Hanoverian Terms

SPS States Premium Mare Used in Germany EM Elite Mare is the term used in the US.

A Mare has to be inspected in hand on the triangle with an overall 7 next take the MPT mare performance test, walk,trot,canter,rideability and free jumping must total an overall 7 and have a foal. These are the best and finest mares used in the world for breeding.

In Germany the mare must also gain the title 1a at a mare show. The 1a is a title given to the very best mares at the show.

inspection and MPT scores

  • 6 average
  • 7 above average
  • 8 very good
  • 9 great and rare
  • 10 rare perfect, normally not given

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