Our Team

Maplewood's Resident Trainers


Julie Winkel

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. 


Kevin winkel

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.


Assistant trainer

Andrew Jayne

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