Show Subsidy Award Goes to Connie Claire!

Congratulations to Connie Claire, the first applicant and recipient of the USMMA Show Subsidy Award in 2017.   Connie and her husband Doren will travel to Texas (from Florida) to compete in an international mounted archery event with their Marchador gelding DaVinci do Summerwind, better known as LEO!     For more information about the…

3 Marchadors enter 2017 Northwood Farms Challenge

The Northwood Farms Challenge was created to encourage and motivate horse owners and riders to get out with their horses in inclement weather – the first 12 weeks of winter, to be precise!    Starting with about 50 friends and acquaintances, it has grown into an international event with over 1000 participants. The challenge is…

Marchador Wins 30 mile Endurance Ride

Aria de los Cielos and owner/rider Alessandra Deerinck won the Death Valley Encounter on December 29, 2016. Several Marchador horses and owners ride endurance and some have achieved great results, but this is the first WIN!   First place!   And they rode barefoot, even more impressive!   Congratulations to Alessandra and Aria! If you’d…

Regional Event December 10

Thank you to Silver Stables, Phoenix, AZ for hosting the first USMMA regional event!   More of these are planned around the country in 2017. USMMA President Jeff Bosley welcomed the members and Silver Stables students.   Members came from AB, AZ, NM and TX to attend a Ned Leigh Symposium “The Discovery Channel to…

Laurie Klassen awarded USMMA Show Subsidy

Laurie Klassen of SK, Canada, riding Joia-Norte was awarded the USMMA Show Subsidy for her preparation and participation in Cowboy Dressage Clinic and Show.  It was their first venture into this discipline. Take a look.  Congratulations to Laurie and Joia!

Registry Update Project to Begin

USMMA Members and Mangalarga Marchdor Horse Owners will be contacted during September and October to help us  correct and update the USMMA Horse Registration Database.    We will be requesting and validating the horses’ information like color, sex, death, and ownership.   We will also be trying to collect in new photos. Some of the information we have…

Breyerfest 2016 – A Showcase for the Marchador

Breyerfest featured the Mangalarga Marchador as their Celebration Horse and 2016 Model.   There were three Marchadors there at the show that posed for pictures and showed in the arena once a day. The USMMA represented our breed and our breeders at a booth during this July Event.  Our booth was manned by Lynn Kelley,…

Breyerfest update email to members

We are getting ready! But we can use your help! Goal: To participate fully in the 2016 Breyerfest Event July 22 – 24, 2016. There will be 2 booths there representing the Mangalarga Marchador. The USMMA had to purchase booth space in order to participate at a cost of $1,000. What we need – Will…

My first Marchador filly is born!

By Ronald Knaack The morning of April 15th, 2016, I received the call and started driving! My first Marchador foal was waiting for me.   I had leased a Marchador mare, Whispering Pines Lareina, from Connie DeCamp of Westcliffe, CO and bred her using imported frozen semen to Talisma Kafe.    I am a lover of…