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  • Monte Bellini Movement?

    Ok, I'm thinking about Monte Bellini for my mare but I can't seem to find ANY information, scores, video clips, etc. showing his movement.

    I want to improve my mare's movement, will Monte Bellini do this?

    Proud Native Texan!
    owned by 3 Cardigan Corgi's + 3 wonderful horses!
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    Bumping. Still hoping to find info.

    Proud Native Texan!
    owned by 3 Cardigan Corgi's + 3 wonderful horses!


    • #3
      We have 2 Monte Bellinis out of a state premium mare by montezuma (hannover by mont du chantal AA x Argentan). In addition I have seen a lot of fillys by MB at our regional foal inspection tours.

      What to say about MB's heredity:
      Mares should carry blood (TB or else) for refinement, despite MB fillys all had a very good conformation. MB himself has average movement as his fillys have. They are not bad, but you shouldn`t expect an improvement of movement. Also there are often coloured foals like chestnut with a lot of markings (We also have one )

      Sorry for my english, I´m German


      • #4
        I agree with Adela 100%.

        Here is a photo

        and a video

        of the 2012 colt Deficit Hawk m2s (Monte Bellini x Ulysses m2s x Ahorn x Erdball xx). The colt's dam is a half-sister of Wang Chung m2s.
        Morningside Stud


        • #5
          I like your colt, tom

          Our two mares by MB are born in 2007 and 2008. The 2007 mare (Montana) was awarded State Premium Mare in 2010 like her mother and her older halfsister Adela by Askanier. The younger one (Merilin) is State Premium candidate (is that the right translation for a StPrA?) and did her MPT in 2012, but is not awarded yet. Montana is expecting a foal by Levistano (http://www.neustaedter-gestuete.de/d...abet/levistano) this may. Merilin is under saddle at the moment (i ride her) and she is doing very well. She is so ambitious to jump, she never refuses performance, what makes her not easy to ride, but I love those type of horses

          I try to show you some pictures


          • #6
            Well, let`s try this way... Is there any other possibility to upload pictures here?

            Merilin by Monte Bellini and SPM Maike by Montezuma - Weltmeister at age of 3

            a few weeks under saddle (3 and a half)

            at her MPT 2012 (bad quality, i know)

            and at her first riding class

            Last but not least a picture of her fullsister Montana as a foal:


            • #7
              Didin't I just read on another thread that his frozen is not very good? If so, that's a shame. I like this stallion quite a bit.
              "Sometimes you just have to shut up and color."


              • #8
                I heard that his frozen semen isn't very good, but I have no own experience with his frozen semen, because we used fresh semen


                • #9
                  Have you seen this old video?


                  It's interesting to see the pictures shared here, thank you!

                  I've not seen enough offsprings to make a general assessment but we have a filly that fits in pretty well with Adela's thoughts.

                  Some pictures of our filly: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...4067578&type=3

                  She's by Monte Bellini x Dammen x Stanford



                  • #10
                    How about Montender's frozen?


                    • #11
                      James Crawford of Elite Stallions will be carrying Monte Bellini- maybe ask James for info? just a thought.


                      • #12
                        I've got some more videos of our Monte Bellini mare, Ridges Mira that I can share in this thread.

                        She's 3 years old now and has just been accepted to the Swedish Select Horse Sales (auction for SWB showjumpers).

                        Jumping: http://youtu.be/lBaaJLYzKiI

                        Ridden: http://youtu.be/Ot0fvJiBToI

                        We are very pleased with her. Monte Bellini has improved on the dams canter but not on the walk or trot.