The California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) Celebrates a Year of Triumphs in 2023

As we reflect on 2023, the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) proudly recognizes a year filled with remarkable achievements, furthering our mission to provide retired racehorses with the essential aftercare and support they need for fulfilling lives post-racetrack. 2023 Highlights for CARMA: CARMA celebrated its 15th year Anniversary with a logo rebrand.  Awarded $451,000 in Read More

CARMA Renames Grant Program to Howard “Howie” Zucker Grant Program, Awards $451,000 to Support Retiring Racehorses

Photo Credit: Bella Saville Photography The California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) proudly announces the renaming of its grant program to the Howard “Howie” Zucker Grant Program, in honor of Howard Zucker, our late past president and long-serving board member. Accompanying this significant renaming, CARMA is awarding $451,000 to 23 aftercare charity partners this December, continuing Read More

Help Horses like Red King This November

Red King Competitive Trail at the Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover 2023. Photo Credit: Retired Racehorse Project You might have been following the inspiring journey of one of our beloved #CARMAgrads, Red King, in recent weeks. His story, unfolding from the racetracks to the serene fields of Sandia Creek Ranch Auxiliary Foundation (SCRAF), has captured Read More

The Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show: From Racehorse to Sport Horse

The Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show: From Racehorse to Sport Horse The Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show (TCHS) is gearing up for its much-anticipated holiday show this year, set to take place on December 9-10 at the renowned Los Angeles Equestrian Center. Drawing equine enthusiasts and industry professionals alike, this event promises to showcase the unparalleled versatility Read More

Ensuring Safe Futures for Racehorses Amidst Racing Uncertainties

A recent article in the Paulick Report, “No Aftercare Crisis Looming In Arizona Or California, But Experts Say Now’s The Time To Plan,” brings to the fore concerns regarding potential strains on aftercare networks amidst the potential discontinuation of racing at Golden Gate Fields and Turf Paradise. While experts establish there is no immediate crisis Read More