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,…

Marchador Wins 30 mile Endurance Ride

Aria de los Cielos and owner/rider Alessandra Deerinck won the Death Valley Encounter on December 29, 2016. Several Marchador horses and owners ride endurance and some have achieved great results, but this is the first WIN!   First place!   And they rode barefoot, even more impressive!   Congratulations to Alessandra and Aria! If you’d…

Registry Update Project to Begin

USMMA Members and Mangalarga Marchdor Horse Owners will be contacted during September and October to help us  correct and update the USMMA Horse Registration Database.    We will be requesting and validating the horses’ information like color, sex, death, and ownership.   We will also be trying to collect in new photos. Some of the information we have…

BreyerFest 2016! July 22-24th

Don’t miss the year’s largest Breyer fan festival July 22-24, 2016. Bring on the feathers and start practicing your samba for the 27th annual BreyerFest at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.  BreyerFest is the intersection of the real horse world and the model horse hobby – with spectacular equine entertainment, the largest model horse…

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!