Equitana Open Air 2017 Canceled

Our association had scheduled a meeting with all interested members and participants on July 20th at 5pm PST to plan about our presence at Equitana Open Air Festival (October 20th through 22nd 2017 in Temecula CA) Unfortunately, days before this meeting, we received an email Bob Keegan, Equitana USA, canceling the event. Event Chair Alessandra…

Equitana Open Air Meeting July 20

Sent via email to all USMMA members: A Letter from USMMA Secretary and Event Chair Alessandra Deerinck:   Our association has scheduled a meeting on July 20th at 5pm PST to plan about our presence at Equitana Open Air Festival (October 20th through 22nd 2017 in Temecula CA)    Everyone who wishes to be part of this…

Equitana Open Air October 20-22!

Dear United States Mangalarga Marchador Association members, Save the Dates – October 20-22nd The association has finalized our presence between Oct 20 and 22nd at Equitana Open Air Festival in Temecula, California. EQUITANA is a world-class equestrian trade show that is coming to the United States this year. We will be at booth 416, and…

Meet the new Board Members

About Lisa Estrada, CA – I am a project manager in information technology but a love for horses has existed since  my childhood. This was followed by the opportunity of working on a horse farm and being on a horse drill team for several years part time, during my teens and twenties. Later on in life,…

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…

Marchador Journal – Winter Edition

From the Editor: Tresa Smith Enjoy your Winter edition of the USMMA Journal.  It is here via pdf file and also on-line, along with a video of Marchadors in the snow! We hope to publish quarterly, January, April, July and October. Consider this journal yours. It is your COMMUNICATION vehicle. Share your stories and photos;…

USMMA Registry Survey Project – 2016

Look up your horse (on a laptop or desktop computer!  http://www.namarchador.org/registry/view-pedigree/ Goal: To correct and update the USMMA Horse Registration Database in 2016, including new photos. To encourage people not registering their Marchadors to join the USMMA and registry. If successful, to recommend that this project be repeated every 5 years. As a side benefit,…