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Kristy Gillot-Hogue

Kristy Gillot-Hogue is the Ranch Manager for all of Varian Equestrian Center. Having worked for Sheila Varian for 15 years until Sheila’s passing when she was the breeding and horse-care manager, Kristy knows the intricacies and every detail of what it takes to provide clients with the very best, white glove service that puts the needs of their horses first.

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Kristy  has owned horses since the age of four and like many other young girls, saw a future for herself in the equine industry. Years later she is now responsible for all aspects of Varian Equestrian Center and relishes in the expert services she and the team are able to provide our clients on this hallowed land. 

Kristy graduated from Cal Poly in 2010 with an animal science major and a minor agriculture business and is the happy face welcoming new and old clients every day at the ranch. To contact Kristy directly please email


1275 Corbett Canyon Road
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

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