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 .…

MM vests

Hello. Some of you took an interest in the vest I wore to the Montana clinic in sept. If there is anyone who wishes to go ahead and order a vest like I was wearing, please let me know by email hilltophoofers@gmail.com The vest was a black stretch sport material with the MM logo in…

MONTANA USMMA 2013 CLINIC

MONTANA USMMA 2013 CLINIC COME RIDE WITH US IN MONTANA !! Day Added!  Now  SEPTEMBER 5-8th,  2013 Featuring ABCCMM Brazilian Inspector and Dressage Instructor Dr, Kate Barcelos. Demonstrations, clinic and private lessons on topics including riding and setting the Marchador’s gaits. ABCCMM  Brazilian  Judge ,Director of the National School of  Judges, Dr,  Tiago de Resende Garcia…

Valentine’s Day Contest Winnners

Reported to Aline Greene, newsletter editor 1st place  Gayle Hamilton and MM Destiny do Summerwind, TX I grew up with horses, but then when I turned 30, I joined the Foreign Service and started living overseas, so I could no longer own horses.  Luckily, in most of the countries where I lived, I could find…

March News – from our members!

Reported to Aline Greene, newsletter editor 4 Seasons Marchadores, MT — Lori Silcher and her Marchador stallion Baluarte Piry, submitted a video to become “America’s Favorite Trail Horse”.  The videos were submitted to the ACTHA where fans voted for their favorite.  Lori came in 2nd place, showing off the versatility of the Mangalarga Marchador and…

America’s Favorite Trail Horse Competition

Lori SilcherThe American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) Hi, this video is my horse Bali, (4 Seasons Marchador stallion) and I in the competition for America’s Favorite Trail Horse competition. I hope you will watch it from start to finish and enjoy it so we get your vote! We put our heart into it, had…

MM Birth Announcements – February 2012

Reported to Aline Greene for USMMA Newsletter: Everything is OK in OK with Rick and Liz Schatz when Ator Fazenda Zouga and Marchwind Ate Breve foaled a beautiful colt named Flying Oaks Thor.             Granfina da Lusonatica, adorable filly by Cigana de Miami  & Feitico de Miami, born to Ellen Farmer,…

2011 Complete Horse Competition

by Lynn Kelley, SW Future Foal @ Summerwind Marchadors I was puzzled when a package arrived at my front door that was not expected.  Inside was a wonderful surprize – the first Lucas Guerra plaque awarded to the winner of the USMMA’s complete horse competition!   I had won with my Marchador, Caboclo da Piedade.…

Valentine’s Day Photo Contest!

by Aline Greene, USMMA newsletter editor This is not just a quick note to wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day, it’s a contest! Now, is your Marchador the love of your life? I know mine is… The most loving moment captured in picture will be at our spotlight for the March Newsletter along with the…