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…

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…