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