Our Team


Resident Trainers


Julie Winkel

maplewood ceo

Julie, Maplewood's owner/operator, is a nationally renowned rider, trainer, judge, clinician, educator and author. She established Maplewood in 1977 and it's now the premier Equestrian Center in Nevada and the surrounding area. 

Andrew Jayne

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maplewood assistant trainer/rider

Andrew is a graduate of the Maplewood Horse Industry Training Program and joined the team as a young horse trainer and also teaches lessons.


emily anderson

breeding and young horse manager

Emily Anderson graduated from Maplewood’s Horse Industry Training Program in January of 2019 and was the first student to receive her certificate of completion under the two-year program licensed by Nevada’s Commission of Post-Secondary Education.


Kevin winkel

Head Trainer/Rider at MaplewooD northwesT

Kevin, Julie's son, is a top West Coast show jumper who specializes in training and showing young horses from the ground up to the Grand Prix level. After showing Maplewood's stallions Cartouche Z and Osilvis to Grand Prix wins, he's now doing the same with their offspring.