Marcha Gait Genetics

Dr. Ann Staiger of Cornell University is researching gaited horse breeds to find the “gait gene”. Her studies also include lots of measurements of the angles and body parts of the horse to determine the role of conformation and gait. Ann recently traveled to Brasil during the 2012 MM National Show at the invitation of…

MMs are on THE HORSE SHOW

by Lynn Kelley Television coverage of the Mangalarga Marchador by RFD TV in October and November.   Rick Lamb posts his shows on youtube.com, so if you haven’t seen the show yet, here is the link: http://youtu.be/wfNjEjCuIxw     Sit back, kick your boots off and ENJOY! Episode 364 of The Horse Show with Rick Lamb “Faraway Stallions”…

President’s Letter to Members

Bom Dia! There were 5 USMMA members (John Kelley, Lynn Kelley, Ellen Farmer, Aline Greene and Katie Baily)  who traveled to Brasil to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the ABCCMM National Show in July!  We all had a fabulous time at the show and also traveling around Brazil.  Their hospitality was wonderful and of course, once…

Marchador Chat Room

There is a new chat site in Brazil with speaking English the focus. How very kind and thoughtful of them to include us like this.  They discuss the different goals in breeding, trends in the breed, problems, solving problems etc. Excellent group. They have asked me, Lori Silcher,  to share with all as the ambassador…