California Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Schedule
THANK YOU for checking out California's wild horse & burro 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.
|Nov 8||Davis||Donkey Welfare Symposium|
UC Davis Animal Science Barns
La Rue Road and Putah Creek Lodge Drive
|Up to 20 partially gentled burros||800-545-4256|
Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival (gentled animals)
Ridgecrest City Hall
100 West California Ave
Ridgecrest Corrals (untouched animals)
300 South Richmond Road
8 am - 4 pm Saturday
8 am - 1 pm Sunday
All animals available on a first-come, first served basis
|Several gentled animals (City Hall)|
Up to 40 untouched animals (Corrals)
|Nov 14||Rancho Murieta|
|Murieta Equestrian Center|
7200 Lone Pine Drive
|Up to 10 horses trained by inmates||800-545-4256|