A Tribute to Howard Bonis (1944-2017)

  By Lynn Kelley   Howard Bonis, the first Marchador owner in Maine recently passed away late January, 2017   When Howard could no longer take care of his beloved horse, a great home was found with Cyndy Falvey, only a few minutes away on the Maine coastline.   Cyndy is a long-time horse owner…

You can help in new gait genetics research!

The Brooks Equine Genetics Lab at the University of Florida has a new study that continues to research the genes, or combination of genes that might influence gait.   Previous studies have focused on other breeds, this study focuses on Brazilian gaited breeds, with the main focus on the Mangalarga Marchador. Here is some background from their…

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…

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!…

WikiHorseWorld Pedigree Update

by Lynn Kelley 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).…

The Importers – Article 5, Regal Legacy and Premier Intl

The IMPORTERS is a series of articles about the history of the Marchador breed coming to the U.S. and the breeders who brought them in.  This is the fifth installment of the series — Regal Legacy and Premier International LLC.  The bloodlines highlighted in this article are many. If you click on this link below (it will…