National Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Schedule

A trainer with her adopted wild horse.
The BLM offers wild horses and burros for adoption or purchase at events located across the country throughout the year. The most current adoption event schedule is provided below. 

Note: Event sites and dates are subject to change without notice. Please call the Wild Horse and Burro Information Call Center for the most updated information. 

Wild horses and burros can also be adopted from BLM's off-range holding facilities. Adoption procedures and operating hours vary with each facility. Visit the facility adoption page for more information on how to adopt a wild horse or burro from one of our off-range holding facilities.

The BLM also offers animals for adoption through its internet adoption program. Contact the BLM Eastern States Office at 800-370-3936 for details on internet adoptions or visit the Internet Adoption website.  

Click the thumbnail above to download the Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Application.
Potential adopters should download the adoption application and review the rules and requirements prior to adoption a wild horse or burro from the BLM. For a list of frequently asked questions, and for more information on how to adopt a wild horse or burro, visit the How to Adopt page or contact the BLM.

For information on how to purchase a sale-eligible wild horse or burro, visit the Wild Horse and Burro Sale Program page.


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Tentative Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Event Schedule

 MARCH 2015

5-24
(Corrected Dates)
Internet AdoptionEastern States Office
6Canon City, CO
*Trained Animals Available*
Royal Gorge Field Office
7Eureka, NV
BLM Wildland Fire Station
*Weanlings and Yearlings Available*
Nevada State Office
13-15Angels Camp, CA
Backcountry Horseman's Rendezvous
*Trained Animals Available*
California State Office
13-14

San Angelo, TX
1st Community Credit Union Spur Arena
Flyer

Oklahoma Field Office
20Canon City, CO
*Trained Animals Available*
Royal Gorge Field Office
20-21Ewing, IL
22295 Sheep Farm Rd.
Flyer
Milwaukee Field Office
21

Ridgecrest, CA
Ridgecrest Corrals
Randsburg Wash Road
Off CA Highway 178
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. PDT
*Yearlings and Burros Available*

California State Office
27-28

Montgomery, AL
Garrett Coliseum
1555 Federal Drive
Montgomery, AL 36107
Flyer

Jackson Field Office
27-28

Rock Springs, WY
Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility

Rock Springs Field Office
27-29Doswell, VA
Extreme Mustang Makeover
*Trained and Untrained Animals Available*
Jackson Field Office

APRIL 2015

3Canon City, CO
*Trained Animals Available*
Royal Gorge Field Office
10-11Orange, MA
Fairview Farm
170 Wheeler Ave.
Flyer
Eastern States Office
17Canon City, CO
*Trained Animals Available*
Royal Gorge Field Office
21-May 5Internet Adoption
Sulphur Wild Horse Adoption Schedule & Policies
Eastern States Office
24-25Beaumont, TX
Ford Park
Flyer
Oklahoma Field Office
24-25

Marshall, NC
Madison County Fairgrounds
330 Carolina Lane
Flyer

Jackson Field Office
24-25Queen Creek, AZ
Extreme Mustang Makeover
*Trained and Untrained Animals Available*
Arizona State Office
24-25Springfield, OH
Champion's Center
Flyer
Milwaukee Field Office
25-26Lakeport, CA
Lake County Fairgrounds
401 Martin St. (look for signs)
California State Office

MAY 2015

1-2

Benton, AR
Saline County Fairgrounds
406 Fairfield Rd.
Flyer

 Jackson Field Office
15-16

Nacogdoches, TX
Nacogdoches County Exposition & Civic Center
Flyer

Oklahoma Field Office
15-16

Cassopolis, MI
Library Farm LLC
64251 Library Road
Flyer

Milwaukee Field Office 
15-16Florence, SC
Eastern Carolina Agrigultural Fairgrounds
5226 East Palmetto St.
Flyer
Jackson Field Office 
15-16

Norco, CA
Extreme Mustang Makeover
*Trained and Untrained Animals Available*

California State Office
15-16

Riverton, WY

Wyoming Honor Farm

Riverton, WY

29-30Loveland, CO
Extreme Mustang Makeover
*Trained and Untrained Animals Available*
Royal Gorge Field Office
30Carson City, NV
*Trained Animals Available*
Nevada State Office

JUNE 2015

6-16

Internet Adoption

Eastern States Office
5-6

Farmington, UT
Legacy Events Center
17th Annual Utah Wild Horse & Burro Festival

Utah State Office
5-6

Hutchinson, KS
Hutchinson Correctional Facility
Open House
Flyer

Oklahoma Field Office
12-14Napa, CA
Napa Valley Horsemen's Assoication
1200 Foster Road
Napa, CA 94558
*Trained and Untrained Animals Available*
California State Office
20-21Reno, NV
Extreme Mustang Makeover
*Trained Animals Available*
Nevada State Office
26-27

Raymondville, MO
Golden Hills Trail Rides
19546 Golden Drive
Flyer

Milwaukee Field Office 

JULY 2015

7-21Internet AdoptionEastern States Office
10-11St. Louis, MO
Extreme Mustang Makeover
*Trained and Untrained Animals Available*
Milwaukee Field Office
10-11Rock Springs, WY
Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility
Rock Springs Field Office
13-17

Rock Springs, WY
National High School Finals Rodeo

17-25

 Cheyenne, WY Cheyenne Frontier Days

  Wyoming State Office
25-26Nampa, ID
Extreme Mustang Makeover
*Trained and Untrained Animals Available*
Idaho State Office

AUGUST 2015

7-8Rock Springs, WY
Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility

Rock Springs Field Office

7-8Topsfield, MA
Extreme Mustang Makeover
*Trained and Untrained Animals Available*

Milwaukee Field Office

11-15
Douglas, WY
Annual Mustang Days
at Wyoming State Fair
 
Wyoming State Office 
14-15Lorton, VA Milwaukee Field Office
18-Sept. 1Internet AdoptionEastern States Office
21-22Gainesville, GA
Extreme Mustang Makeover
*Trained and Untrained Animals Available*
Jackson Field Office

SEPTEMBER 2015

4-5Mequon, WIMilwaukee Field Office
10-12Fort Worth, TX
Extreme Mustang Makeover
*Trained and Untrained Animals Available*
Oklahoma Field Office
11-12Ewing, ILMilwaukee Field Office
11-12

Riverton, WY

Wyoming Honor Farm

 * Riverton, WY

11-12Rock Springs, WY
Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility

Rock Springs Field Office

19-20Salinas, CA
Monterey County Sheriff's Posse
395 Old Natividad Road
California State Office

OCTOBER 2015

17

Carson City, NV
*Trained Animals Available*

Nevada State Office