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BLM Kicks Off Spring With Two Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Events in April

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The Bureau of Land Management will hold two separate wild horse and burro adoption events in April. The first event will have approximately 30 untrained horses up for adoption and sale at the Wheatland Off-Range Corral. The second event will be held at the Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility and have approximately 40 untrained horses and 10 untrained burros up for adoption. The Wheatland event begins at 8 am on Friday, April 19, when animals can be previewed until the live competitive auction starts at 9 a.m. Remaining animals not selected during the adoption will be available on a first come, first serve basis for the standard adoption fee of $125. The event ends at noon The Wheatland Off-Range Corral is located at 1005 N. Wheatland Highway, approximately 12 miles north of Wheatland.

The Rock Springs event begins at 9 am on Saturday, April 27 and ends at 3 pm. Starting the following week, potential adopters can schedule appointments on Thursdays or Fridays. Contact the facility directly at (307) 352 -0292 to view available horses and burros. The Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility is located just off Lionkol Road. From I-80 in Rock Springs, take the Elk Street exit #104 and go north one mile. Turn right (east) onto Lionkol Road and go approximately one-half mile. To qualify, adopters must be at least 18 years old and have facilities that meet the BLM’s requirements. Get your adoption application pre-approved or to learn more about adoption requirements, you can click here.



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    Shelly

    April 1, 2024 at 8:30 pm

    Will the Mccolloch peaks horses be available for adoption on the 27th? Just a thought, if there are some who don’t get adopted, are you planning on doing the right thing and returning them home ? You should! It’s the right thing to do! Step up BLM!

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