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News.bytesNews.bytes Extra, issue 388

Mustangs adopted in Salinas

Mustang lovers braved the cool, overcast weather Saturday to adopt five mustangs at the Bureau of Land Management’s wild horse and burro adoption in Salinas. (text continues below)

Art DiGrazia,on horseback, welcomes potential adopters to the event.
Art DiGrazia, manager at BLM’s Ridgecrest Wild Horse and Burro Facility, welcomes potential adopters to the event.

The horses adopted included Millie, a halter project by BLM volunteer Becky Delaney.

The next adoption in California will be July 11 at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds in Angels Camp. About 30 Mustangs and burros will arrive the afternoon of July 10 and be available for adoption from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 11.

For additional information on the adoption event or wild horse management, contact the BLM toll free at 1-866-4MUSTANGS or the Litchfield Corrals at (530) 254-6575.   Information is also available online at www.wildhorseandburro.blm.gov.

A horse waves a piece of yellow paper in his mouth
“Please adopt me, here’s my number,” one mustang seem to say, waving the list of mustangs in the pen.

- Dave Christy, BLM, 6/09

BLM-California News.bytes, issue 388

Last updated: 06-24-2009