Fall Marchador Quarterly – available on ISSUU!

Dear Members: Enjoy your Fall edition of the USMMA Journal.    This issue features updates from the USMMA Office, Memorials to Marchadors and the ABCCMM Inspection recently conducted in October. https://issuu.com/usmma/docs/journal_7_2018_draft In addition, we added 2 other magazine articles 1. Horse Illustrated August 2018 issue – feature on the Mangalarga Marchador (some facts were incorrectly…

Horse Illustrated features the Mangalarga Marchador

The Mangalarga Marchador was the breed profile in the August edition of Horse Illustrated. There are some errors in their reporting but we are happy to have the publicity! The errors are in the breed standard and in the dates the first Marchadors were imported into the US. We are writing a letter to the…

USMMA Videos out on Youtube

Dear USMMA Members:   In January, Randy Conilogue, our USMMA Registrar, volunteered for an important project.   To create a video show that would run on a large screen TV during the Mane Event the first weekend in April 2018.   He created 14 videos.    It was a great success!  Many USMMA members contributed…

ABCCMM (Brazilian Registry) Inspection Planning

Dear USMMA Members: Tia Nelson, Haras Vista da Serra,   has requested an ABCCMM (Brazilian MM association) inspection in MONTANA during the last week of June.    We are sending out this notification to facilitate coordination with our members who may also need an ABCCMM inspection to double register their Marchador horses with that association.…

Tia Nelson Elected USMMA Secretary

The USMMA special election for Secretary was concluded this week.   Thank you for participating and voting!      We had 2 members who volunteered and the voting was very close.   I am happy to announce that Dr. Tia Nelson, DVM was elected as Secretary and will start immediately!   Congratulations Tia!   Our…

Breed Opportunity for the Marchador

Dear USMMA members, I  have something I would like to share with all of you. Because of my horse training business, I have spoken about the Mangalarga Marchador breed to a Professor from the University of Kentucky. This contact has developed into another  one from a different institution. I have been contacted by Professor Guest…

Marchador Quarterly Journal – Spring 2018!

Dear USMMA Members:   Enjoy your Spring edition of the USMMA Journal.    An additional highlight is the USMMA Annual Report also included with this edition.   Journal online – https://issuu.com/usmma/docs/journal_6_2018_final     Annual report online – https://issuu.com/usmma/docs/usmma_annual_meeting_2018     One of the things we hope to do with this publication is to feature the diversification of…

Special Election – USMMA Secretary

  Dear USMMA Members: We are struggling without someone taking Alessandra Deerinck’s place as Secretary and therefore, I have decided to hold a Special Election for the the sole purpose of adding a new Secretary.  If you are interested in running for this office, please fill out this form to submit your name and your…

USMMA Annual Meeting 2018

The USMMA Annual Meeting held the meeting live at the MM booth at the Mane Event, Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ on March 30, 2018. With the use of Zoom conferencing software, members from the US and Canada could also join in via phone or computer. Jeff thanked his Board of Directors and the Mane Event organizers…

Mane Event Happens March 30, 31 and April 1st

Update on the Mane Event!  Westworld, Scottsdale AZ The USMMA Booth is 1401. The Mane Event Schedule is out!  Click the link to see what’s happening!  https://scottsdale.maneeventexpo.com/attend/schedule/             Meet the Marchador!  Mangalarga Marchador Horses that are coming: Caboclo da Piedade Eduardo do MManor Gabriela do Premier Gaia do Summerwind Igor do…