Registered Name: Menelik
BWP Number: 276-431-310307710
Color/Markings: Chestnut
Height: 16.2 hh
Date of Birth: 5/08/2010
Country of Birth: Germany
Breeder: Herbert Putfarcken
Year Licensed: 2019
Stud Fee: $1500
Booking Fee: n/a
EVA Status: Negative
Standing At: Pomponio Ranch
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Owner of Record: Signe Ostby
Photo: Alden Corrigan

Bio and Performance Record:
Menelik is an impressive young Hanoverian stallion, foaled in 2010 and imported from Europe in 2015. His early show career included top placings in the $4K 6YO Championships in Sacramento, wins in the 7 year old jumpers at Tryon and Del Mar, and high placings in the 7 year olds and 1.30m jumpers at Colorado and Sacramento as well. At the 2018 HITS Coachella Circuit, he had consistently high placings in the 1.35m classes. During 2019, Menelik won 1.40m $15K Desert Circuit VIII, 2nd in $6K 1.45m FEI Sacramento Int’l Welcome Week and 6th in the 1.40m $2500 Upperville Colt & Horse Show. He also successfully competed in the $25K USHJA Int’l Hunter Derby Desert Circuit IV.

Menelik is by Monte Bellini, a stallion with such a record that includes appearances at World Cup Finals, wins in Nations Cups and a qualification for the 2012 Olympic Games. He is out of Statella P by Stakkato, a Hanoverian Stallion with numerous Nations Cup appearances, ranked No. 1 in the world and named Stallion of the Year 2007 for producing numerous successful sport horses. With this exciting combination of bloodlines, Menelik’s power and athleticism is proving to shape a bright future in both the jumper and hunter ring.