CARMA Summer Fundraiser, CARMAthon, Generates Over $120,000

CARMA Summer Fundraiser, CARMAthon, Generates Over $120,000

Racing Community Rallies to Support Retired Racehorses and Aftercare Programs DEL MAR, Calif., Aug. 23, 2020 – When it comes to providing care for retired racehorses, even a global pandemic could not stop the racing community from coming together – virtually. CARMA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to Thoroughbred aftercare in California, hosted its summer fundraiser, Read More

CARMA Set to Shine on Pacific Classic Day

Amidst the wide-ranging effects of COVID-19, the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) has taken its annual fundraiser to the world wide web and will also be live on TVG on Saturday, August 22, 2020. The event named CARMAthon 2020, a playful nod to old-school telethons, hopes to generate online donations from the racing industry and equine enthusiasts through CARMA’s website. The donations will help fund its grant program, which assists more than 20 thoroughbred aftercare charities. Read More

July Placement Program Graduates

Despite most things in the world being on hold, retired racing Thoroughbreds are still finding great new homes and careers. In July, two of our horses graduated the Placement Program and are thriving with aftercare charities. If you’d like to help retired racehorses, please make a donation, and remember to follow along with our social Read More

Placement Program Temporarily Suspended

Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the CARMA Placement Program will be temporarily suspended. The program’s main source of funding is through purse contributions and matching funds during live racing. During this time, we will not be accepting new horses but will continue to provide care, food and shelter for the horses already Read More