Facebook Update – Jake Martinez

Jake Martinez is the board member responsible to this page.  Please visit and post photos or videos of your Marchador to the page!   We would like it to be more active and more vibrant in 2017! You can visit us on Facebook by clicking on this link:  https://www.facebook.com/North-American-Mangalarga-Marchador-Assn-USMMA-171153175291/?fref=ts   Following is Jake’s report on…

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…

$25 off UF Genetics course offered to USMMA members

The art of horse breeding has shaped equine genetics since domestication, yet most horse professionals have little understanding of the fundamentals of genetics.  On this six-week online extension course we will examine the underlying mechanisms and inheritance of a number of traits in the horse. Concepts covered will include coat color, genetic disease, parentage testing and some…

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…

January News

Click on the pdf file link below to read our member news! usmma news january 2016 In this issue: President’s Letter – Jeff Bosley Photo Project – Jeff Bosley Membership Drive, USMMA Clinic – Bill Dory USMMA Show Subsidy Program – Laurie Klassen From the Registrar: Megan Fallwell Events   Send us your photos!