You can help in new gait genetics research!

The Brooks Equine Genetics Lab at the University of Florida has a new study that continues to research the genes, or combination of genes that might influence gait.   Previous studies have focused on other breeds, this study focuses on Brazilian gaited breeds, with the main focus on the Mangalarga Marchador. Here is some background from their…

FOSH Sound Advocate features the Marchador!

FOSH is the Friends of Sound Horses, an international gaited horse association.   They love all gaited breeds and their magazine featured the Mangalarga Marchador this month. Please consider joining this fine association or looking to attend some of their clinics and shows! To read or download the article, click here below to follow the…

Member Update – Articles about the Marchador and more

From Alessandra Deerinck, Human to Horse, USMMA member: Along with my warmest wishes for the Holidays, I would like to add to the list of accomplishments of the USMMA a few more instances in which I have brought the Mangalarga Marchador breed to the public’s attention  through my business, Human to Horse.  The Marchador horses I worked with,…

Clinic Results from Jeff Bosley

I had a great time meeting everyone and learning a lot at the clinic!  For those of you who attended, please take a photo of your horse with his or her ribbon if he/she earned one.  AND please, write down 1 or 2 things you learned during the clinic!  It would really be great to…

2014 Marchador Clinic, Las Vegas NV – Save the Dates!

  Oct 20  Registration and check-in.  Classroom lectures, demonstrations and time to mingle in the afternoon and evening @the Horsepark.  (Plan to arrive LV in the morning or the night before.)  Oct 21  Full day of gait evaluation/competition and swap your ride.  Fun and a group  effort to pick the favourite Marchador  @ the Horsepark!  In…

The USMMA/ABCCMM Montana Clinic 2013

A thank you from Montana Clinic Coordinator Tresa Smith. Obrigada Brazil, Canada, USA,  Montana and Volunteers for an exceptional clinic. The Montana Clinic was held at the Rea Ranch near Helena Montana, September 5-10 of 2013.   It was the largest gathering of Mangalarga Marchador horses ever in the U.S.  with 24 horses participating .…