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Wild Horse and Burro

Idaho Wild Horse Adoptions


On October 24-25, approximately 23 horses will be available for adoption at the Boise BLM Wild Horse Facility. These horses have a beautiful range of colors and confirmation, so please come out and see them!

Matt Zimmerman, the 2014 Extreme Mustang Makeover Champion, will be conducting the horse gentling demonstrations. Come out and see this amazing horse trainer show how mustangs can be gentled and become loving companions! 


Friday, October 24
Adoption from 10 am – 5 pm
Matt Zimmerman horse gentling demonstrations 1 – 4 pm

Saturday, October 25
Adoption from 10 am – 4 pm
Matt Zimmerman horse gentling demonstrations 1 – 3 pm  

Numerous beautiful horses available from the Idaho Hardtrigger Herd Management Area:

-3 mare/foal pairs

-6 weanlings under 1 year old

-8 mares ages 1-4 years old

-6 geldings ages 1-4 years old

Contact Steve Leonard 208-384-3300 for more information.



















Please visit the BLM National Wild Horse and Burro website for adoptions in neighboring states.  Online adoptions are also available.

Check out the beautiful horses available for adoption below! Some horses are gentled and halter trained, while others are familiar with humans. There are also some cute, smart burros available!

wild horse for adoptionmare and foal
sorrel and bay horsesgroup of horses
 two mare foal pairs 


**BLM suggests using stock trailers with side-swinging gates. Stock trailers with center dividers are acceptable, however, multiple dividers must be removed before horses can be transported in the trailer. The BLM will not allow adopted horses to be transported in two-horse trailers or loaded into trailers that have loading ramps.

Thinking about adopting a wild horse?  Visit our Adoption Requirements page, so you can learn how to prepare and care for your future mustang companion.  

Check out these Proud Adopters who love their mustangs!

horses at a wild horse adoption 4H members


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Trainer Incentive Program

Not ready to train a mustang on your own?  Ready to train a mustang for adoption? Look into the Mustang Heritage Foundation's Trainer Incentive Program.