Scottsdale Show Details! Jan 24-25

SAVE THE DATES!  IT’S HAPPENING! WHEN:   JANUARY 24 – 26, 2020PLACE:   17 RANCH, SCOTTSDALE AZ 85262WHAT:  FIRST ANNUAL SCOTTSDALE SHOW WHO:   Coming so far — 19 USMMA Members and 11 MM horses, most available for sharing.   Interest from an additional 5 members.   SIGN UP TODAY!!!!DETAILS :  Attached are 3 PDF FILES, plus…

EQUINE AFFAIRE RECAP

We had a tremendous event experience at the Equine Affaire in Springfield MA on November 7 through November 10.     The USMMA had our first presence at this event this year.     This was a huge show with large crowds every day!   New England is great horse country and we took the…

Equine Journal News!

We have exciting news!   The USMMA has become an affiliate with the Equine Journal magazine for one year.  www.equinejournal.com   It is published on-line and in-print and thus offers us a great way to increase exposure to the Mangalarga Marchador breed.     We will be looking for other opportunities and would welcome member suggestions.This new…

Summer MM Journal

Enjoy your Summer edition of the USMMA Journal!  It’s out on ISSUU as an on-line publication. Link to read the Journal on-line – you can make it big!!!!  :  https://issuu.com/usmma/docs/journal_10_2019_finalPDF file to download (low-resolution) Because we held up this one issue hoping to get the MT cavalgada in it, we will hold up the next…

Virtual Dressage Competition for Gaited Horses!

Two October Virtual Competition Dressage Tests – by Teresa Bippen, FOSH FOSH (Friends of Sound Horses) has partnered with NAWD (North American Western Dressage) to bring you a special offer  and opportunity.   (You must become a member of FOSH)  Use one test to “get ready” by submitting a virtual dressage test ANYTIME or during…

Montana Cavalgada 2019

Thanks to Dr Tia Nelson and Derek Brown, our hosts for the event, the weekend ran without a hitch. USMMA members traveled from AZ, CO, FL, MN, MT, OR, PA, UT, TX, and SC to attend. The USMMA 2019 Mangalarga Marchador Gathering was held at the historic Haras Vista da Serra Ranch in the breathtaking…

Show Subsidy Awarded to Dana Johnsen

Dana Johnsen was awarded a $250 show subsidy award for her participation in the 2019 Canadian National Andalusian show with her Marchador mare Valentim-Beijo Fazenda Zouga Dana and Valentim performed demos of the gaits and abilities of the Marchador breed to these Iberian horse lovers during the show. It was a great opportunity to introduce…

In Print! July issue Sport and Trail

From Mark LaRowe, photographer: I am very excited to share my first published, written article, accompanied by my own photography! Thanks to everyone at Sport & Trail Magazine for asking me to work on this project, and special thanks to Tia Nelson, Haras Vista da Serra, for believing in me and allowing me to document…

USMMA EVENT – MT Cavalgada & Inspection

AUGUST 15-16 ABCCMM Inspection AUGUST 17-18 USMMA Cavalgada Announcing the USMMA 2019 Mangalarga Marchador Gathering.  Join us for an extended weekend at the historic Haras Vista da Serra Ranch in the breathtaking mountains of Montana, home to about 30 Marchador horses.  Just being here is special. So grab your horse and saddle or borrow one of ours…

AUGUST MONTANA CAVALGADA!

AUGUST 15-18! COME TO MONTANA AND RIDE MANGALARGA MARCHADORS!!!   What could be better?   The USMMA is planning a multi-day event at Haras Vista da Serra, located near Helena Montana.  Tia Nelson, DVM has offered her beautiful ranch for the venue.   There will be a mix of opportunities for education, riding and social gatherings.…