Now or Never HW has the same sire as Valegro, the famous Negro! Sire of Olympic, World Equestrian Games, and World Cup winner Valegro, 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 calls him 'the best horse I ever rode.'
KWPN Stallion of the Year 2017
Proud sire of Valero, two times winner of Olympic Gold in London 2012 and winner of the Individual Gold medal in Rio de Janeiro 2016. Besides this Valero was European Champion, Worl Cup winner, World Champion, holder of the WorldRecord in the Grand Prix, Grand Prix Special and the Grand Prix Freestyle, KWPN horse of the year 2014 and most succesfull dressage horse ever.
Competed up to Grand Prix dressage, proven to have all the top qualities as a sporthorse, unbelievable talent voor Piaffe and Passage and a re-markable workability.
2012: Awarded "Preferent" by the KWPN. o In the HorseTelex Results Ranking (based on offspring competing at na-tional and international levels) placed 5th as highest KWPN placed stal-lion, where sire Ferro is placed 7th.
Sire of the 3 year old National Mare Champion 2016 Iveniz Texel RS2 (damm sire Krack C). o Grandsire of the 2017 KWPN Stallion Show Champion Jameson RS2, damm Atilinda M (keur, pref, IBOP dressage by Negro) breeder: Stal 104, Wijdewormer.
Sire of the 3 year stallion Jureno, accepted for the KWPN Performance test, Negro x Johnson x Vincent, breeder J. v.d. Broek, Hilvarenbeek.
Negro is winner of both the stallion competition in 2000 and 2001, he won the ti-tle "Young Stallion" (Zwolle 2001). During the 2001 World Championships in Ver-den Negro was the best 6-year-old KWPN horse. Negro has successfully completed at small tour level. Of his four starts, he won three times. His first start in the Big Tour, he won convincingly with a score of 72.50%, a su-per debut, showing his unparalleled talent for piaffe and passage.
The dressage index of Negro is 150 with a reliability of 92%. 50% of his offspring is registered as a sport horse, with numerous horses com-peting up to International Grand Prix. Off course we all know Valegro, may be the best Grand Prix horse ever. Besides him the horses Exquis SpargoÜ, Exquis Taikoen, Slegro, Numberto, Nintendo, Netto, Tigro, Taison, Validus, Vainqueur, Tigro, Tegro, Unico G, Vorst, Amazing, Alfranco, ZoŽ, Bufranco, Bailey, Willem-Alexander all competed Grand Prix. Negro offspring is highly appreciated be-cause of there great character, workability, balance, rideabelity and off course the strong use of the hindlegg and there great potential for collection. Negro's children make a stir everywhere, with champions, approved stallions and daughters everywhere in the World. Also through the powerful and positive influences of his genetics, he is becoming increasingly valued as a maternal sire.
Now Or Never HW's dam is by the World Young Horse Champion Quicksilber. This extremely sporty show jumper is an interesting pedigree alternative. After winning the young horse world championships for five year olds in 2005, Quicksilber swiftly moved on to the 1.50 level and - aged seven - he was placed at CSI*-level with Manuel Fernandez Saro. His quick reactions, ideal bascule and scopey jump earned him the title "Reserve Champion" at the Brandenburg approvals. Impressing with his high quality gaits, he was proclaimed the superior winner of his 30 day test and after winning many young horse classes he made it to the finals of the German young horse championships. Quicksilber's sire Quattro was himself successful on an international level and has produced not only top show jumpers up to Olympic level, but also particularly good dressage horses. The dam's sire Restorator, who is well remembered as an international show jumper, achieved much success in east-Germany. Quicksilber passes his modern light type on to his progeny: an eye-catching athletic conformation. A colt from his 2007 crop reached the finals of the German foal championships, making him one of the top ten foals in the country. In 2006 Quicksilber was the producer of the winning foal in Mecklenburg.
Now or Never HW shows typical Negro inheritance, in looks, movement, brains, temperament, he's the total package. He will catch your attention with his beauty and elegance. He is a true eye candy, smart and willing to please.
He has three very good, solid basic gaits and is super balanced, working at 2nd level with a steady and uphill counter canter. This gentleman is easy to sit and impresses with his stunning, uphill canter, his trot swings nicely through his body with a soft back and an active hindleg as well as a free shoulder. His walk is always rhythmic, no matter if collected or extended walk. Everybody will love this one, the judges and the audience alike will be excited to see him.
He is a horse willing to learn daily, very sweet and with his super work ethic and attitude, a horse that fascinates his rider every day of the year. He is so much fun, safe and reliable. Even kids bring him out to and back in from the pasture in Germany, a horse, with a very big heart. He's looking for his life partner to go out, have fun and compete. This sweet boy is uncomplicated on the ground and under saddle.
Now or Never HW is suitable for an amateur, young rider or professional alike to continue his training and go on from there. He is easy all around and behaves like a much older horse.
He gets along well with other horses and loves human attention. He is very level headed. He wants to be in your pockets all the time and thrives for his personal grooming time.
Loads and bathes, goes in the hot walker and is pleasant all around as well as a super partner. He is ready to go to his new owner and impress with his looks and potential for the upper level. This boy will go his way up the levels with ease and fun, hopefully you will be the one guiding him there and getting all the nice compliments you are looking for.
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