Negro
Breeding News and Announcements

Sea Lion: Offspring Report 2019

Ruffian Stables is proud to report that three out of the fifteen foals of 2019 by Sea Lion have been born, and are looking good! Sea Lion’s oldest offspring are starting careers as well. Sea Lioness (shown) just qualified for the FEH National Championships, while Sargasso Sea has a new home with a USET Team member. ...read more

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Is the Stallion's Age Important for Fertility?

According to Dr. Ryan Ferris, in a podcast on TheHorse.com, a stallion's fertility usually peaks around 12 to 15 years of age, and drops a bit after that, and again after age 20. Horses are individuals, of course, ...read more

WSNA News

New Stallion Story: LioCalyon

Our new Stallion Story is about LioCalyon, the founding stallion of Wild Turkey Farm. It’s a particularly poignant story, as LioCalyon passed away as the Stallion Story was being planned. But his memory and his story live on, in tributes and in his offspring. ...read more

Breeding News and Announcements

In Memoriam: LioCalyon of Wild Turkey Farm

Wild Turkey Farm has sadly announced the passing of LioCalyon, April 2, 1992 – February 26, 2019. Lio was the founding stallion of the farm, an elite stallion with the AHHA, and had three approved sons. He competed successfully for over 10 years, and then started a second career as a breeding stallion. ...read more

Negro

Sire of Olympic & World Champion Valegro!
Sire of Olympic, World Equestrian Games, and World Cup winner Valego, Negro has certainly confirmed his value as a sire of top dressage talent. Negro offspring have proven time and again that they have the talent for the FEI work and he is currently ranked 8th on the WBFSH Dressage Sire Rankings. An exceptional canter, active hindleg, and talent for collection are consistent across his offspring. Due to the exceptional quality of his offspring, Negro has been awarded the coveted Preferant status by the KWPN and was the 2017 KWPN Stallion of the Year.

Negro’s sire Ferro has been one of the most successful international dressage stallions in history, capturing the Team Silver at the World Equestrian Games, European Championships, and Olympics. Negro’s dam, the Keur mare Fewrie, is by the successful international dressage stallion Variant.

At his Stallion Performance Test Negro was Reserve Champion overall, earning exceptional praise for his canter which scored an 8.5. Negro won his KWPN Stallion Show competitions and was the highest placed Dutch horse at the 2001 FEI Young Horse Championships. By age 7 he was winning at Prix St. Georges and had a remarkable talent for all the Grand Prix work. Olympic rider Anne Van Olst still calls him ‘the best horse I ever rode.’

Pedigree

Ferro
Fewrie
Ulft
Brenda
Variant
Mewri
Le Mexico
Pia
Farn
Upianne
Afrikaner xx
Lilium
Gondelier
Geerrie

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