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DATES: 1 Saturday: May 20, 2023

TIME: 10:00am - 4:00pm

FEE: $50

LOCATION: Pioneer Museum Paso Robles and Santa Margarita Ranch


INSTRUCTOR: Kathy Loftus

QUESTIONS: Contact Shelly Ingram at or 628-888-4012

Meet the instructor
Kathy Loftus

Kathy Arnold Loftus is a 5th generation San Luis Obispo County rancher who grew up in Carrizo Plains and attended Cal Poly. She and her husband Don Loftus leased the Santa Margarita Ranch, where their family lived and ranched for more than 40 years. While living on the ranch, she created a museum dedicated to the ranch and its long history.

She has hosted more than 25,000 visitors during numerous events and tours, always stressing the importance of the cattle industry.  She continues her love of ranching and its history in SLO County by serving on both the San Luis Obispo County Cattle Women’s Board and also the El Paso de Robles Pioneer Museum Board.