California Retirement Management Account

CARMA is a charitable 501(c)(3) dedicated to providing funding for the rehabilitation, retraining and/or retirement of California-raced Thoroughbred horses.

Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show

On March 21-22, join us at Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show at Galway Downs to see retired racehorses in their second careers! Headlined by the $1,500 Jumper Stake, $1,500 Hunter Derby, $1,000 Dressage Challenge and $1,00 Event Challenge.
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Helping Retired Racehorses

As a service to Thoroughbred owners and trainers who need help retiring a race horse, CARMA’s Placement Program is a safe way to transition the horse into the next phase of its life. Since its introduction, the program has assisted more than 290 horses and connected them to homes as equestrian mounts, therapeutic animals and companions.

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Funding Non-Profits

Since 2008, CARMA has granted over $4 million to non-profit organizations that retire, retrain and re-home Thoroughbreds that have raced at partnering tracks in California. To date, more than 3,000 horses have been helped through our grant process.

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Support CARMA


Due to your generosity, we can help our retired racing stars have productive second careers and find safe sanctuaries.


Help us raise awareness and funds for retired racehorses by donating your time at on-track events.