear off and melts into his stops. A great cross. Again, I thank all of you for the care of and successful breeding of my aged mare.

Sincerely,
Kathie Hill

 

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What a personality she has. Sweet, kind and loving but very smart and more than a little daring! Thanks to everyone at Varian Arabians.

Sincerely,
Sharon Long

 

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 Hi Sheila,
We are so proud of our Maclintock colt, MJ Cadillac Mac. He is extremely bold, confident and not to mention handsome. "Mac" is loaded with personality and has taken a real liking to the kids. He is an exciting addition to our barn. Could not be happier!

Mark & Jennifer Schouten
MJ Classic Arabians
 

 

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Bay filly born to Hullanna May 26, 2007...three white
socks, blaze,lovely dishy head, correct, awesome personality...and such a big girl...so very pleased.

Mike & Barbara Siegel
Santa Fe, NM

 

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East Wind V has a beautiful, balanced length of stride at all three gaits, and is able to come underneath himself easily. He has inherited Maclintock’s great shoulder and hindquarters and overall substance, too. He carries himself with grace as well as power. He’s a once-in-a-lifetime horse.

Judy Byrne & Margaret French Isaac

 

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Dear Sheila,
I love my Maclintock V colts! Both have excellent feet and legs that track straight and true. They have more than ample quarters, short backs, long necks, and beautiful dry heads with big kind eyes. Their temperments are honest, friendly, and sensible; very easy to work with.

Bob Hall
Foothill Arabians

 

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 Hi Sheila,
We love our Maclintock V filly! Melody is very sensible, athletic and beautiful.
Thanks,
Christie Rains

 

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Hi Sheila, Just had to send a picture of my filly Fahs Maggie Vee by Maclintock V. She will be two in june and is already 15.1 HH. She has been a real sweetheart ever since she was born. You ask her to do something once and she's got it. Thanks!!!!

Jack Rasmussen

 

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 We are so pleased with MK Zafar and look forward to breeding to a Varian stallion in the future. He has a quick mind and I see cutting and/or reining in his future.

Kathy Starustka
New Braunfels, Texas

 

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This is a photo from a double "A" OPEN Hunter/Jumper show where East Wind V++ (the only Arab at this HUGE open show) placed in enormous classes as a Hunter Over Fences.

-Judy Byrne

Desperado V - Testimonials


Hi Sheila,

I’m sorry that I won’t be able to make it to Desperado’s 25th birthday.  I send Happy Birthday wishes from his National winning daughter Fire Majik+//.  I have attached on photo from her 2010 Region 17 Champion Trail (Open and Amateur) victory pass.  She went on to become the Canadian Reserve National Champion Amateur Trail horse in 2010.  Maggie is the #1 wining Desperado V offspring in Canada, 2nd mare overall and 6th overall in the AHA achievement awards program of all his offspring.  She has National wins in Trail, Side Saddle and Western Pleasure.  She is 16 this year.  She is the best mind Arabian I had ever had and many people have commented on how good she is at whatever we ask her to do.  She made her debut last year as a lead line horse and will be  a very dependable mount for a walk trot rider in a couple of years.  She goes to all breed events and represents the Arabian breed very well.   She is a very good representative for Desperado and I am always very proud to tell people who her sire is.  I wish I had another one like her as she is irreplaceable!
Karen Caughell & Fire Majik+//
 
 

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