The Westfalian state stallion Mon Cheri passed away on February 20, 2005. The chestnut sire by Matcho AA out of Galante (by Goldstein x Pik König) died of a heart attack
in his box at the Warendorf State Stud in Germany.
The 20-year old Mon Cheri was bred by Eduard Richters from Osten, Germany, and was reared by Marliese Luckmann and K.L Gerdemann from Appelhulsen, Germany. In 1987, Mon Cheri was licensed in Munster and has been standing at stud in Warendorf ever since.
Mon Cheri has a dressage breeding index of 132 points and stands in the stallion top ten in Germany. He has 349 offspring that are registered as competition horse with the German Equestrian Federation. He sired 15 State Premium Mares and has one licensed son, Montmartre, who passed away last year.