March Graduates

With all the uncertainty in the world, we wanted to give everyone something to smile about. 13 retired racehorses graduated and headed off to either their new homes or to start second careers with aftercare charities. We want to thank everyone for their continued support of the horses – without donations, this would not be Read More

CARMA’s Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show Postponed

Due to recent rainfall and the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show (TCHS) at Galway Downs scheduled on March 21-22, 2020 is indefinitely postponed. While CARMA, host of TCHS, is saddened to make this decision, the wellness of the horses and riders in the Southern California equestrian community is of the Read More

February Placement Program Graduates

We’ve been fans of Avanti Bello for years. With his big heart and willingness, Avanti Bello earned more than half a million dollars from his 47 career starts. He ran against champions as such California Chrome, Accelerate, Hoppertunity, Soi Phet, Dortmund, and Stormy Liberal. Avanti Bello retired from racing in June 2019 without injury and Read More

2020 Winter Newsletter

We are happy to share our first newsletter! In it, we talk about our big Opening Day $13,000 fundraiser with Mathis Brothers, updates on horses from the Placement Program, granting $350,000 to 20 aftercare charities, highlight some of generous donors and upcoming events. Download the Winter 2020 Newsletter   Read More

CARMA Grants $350,000 to 20 Thoroughbred Aftercare Charities

With a room full of smiles and good will, the CARMA (California Retirement Management Account) Board unanimously voted to award a total of $350,000 to 20 approved Thoroughbred aftercare organizations through its grant process. Since being created in 2008, the organization has awarded more than $4.2 million to equine nonprofits that provide either rehabilitation and Read More