PHOTO CONTEST 2020

We want to see new faces, horse faces that is, so we decided to start a photography competition at USMMA. We will use the contest photos to create a USMMA photography bank and to publish a USMMA 2021 calendar. Tom Sliter, fine art photographer from Washington, D.C. has agreed to judge the contest. The winner of the contest…

It’s a Wrap!

The first annual Scottsdale Mangalarga Marchador Show is over! A fun time was had by all – during the trail ride, the practice, the lunches, and the competition day! 19 people and horses were on the Friday morning ride in the desert and 16 were in for the competition. It was a great learning experience…

Save the dates! AZ MM EVENT!

WHEN:   JANUARY 24 – 26, 2020PLACE:   17 RANCH, SCOTTSDALE AZ 85262WHAT:  FIRST ANNUAL SCOTTSDALE SHOW WHO: We have just started planning this event!.   I am chairing the committee and asking members to join that committee now.    We will work on the details and get a memo out to you before Thanksgiving with more.…

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.…

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…

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…

USMMA Events 2018! Mane Event March 30-April 1

Dear USMMA members: SAVE THE DATES! The Mane Event will be held at Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ from March 30-April 1. For more information, please visit their website at: https://scottsdale.maneeventexpo.com This show is an excellent opportunity to promote the Mangalarga Marchador breed in an area that attracts tourists from all over as well as a large local…

USMMA Board Elections – Please VOTE!

The USMMA elections for the Board of Directors is about to begin.   Please vote to approve your association board!   You will be receiving an electronic ballot via email from BALLOTBIN.com.    The election will be open to run from Sunday December 3rd to Sunday December 10th.  If you do not receive a ballot…