Pacific Regional Director

Recently, we sent an email ballot to vote for one of three candidates for Regional Director for the Pacific Region. Our thanks to Alessandra Deerinck, Theresa Longo and Linda Holst for volunteering to take on these duties. The election is now closed. We welcome Alessandra Deerinck as the new Regional Director for CA, OR, WA…

USMMA Winter Journal 2020

Enjoy your Winter edition of the USMMA Journal! View on-line using ISSUU.READ WINTER JOURNAL ONLINE We always ask for your photos, but with this issue, we are pleased to feature the member photos that we received during the 2020 PHOTO CONTEST. We would also like to see MEET THE MEMBER COLUMN to become a regular feature, so if…

USMMA Facebook Update

Hello from your new USMMA Facebook page administrators! We want to make the Facebook page more vibrant, up to date, informative, and a place that you will be proud to share with others. To do that we need your help. We came up with a few ideas that we want to share, but we hope…

PHOTO CONTEST 2020

We want to see new faces, horse faces that is, so we decided to start a photography competition at USMMA. We will use the contest photos to create a USMMA photography bank and to publish a USMMA 2021 calendar. Tom Sliter, fine art photographer from Washington, D.C. has agreed to judge the contest. The winner of the contest…

Marchador Quarterly Journal #11

Enjoy your Spring edition of the USMMA Journal! View on-line using ISSUU. Marchador Journal Spring 2020 The Journal is also attached below as a pdf file along with the photo contest release form. We always ask for your photos, but with this issue, we would like to see lots of participation in the new PHOTO CONTEST.…

Regional Directors – 2020

The USMMA Board of Directors unanimously approved the proposed bylaw changes. Regional Directors Election Committee No Term Limits Discussion was held to answer all of the members’ questions and concerns  following the email announcement about the bylaw changes.     The result of that work resulted a document further describing the Regional Directors positions and…

Membership Grant – COVID19

The USMMA Board of Directors have created a COVID-19 grant fund to provide membership dues relief to those people who are having financial difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you would like to apply for this relief, please contact Lynn Kelley, USMMA Treasurer at [email protected] We are all in this together. Best regards, Jeff…

BYLAW CHANGES PROPOSED

This is the memo that went out. We have overwhelming support for the new ideas, but some questions and concerns. The Board is working on clarification and addressing these concerns. There will probably be another memo with the responses to the questions. These bylaw changes are still in review as our process requires 2 BOD…

New Member Benefit

We are happy to inform you of a new member benefit! Riding Warehouse has generously agreed to offer an exclusive 15% discount for our members. Please contact us for the discount code (which was also sent via email) . A few exclusions apply (e.g. oversize items and brands with minimum pricing requirements), but this discount…

It’s a Wrap!

The first annual Scottsdale Mangalarga Marchador Show is over! A fun time was had by all – during the trail ride, the practice, the lunches, and the competition day! 19 people and horses were on the Friday morning ride in the desert and 16 were in for the competition. It was a great learning experience…