foaled May 30, 1963, was bred by
Hank Wiescamp. In 1965 he was
purchased by Carl Miles who is
considered by most to have been
the one most responsible for
into the horse he was.
Miles was a promoter and knew how
to "sell" a horse to
the public. In addition, Miles
saw in Prince
potential "Super Horse"
who had the potential to pass on
his greatness to his progeny.
Through a great deal of careful
breeding, Miles worked to produce
Appaloosa's with quality
conformation and ability as well
Miles started working to get Prince
into the public's eye by placing
him on the show circuit where he
won many times. He won "get
of sire classes" as well. In
the years following, the get of Prince
also became known for their wins
in the show ring and the legend
way that Carl Miles marketed Prince
to place the leopard stallion on
the back of every copy of Appaloosa
August 1967 to February 1984.
This strategy quickly placed Prince
the forefront of Appaloosa
breeders' minds, and before long
he became a household name
thoughout the Appaloosa industry.
a syndicate in 1974. Eventually,
one member of the syndicate
purchased all but one and a half
The stallion was moved to
Stalmans' Rimwold Ranch in
Pennsylvania where he stayed for
the rest of his life.
passed away in June of 1988 due
to natural causes. According to
his 1988 Appaloosa
obituary, "...on the day of
Prince's death, owner David
Stahlman had taken the stallion
from his stall, bathed, brushed
and clipped him, and escorted him
on a leasurely walk at Rimwold
Ranch. It was a peaceful close to
a noteworthy life."