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WELCOME TO THE SMR

The Spanish Mustang helped shape the USA as we know it. Descended of the horse of the Conquistadors, Indian buffalo hunters and war ponies, to wild horse of the West, this breed has a rich and illustrious history that forms an important part of our American Heritage. Thanks to a handful of dedicated breeders, who have made it their life's work to preserve these special horses, the breed is still in existence today, albeit on the critical list of rare breeds.

The Spanish Mustang is not to be confused with the BLM mustang!

Important Announcement - Registrar Change and Annual Stallion/Foal Reports Due by December 31st

Effective immediately, the Spanish Mustang Registry Board of Directors has appointed long time SMR member Simrat Khalsa as the new Registrar. Due to health issues, Registrar Marye Ann Thompson has agreed to transition these responsibilities to Simrat. Marye Ann has provided Registrar service to SMR members for MANY years.

We are hoping to make this change with minimal impact on the membership. From now forward, send all registration correspondence to Simrat Khalsa, 84850 South Ridgeway Road, Pleasant Hill, OR 97455. If anyone has an outstanding request for a duplicate registration certificate, a registration, a DNA request, a transfer of ownership or any other Registrar activity, please contact Simrat so that these requests can be addressed.

Please remember to submit your annual stallion and foaling reports by December 31st. Thank you for your patience during this transition.

2020 Annual SMR Meeting

The 2020 SMR meeting will be hosted by Beth and Kevin O'Malley on their ranch in Oregon the weekend of June 12-14, 2020. The location is 56630 Robinson Dr, Bly, Oregon 97622. They will allow dry camping on their ranch, horses are welcome and dogs on leash are also welcome. There is an RV park only 6 miles away. The nearest towns with motels are Lakeview at 43 miles away and Klamath Falls at 50 miles away. More details will follow as they become available. Beth can be contacted at bitospanish@gmail.com.

R.E. Brislawn Spanish Mustang Promotional Fund

The R. E. Brislawn Spanish Mustang Promotional Fund will be used to support contributions made to community, country, and the world by individuals who own SMR registered Spanish Mustang horses. The award was established in 2011 to honor founding members Robert E. Brislawn and his son R. Emmett Brislawn. Applications should be mailed or emailed directly to John.

John J. Adams - Fund Administrator
P.O. Box 97
Vardaman, MS 38878
662-983-8917
jjjasper1@outlook.com

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