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…

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…

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…

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…

Equine Journal News!

We have exciting news!   The USMMA has become an affiliate with the Equine Journal magazine for one year.  www.equinejournal.com   It is published on-line and in-print and thus offers us a great way to increase exposure to the Mangalarga Marchador breed.     We will be looking for other opportunities and would welcome member suggestions.This new…

Summer MM Journal

Enjoy your Summer edition of the USMMA Journal!  It’s out on ISSUU as an on-line publication. Link to read the Journal on-line – you can make it big!!!!  :  https://issuu.com/usmma/docs/journal_10_2019_finalPDF file to download (low-resolution) Because we held up this one issue hoping to get the MT cavalgada in it, we will hold up the next…