California Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Schedule
THANK YOU for checking out California's adoption schedule. The schedule will change as event dates are added, please check back frequently or call the contact numbers listed with the events for more information. We hope to see you at an adoption!
If you cannot make it to one of the adoptions listed below, you can visit our Litchfield or Ridgecrest Corrals Monday through Friday during business hours. If you wish to adopt during your visit, please schedule an appointment so we may provide you better service. If you would like, you can fill out your adoption application prior to arrival. You can also fill out the adoption form at the adoption event.
IMPORTANT NOTES: Adoptions are open from 8 am to 5 pm on the day of the adoption. The bidding begins at 9 am, except as noted. Previews are listed below. For all adoptions, after the silent bidding has concluded, any remaining animals will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
NOTE ABOUT REDLANDS FACILITY ADOPTIONS
The Redlands satellite adoption facility is now open by appointment only .
Please call 760-384-5765 to schedule a convenient appointment to adopt your next horse or burro at the Redlands facility.
RIDGECREST CORRALS WEEKEND ADOPTIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
The Ridgecrest Corrals can make appointments for weekend adoptions. Please call CJ at 760-384-5765 to set up a weekend appointment to adopt a horse or burro! If you would like to view the animals, the perimeter road around the corrals is always open for viewing. Bring your binoculars and a notepad to write down your favorite animals' numbers.
Back Country Horsemen's Pack Clinic
Humboldt County Fairgrounds
1250 5th Street
|Four halter trained horses and 2 untouched burros||800-545-4256|
|March 13-15||Angels Camp|
Back Country Horsemen's Rendezvous
Calaveras County Fairgrounds
2465 Gun Club Road
|Up to 40 animals|
Several halter trained horses or burros may be
|April 25-26||Lakeport/Ukiah||LOCATION TBD...stay tuned||Up to 40 animals||800-545-4256|
|May 15-16||Norco||Extreme Mustang Makeover--Trail Challenge|
George Ingall's Equestrian Event Center
3737 Crestview Ave
NOTE: Competition May 15 and 16
Adoption Saturday night after the finals
| Up to 50 trained animals||800-951-8720|
|June 12-14||Napa||Napa Mustang Days|
1200 Foster Road
|Both trained and untrained animals will be available||800-545-4256|
|Sept 19-20||Salinas||Monterey County Sheriff's Posse|
395 Old Natividad Road
|Up to 40 animals||800-545-4256|