Reno – Maplewood Stables, Inc. has announced the conclusion of their breeding program in 2019. With the retirement of foundation stallions Osilvis and Cartouche Z from
Maplewood will offer their broodmare band for sale, some in foal for May, and others open for the upcoming breeding season. In addition, Maplewood also offers for sale many young sport horse prospects, from weanlings to 5-year-olds by Osilvis (Silvio II–
“I never intended to be in the breeding business, but in the early 2000s I purchased a 6-year-old Dutch stallion as a grand
As Osilvis and Cartouche Z rose up the levels in show jumping to the grand
“My vision in breeding these stallions was to produce offspring that would serve the American market, meaning these horses would have scope and ability but also balance and brains for the average American trainer, professional, amateur and junior to be successful with, and I feel I’ve accomplished that goal,” Winkel says.
Winkel did not breed to outside stallions and eventually matched some of her two stallions’ offspring together for Osilvis–Cartouche Z crosses. The resulting youngsters are just beginning their show ring careers, and Winkel is looking forward to seeing where these impressive bloodlines take them.
“I was never interested in breeding to other European stallions because I knew what I was getting with my stallions. I personally trained and showed them, took them to the grand
For a complete list of the broodmares and young sport horse prospects available, visit: www.maplewoodstables.com/horses-for-sale.
“Anyone who remembers these stallions competing knows how special they are and how special it would be to own one of their offspring,” said Winkel. “Osilvis does have a limited amount of frozen semen available, however, we have no frozen of Cartouche Z. The young horses available now will be his grand finale.”
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