HELP WANTED!

The USMMA could use more volunteers to help or manage in the following areas: Affiliate Associations and Breed Awards Marketing/Advertising Newsletter Editor Newsletter Contributor Membership Member Benefits and Sponsors Website Here is a snapshot of what might be involved in each area. Affiliate Associations and Breed Awards – Search for new associations that might benefit…

NEW SHOW SUBSIDY MANAGER

Danna Jeanine (aka D.j.) Sims Klein has volunteered, and USMMA President Jeff Bosley has accepted her help. D.j will be replacing Jeff as the USMMA Show Subsidy Manager. We will be updating the website with the new programs being planned for 2022 shortly. And she will oversee the expansion of the USMMA show kit to…

DECEMBER JINGLE BELL SHOW RECAP

By Linda Holst Congratulations to all of the USMAA members and friends who came to support the Mangalarga Marchador horses showing in the 21st Jingle Bell Show, produced by the Southern California Horsemans Council in Del Mar, CA on Dec 9-12, 2021! A variety of breeds were represented in their respective breed classes, American Saddlebreds, Morgans,…

MM Breeder Directory

Looking for a Marchador? Attached is – The 2021/2022 USMMA Breeder Directory.  The Breeder Directory has full information on the USMMA Members who are also Marchador Breeders. These breeders may or may not have Marchador horses for sale all of the time, but they represent a wealth of information about the breed and are very…

Jingle Bell Horse Show

Rancho Linda Marchadores has worked with the show managers to add Mangalarga Marchadors! They would like to encourage everyone’s participation in order to expand the number of  Mangalarga Marchador horses showing at the Del Mar Jingle Bell Horse Show Dec. 9 – 12, 2021 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds along with American Saddlebreds, Morgans, Hackney Ponies,…

MM JOURNAL – Flavio Importation Update

Frozen Semen and Embryo Importation – by Flavio Tavares  In August 2019, I wrote to “Marchador Quarterly (Issue Nine)” talking about my development project for the Mangalarga Marchador breed in the United States. In addition to an ABCMM representative office, a frozen genetic material trading company would be operating, offering frozen semen and embryos to…

MM Virtual!

Congratulations to all of those that entered the first virtual contests! Prizes were awarded for first, second and third place using Land’s End Marchador logo’d gifts or a credit toward 2022 USMMA memberships. Here are the results: Mileage – 1st place to Dana Johnsen, Rock Ridge Ranch, BC Liberty – 1st place to Pamela Peterson,…

MM Breed Awards

AERC – Endurance ETS – Equine Trail Sports USAWE – Working Equitation We are in the process of setting up performance awards and recognition for Mangalarga Marchadors. Most Awards are Designed to be Year-End Awards with awards given for high mileage, high points or whatever measure the organization uses to categorize the events.   The…

New Website in Development

Dana Johnsen, Regional Director – Canada took on the task of re-thinking and creating a new platform for our association website. The USMMA Board and Website Committee have helped some, but we would like to accelerate the timeline. SO, while the site is still in development and testing, the best way to test is to…