May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

May is a time to raise awareness for individuals facing mental or behavioral health challenges and combat the stigma they often encounter. Horses play a vital role in therapy at many organizations around the world, and at CARMA, we are delighted when racehorses retiring through our Placement Program become therapy stars in their second careers. Read More

CARMA Re-brands Logo to Celebrate 15th Year Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arcadia, CA – CARMA, a leading non-profit organization committed to equine retirement, announced the unveiling of its new logo in celebration of its 15th-year anniversary today. The refreshed logo represents the evolution of the organization and its commitment to supporting retired racehorses. Founded in 2007, CARMA is a 501c3 non-profit organization that Read More

CARMAthon 2023 – Save the Date

August 26th, 2023 Join us for our fourth virtual CARMAthon fundraiser on August 26th, which will be televised live by Fanduel. Last year we had a record-breaking raise of over 300K. Please join us for another day of excitement and heart-warming stories of OTTB’s in their second careers. Read More

CARMA Appoints Amy Zimmerman and Jay Privman to Board of Directors

California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), a nonprofit organization that provides funding for the retirement of Thoroughbred racehorses in California, has announced the addition of two new board members. Amy Zimmerman and Jay Privman have been appointed to the board to fill vacancies left by the resignation of Candace Coder-Chew and the untimely passing of Howard Read More

Meet our 2022 CARMA Grant Recipients

We are proud to have awarded $541,000 worth of grants to 22 aftercare charity partners this December! Not only do these aftercare charity partners help retiring racehorses, but so many also serve as community pillars providing horsemanship skills, equine therapy, volunteer opportunities, community outreach, and more. Each of these organizations goes through a rigorous grant Read More