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Thoroughbred Aftercare Awareness Day Postponed

Due to severe weather warnings forecasting between three to six inches of rain and flash floods for Los Angeles County, CARMA has postponed its Thoroughbred Aftercare Awareness Day. The event was to be held on Saturday, February 18 at Santa Anita Park – which has canceled racing on Friday in response to the storm. Thoroughbred Read More

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CARMA to Benefit from Equine Sports Therapy Promotion

ARCADIA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 – Much like human athletes, performance horses of all equestrian disciplines need sports therapy to recover from various aches and pains from strenuous physical activity. Leading the rehabilitation industry with cutting edge technology and services is Eclipse Equine Sports Therapy Center (Eclipse) who helps heal some of California’s finest horses. Read More

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CARMA Sponsored Thoroughbred Holiday Classic Horse Show Canceled

As a result of the continuously developing Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) outbreak at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, the Thoroughbred Holiday Classic Horse Show (December 10-11) is canceled. The Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show committee has explored alternate venues but are unable to relocate the show. While they are saddened to make this decision, the wellness Read More

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CARMA Placement Program Assists its 100th Retired Racehorse

Thoroughbred Racing Aftercare Nonprofit Achieves Major Milestone ARCADIA, Calif. Oct. 19, 2016 – Less than four years ago, the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) launched its Placement Program with the goal of transitioning five race horses at a time from the track and into the next phase of their lives as beloved pets. The nonprofit Read More

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CARMA Appoints Billy Koch as Board Secretary

California Thoroughbred Retirement Nonprofit Calls on Prominent Racing Syndicate Founder for Key Perspective ARCADIA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2016 – As the founder and managing partner of Little Red Feather Racing, one of the largest and most successful syndicates in horse racing, Billy Koch has his finger on the pulse of the future of Thoroughbred ownership. Read More