Le Primeur enjoyed a successful career standing at Landgestut Celle before coming to Spruce Meadows in 2008. His willingness to work, outstanding jumping ability and three good gaits - especially a tremendous uphill canter, attracted everyone's attention. After successfully participating in his second tournament, he qualified for the Hannoverian show jumping championships in Dobrock in 2001. He has won in excess of 40 aptitude tests and show jumper competitions at the novice, elementary and intermediate levels.
At his performance test Le Primeur scored 9 for character, 9 for temperament and trainability, 9 for conformation, 8 for free jumping, 9 for show jumping, 10 for natural jumping ability, 9 for rideability, 6.5 for walk, 9.16 for trot, 9.84 for canter. In Germany, he sired three licensed sons, 16 state premium mares and 87 main stud book mares, in addition to 22 Verden auction horses. Le Primeur is a stallion of exceptional performance and character.
Results: 1999 - 2nd at Verden
2000 Stallion Performance and Licensing Test in Adelheidsdorf - Approved
Score: 147.84 (Overall Champion, 1st out of 45 candidates)
Jumping: 143.49 (1st)
Dressage: 142.56 (2nd)