Tia Nelson Elected USMMA Secretary

The USMMA special election for Secretary was concluded this week.   Thank you for participating and voting!      We had 2 members who volunteered and the voting was very close.   I am happy to announce that Dr. Tia Nelson, DVM was elected as Secretary and will start immediately!   Congratulations Tia!   Our…

Marchador Quarterly Journal – Spring 2018!

Dear USMMA Members:   Enjoy your Spring edition of the USMMA Journal.    An additional highlight is the USMMA Annual Report also included with this edition.   Journal online – https://issuu.com/usmma/docs/journal_6_2018_final     Annual report online – https://issuu.com/usmma/docs/usmma_annual_meeting_2018     One of the things we hope to do with this publication is to feature the diversification of…

Mane Event Happens March 30, 31 and April 1st

Update on the Mane Event!  Westworld, Scottsdale AZ The USMMA Booth is 1401. The Mane Event Schedule is out!  Click the link to see what’s happening!  https://scottsdale.maneeventexpo.com/attend/schedule/             Meet the Marchador!  Mangalarga Marchador Horses that are coming: Caboclo da Piedade Eduardo do MManor Gabriela do Premier Gaia do Summerwind Igor do…

2018 Membership Drive – Join Us!

Our 2018 Membership Drive is underway!   Renew your membership today by visiting our website page http://www.namarchador.org/membership. The membership dues go toward achieving our goals,  funding the USMMA website, registration supplies and mailing, the show subsidy awards, booth sponsorships and board conference calls.   It is because of our volunteers  that we keep the organization…

USMMA Events 2018! Mane Event March 30-April 1

Dear USMMA members: SAVE THE DATES! The Mane Event will be held at Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ from March 30-April 1. For more information, please visit their website at: https://scottsdale.maneeventexpo.com This show is an excellent opportunity to promote the Mangalarga Marchador breed in an area that attracts tourists from all over as well as a large local…

Marchador Quarterly Fall Edition

  Enjoy your Fall edition of the USMMA Journal. We hope to publish quarterly, January, April, July and October. One of the things we hope to do with this publication is to feature the diversification of how the Marchador is used with real life examples. This Fall we are featuring Jumping with Marchadors. SubmissionDeadlines: SPRING…

Family Memberships just got a little better!

At the September Board meeting, the board voted to clarify the definition of family memberships.   The new wording includes immediate family members and children younger than 18 to be included.    It was previously unclear, so we thank Aline Greene for asking. Here is the new wording: Lifetime membership shall include all immediate family members…

Marchador Journal Summer Edition!

From Tresa Smith, editor USMMA Journal: Enjoy your SUMMER edition of the USMMA Journal.  We hope to publish quarterly, January, April, July and October.   SubmissionDeadlines:       FALL: September 30:    Focus on Children and Jumping  and WINTER: December 31 – Suggestions for topics?    For future issues, please feel free to share with us…

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…