The 7-year-old Meinte 490 has crossed the Ocean to the United States. His owner Arno Thomassen has leased him off to The Friesian Connection in Michigan for a period of two years.
Over there Meinte 490 is now stable mates with Hessel 480 who moved there two years ago. Sport stallion Meinte 490 was bred by Gert Cent out of the Preferent Studbook mare Boukje C., an Anton 343 daughter out of the Star Preferent Hadassah Marja H. (Jelmer 297). End 2015 Meinte 490 earned his approval. By means of frozen semen the stallion will continue to be available via the Van Manen Brothers.