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…

2020 Membership Drive

It’s time for our annual membership drive! We’d like for you to join us in 2020!   Your renewal is critical because it sustains our organization to govern, register, protect and promote the Mangalarga Marchador breed in North America. Lynn Kelley and Tresa Smith are the membership coordinators. We are running our drive a little differently this year so…

Scottsdale Show Details! Jan 24-25

SAVE THE DATES!  IT’S HAPPENING! WHEN:   JANUARY 24 – 26, 2020PLACE:   17 RANCH, SCOTTSDALE AZ 85262WHAT:  FIRST ANNUAL SCOTTSDALE SHOW WHO:   Coming so far — 19 USMMA Members and 11 MM horses, most available for sharing.   Interest from an additional 5 members.   SIGN UP TODAY!!!!DETAILS :  Attached are 3 PDF FILES, plus…

Save the dates! AZ MM EVENT!

WHEN:   JANUARY 24 – 26, 2020PLACE:   17 RANCH, SCOTTSDALE AZ 85262WHAT:  FIRST ANNUAL SCOTTSDALE SHOW WHO: We have just started planning this event!.   I am chairing the committee and asking members to join that committee now.    We will work on the details and get a memo out to you before Thanksgiving with more.…

EQUINE AFFAIRE RECAP

We had a tremendous event experience at the Equine Affaire in Springfield MA on November 7 through November 10.     The USMMA had our first presence at this event this year.     This was a huge show with large crowds every day!   New England is great horse country and we took the…