Advertising – The USMMA looks for opportunities to promote the Mangalarga Marchador breed in TV, Radio and Print media. For example, you can click here to view the 2011 The HORSE SHOW with Rick Lamb.
Awards Program – Annually, there are prizes and trophies awarded to members who show and promote the Marchador breed. Currently part of the USMMA Clinic only.
Brazil Trips – ABCCMM National Show – Held annually in July, we often help arrange and plan trips for our members to go and experience the Marchador’s home country, see 1000s of the top horses and tour the attractions whether it be history, countryside or Marchador breeders.
Calendar/Fundraiser -Our annual USMMA fundraiser and a wonderful opportunity to showcase your Marchador or your farm and share with the Marchador lovers around the world. Not assigned at this time.
Classified Ads – Members can sign in to the website and list horses, tack or other horse-related items for sale for free. If you are not computer-saavy, please send several photos and the ad copy to Lynn Kelley and we will place your ad for you. Responders to your ad will contact you by phone or email.
Facebook Page – We use social media to get more people to know and see the Mangalarga Marchador horse. Our Facebook Page is managed by Jake Martinez and content is placed there by a team of Jake Martinez and Aline Greene. The facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/pages/North-American-Mangalarga-Marchador-Assn-USMMA/171153175291?fref=ts
MM Clinics – Sponsored and subsidized by the USMMA, these clinics are taught by experienced MM professionals, usually from Brazil. The clinics are held annually, but move around geographically to ensure everyone has an opportunity to attend with their Marchador! The clinics are held annually, but move around geographically to ensure everyone has an opportunity to attend with their Marchador! The 2011 Clinic was held in Texas; 2012 in Florida; 2013 in Montana; 2014 in Nevada. For more information see the Events page.
Newsletter/Journal– Our way of keeping members connected and informed! Information about the Marchador breed, members, association business, and more. Pictures and stories are happily accepted for sharing! Published quarterly throughout the year by Tresa Smith, USMMA lifetime member and past President. [email protected]
Promotional Products – Wear your Marchador pride on your sleeve! Land’s End’s full line of clothing and gifts are pyavailable with either the USMMA logo or the internationally recognized symbol of the Marchador breed, the Horseshoe M brand. For more information on how to order, click here.
Registry – A strict DNA-based registration system benefits all members to ensure and protect the purity of the Marchador breed in North America. For more information, see the entire Registry section of this website. Randy Conilogue is the current USMMA Registrar. Email [email protected]
Show Kit – The USMMA has a professional quality show kit with materials like videos, banners and set-up help that we can ship to you when you are promoting the breed locally and have a booth or stall where you can display the breed information. If you post your event with the association, you can often get other USMMA members to volunteer to help you at the show! Our show kit is managed by President Jeff Bosley and Rick Schatz, lifetime member and former past President.
Show/Event Subsidy – A subsidy is available for members who apply to offset the costs of the show, event or expo where the member will promote the Marchador breed on behalf of their farm and the USMMA. $250 per show entry is available. The show subsidy is managed by USMMA Member Laurie Klassen. Please contact her at [email protected] if you have questions. Application form and program description is on-line. Click here to view.
Website – The place to go for more Marchador information, history and current news – whether you are an existing member or a person becoming interested in the Marchador breed. All our material is converted and posted on-line! And members get to post too! The content is added by our Treasurer, Lynn Kelley and Technical support is provided by Colin Fallwell.
Horse Manager /USMMA – Using Horse Manager’s pedigree system, you can access your horse’s information on-line. Trace your horses heritage back many generations in Brazil! To search the pedigree system, click here.