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.…

Member Directory Update

In March, we sent out an email survey asking members if they wanted to be included in a new MEMBER DIRECTORY.   We promised to share the results or our survey.   If you missed the survey, click on this link here. Here are the results: 36 members responded YES. We are assuming that if…

USMMA Member Directory Survey

The USMMA already produces a BREEDER’S LIST to give out at events and to anyone contacting us via the website.   Attached is last year’s breeder’s list.   We are currently updating this for 2019.   If you have recently become a Mangalarga Marchador breeder, please let us know if you want to be on…

USMMA Annual Meeting 2019

Dear USMMA Members, You are invited to attend our USMMA Annual Meeting on Sunday April 7th 2019.  The Annual meeting is a chance to hear the USMMA President to review the events and activities from 2018 and outline events planned for 2019. Please, feel free to send an email to our Secretary, Tia Nelson ( [email protected] )…

Arizona Horse Fair March 29-31 Canceled

The organizers of the Arizona Horse Fair (formerly the MANE EVENT) announced today that the event will not take place. The USMMA was scheduled to have a booth at this event in Scottsdale AZ as it has in the past 2 years. We are sorry that the show is not going on. We will be…

2019 Membership Drive Underway!

It’s time for our membership renewal drive!   Please consider joining or renewing your membership in the USMMA again in 2019!   You are a member of a small, elite, passionate group that own, breed or just love Marchador horses.  Our mission is to promote and protect the Mangalarga Marchador breed here in North America.    The…

New VP Cathy Pierce

Alessandra Deerinck who served on the Board as Secretary and then Vice President has resigned from her position. Our thanks to Alessandra who gave willingly her time and talents in so many areas for many years. During the last Board of Directors meeting, one Board member at large, Cathy Pierce, volunteered her service and was…

Fall Marchador Quarterly – available on ISSUU!

Dear Members: Enjoy your Fall edition of the USMMA Journal.    This issue features updates from the USMMA Office, Memorials to Marchadors and the ABCCMM Inspection recently conducted in October. https://issuu.com/usmma/docs/journal_7_2018_draft In addition, we added 2 other magazine articles 1. Horse Illustrated August 2018 issue – feature on the Mangalarga Marchador (some facts were incorrectly…

Special Election – USMMA Secretary

  Dear USMMA Members: We are struggling without someone taking Alessandra Deerinck’s place as Secretary and therefore, I have decided to hold a Special Election for the the sole purpose of adding a new Secretary.  If you are interested in running for this office, please fill out this form to submit your name and your…

USMMA Annual Meeting 2018

The USMMA Annual Meeting held the meeting live at the MM booth at the Mane Event, Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ on March 30, 2018. With the use of Zoom conferencing software, members from the US and Canada could also join in via phone or computer. Jeff thanked his Board of Directors and the Mane Event organizers…