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 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
September Placement Program Graduates It was yet another bustling month for the CARMA Placement Program with five beautiful Thoroughbreds graduating and moving on to the next stage of their journey with our Aftercare Partners. In the last 90 days, we have re-homed 16 retired racehorses and we are hoping to keep up that pace to Read More
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
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.
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