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CARMA Elects Candace Coder-Chew as Board President

ARCADIA, Calif., Feb. 23, 2019 – The California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), a non-profit organization that provides funding for retirement of California-raced Thoroughbred horses, announced today that Candace Coder-Chew has been unanimously chosen board president. Nominated by her predecessor, veteran trainer Howard Zucker, whose term had come to an end in January, Coder-Chew fills the Read More

CARMA Placement Program Assists Nearly 80 Retiring Race Horses in 2018

Reflecting back on a bustling 2018, CARMA is proud to share the names of the 74 racing Thoroughbreds (and one lead pony) who retired through its Placement Program last year. Widely considered to be the nonprofit organization’s greatest service to the California racing industry, the Placement Program is continuously expanding to assist the growing number Read More

CARMA Calcutta Provides Thoroughbred Inspiration

The California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization for the welfare of retired racehorses, again hosted its annual Thoroughbred Holiday Classic Horse Show on the first weekend of December at Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank. With over 100 Off-The-Track-Thoroughbreds competing in Jumpers, Hunters, Dressage, Western, Gymkhana, and Showmanship, the show Read More

CARMA’s Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show Draws More Than 100 Retired Racehorses

Racing and Equestrian Communities Unite to Support Second Career Opportunities for off-track Thoroughbreds Arcadia, CA, Dec. 12, 2018 – Not even a winter storm could wash away the holiday spirit of the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show (TCHS), which drew more than 100 retired racehorses thriving in their second careers this past weekend to the Los Read More