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Fallbrook Horse Ranch Giving Former Racehorses a Beautiful Second Chapter

Sandia Creek Ranch and Karma partner in aftercare FALLBROOK, Calif. (KGTV) — Hallowed Gift or Giffy is an energetic, strong, athletic, five-year-old thoroughbred who always wants to please His trainer Kiersty Wylie is with him every day here at Sandia Creek Ranch. The two spend hours together trail-riding and practicing in this ring or the Read More

CARMAthon 2022 – A CARMAcares Fundraiser

Online Fundraiser Aims to Raise $150,000 for Retired Racehorses Just like every good movie deserves a trilogy, every successful fundraiser needs another round. California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) is revamping its summer online fundraiser which will be live on TVG on Saturday, August 20th – sharing the Del Mar Oaks Day coverage. Heartwarming and uplifting Read More

CARMA’s Placement Program Thriving at Santa Anita Park

Thoroughbred Aftercare Nonprofit Continues to Revolutionize How Racing Retires its Equine Athletes Thanks to Industry Support In perhaps its greatest service to both horsemen and Thoroughbreds in the California racing industry, CARMA’s Placement Program has answered one of the sport’s most important questions, “I can’t find a new home for my retiring racehorse. What should Read More

CARMA Elects Billy Koch as Board President

  Leading Thoroughbred aftercare charity to be steered by Prominent Racing Syndicate Founder The California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), a non-profit organization that provides funding for retirement of California-raced Thoroughbred horses, announced today that Billy Koch has been unanimously elected board president. Nominated by his predecessor, Candace Coder-Chew, whose term expired in January, Koch fills Read More

CARMA Receives TCA Grant

The California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) received its first-ever grant from the Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA). With the reduction of racing dates in the state, CARMA sought out additional forms of funding to support its one-of-a-kind Placement Program. The program assists racing owners and trainers directly with the safe retirement of their racehorses by Read More