WikiHorseWorld Pedigree Update

  All of the North American Mangalarga Marchadors AND their ancestors have been added to our new pedigree system.  It was a big effort to transfer our data manually. 938 Mangalarga Marchador horses are in our database. (206 are registered with the USMMA, but that number includes some horses that are now deceased).  All of…

Marcha Gait Genetics

Dr. Ann Staiger of Cornell University is researching gaited horse breeds to find the “gait gene”. Her studies also include lots of measurements of the angles and body parts of the horse to determine the role of conformation and gait. Ann recently traveled to Brasil during the 2012 MM National Show at the invitation of…

Saddle and Stirrups Magazine Features the Mangalarga Marchador

Lynn Kelley is a regular contributor to the new Saddle and Stirrups ipad magazine. You can subscribe today through itunes or by following this link: http://saddleandstirrups.com/magazine. Downloaded in over 65 countries, this new digital format allows for better pictures, videos and more! The first article appeared in the October 2012 issue and featured the MM…

Gaia do Summerwind

Gaia made history at 11:00 p.m.October 27, 2012, becoming the first MM foal born in the US using imported frozen semen from Brasil. A labor of love, our dream was realized when Agro Maripá collected and exported the first frozen MM semen from 3 of his stallions in Brasil. Our continued thanks to Agro Maripa!…

March News – from our members!

Reported to Aline Greene, newsletter editor 4 Seasons Marchadores, MT — Lori Silcher and her Marchador stallion Baluarte Piry, submitted a video to become “America’s Favorite Trail Horse”.  The videos were submitted to the ACTHA where fans voted for their favorite.  Lori came in 2nd place, showing off the versatility of the Mangalarga Marchador and…

MM Birth Announcements – February 2012

Reported to Aline Greene for USMMA Newsletter: Everything is OK in OK with Rick and Liz Schatz when Ator Fazenda Zouga and Marchwind Ate Breve foaled a beautiful colt named Flying Oaks Thor.             Granfina da Lusonatica, adorable filly by Cigana de Miami  & Feitico de Miami, born to Ellen Farmer,…