Retired Racing Star, Royal F J, to Participate in Aftercare Awareness Day

Fan favorite Royal F J is making a special appearance at Santa Anita Park to kick-off CARMA’s Aftercare Awareness Day on Sunday, June 17. The 11-year-old gelding retired from racing sound last October after making 102 career starts and $586,150 in earnings. Now living a life of leisure with Jenny Earhart of Premier Equine Rehab Read More

CARMA Allocates More Than $438,000 to 23 Thoroughbred Aftercare Charities

“All in favor, say ‘Aye” declared California Retirement Management Account President Howard Zucker to close the final 2017 grant meeting, and with resounding gusto the CARMA Board echoed, “Aye!” The New Year is bright and full of promise for CARMA’s 23 Aftercare Partners, as they will be receiving approximately $438,000 in grants allocated for retired California-raced Thoroughbreds. The financial resource enables them to provide the horses with quality feed, care and a safe place to go after they cross the finish line for the last time. Since being created in 2008 by Founder’s Chair Madeline Auerbach, the organization has awarded more than $3.8 million to equine nonprofits that provide either rehabilitation and retraining to former racehorses or offer them lifelong sanctuary. Read More

CARMA Placement Program Grad & Aftercare Partners Shine at the Retired Racehorse Project

By  Rachel Satterfield-Masen | CARMA Golden Gate Liaison A CARMA graduate attended the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky for the 2nd year in a row. Last year CARMA was represented by Oso Smart, a horse taken in by Aftercare Partner Neigh Savers Foundation.  This year CARMA was represented by Read More