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CARMA to Aid in Fire Relief

CARMA is working in partnership with the racing and equestrian communities to collect monetary donations to be given directly to Thoroughbred horses affected by the Southern California wild fires. Our thoughts and prayers are with our friends and families that have been so greatly impacted by this terrible natural disaster. The board and staff at Read More

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

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 Read More

August Placement Program Graduates

Summer has been busy for the Placement Program and August was no exception! Five of our OTTBs have moved on to the next leg of their journeys as either sport horses in training or as permanent retirees enjoying pasture life. Get to know this month’s graduates below: Zim n the Mailman What’s in a name? Read More

Del Mar Oaks Aftercare Presentation

Aftercare took center stage on Pacific Classic Day at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club when CARMA, the Jockey Club and TAA joined together in a united effort to promote the responsible retirement of race horses.
Jockey Club members Madeline Auerbach, Founder of CARMA, Jimmy Bell, President of Godolphin and Breeders’ Cup President/CEO Craig Fravil presented Del Mar Oaks winner, Dream Dancin’, with a blanket on behalf of CARMA and TAA.

GoodCARMA

The California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), a nonprofit dedicated to funding Thoroughbred aftercare, thanks the generous guests of its first ever GoodCARMA charity soiree – held on July 23, 2017. More than 120 supporters enjoyed the gourmet food, locale and hospitality provided by CARMA advisory board member and proprietor The Pamplemousse Grille, Jeffrey Strauss. The Read More