Equitana Open Air October 2017

Email posted by Alessandra Deerinck, USMMA Secretary and 2017 Cliinc Chair Dear Mangalarga Marchador owners, Horses are a big part of our life, and our breed has so many great traits that make horsemanship into a great passion, not just a gentle hobby. It has been a year full of activity for the BOD under…

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;…

Facebook Update – Jake Martinez

Jake Martinez is the board member responsible to this page.  Please visit and post photos or videos of your Marchador to the page!   We would like it to be more active and more vibrant in 2017! You can visit us on Facebook by clicking on this link:  https://www.facebook.com/North-American-Mangalarga-Marchador-Assn-USMMA-171153175291/?fref=ts   Following is Jake’s report on…

Marchadors & Dressage, a letter to the USDF

From Alessandra Deerinck: A few months ago, with the support of some other people have written a proposal to USEF/USDF to officially open the discipline of dressage to gaited horses by introducing separate classes to judge them. What do you think? I am looking for suggestions and more support.  Contact me: Alessandra Deerinck DVM [email protected]

2017 USMMA Membership Drive

Our Membership Drive is underway for 2017!  Become a member by visiting this page!  http://www.namarchador.org/membership/member/ I will be running the campaign at the start until a chairperson is named for the year.   An email from USMMA Secretary Alessandra Deerinck will be sent next week. If you wish to join us in helping to build…

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…

Regional Event December 10

Thank you to Silver Stables, Phoenix, AZ for hosting the first USMMA regional event!   More of these are planned around the country in 2017. USMMA President Jeff Bosley welcomed the members and Silver Stables students.   Members came from AB, AZ, NM and TX to attend a Ned Leigh Symposium “The Discovery Channel to…