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 obtained by:

1. Contacting an adoption facility near you

2. Placing a bid during a scheduled Internet adoption event

3. Purchasing qualifying animals through our Sales Program.

Potential adopters should download the adoption application and review the rules and requirements prior to adopting 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.

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Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Application.

Minimum wild horse and burro adoption requirements.

Wild horse and burro adoption facilities.


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Tentative Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Event Schedule

JANUARY 2016

8-9

 Mercedes, TX
Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show and Rodeo
1000 N Texas Ave. (78570)
More Information

Oklahoma Field Office
22-23

Green Cove Springs, FL
Clay County Fairgrounds
2497 State Rd. 16 West (32043)
Directions

Jackson Field Office

FEBRUARY 2016

5-6

Pensacola, FL
James C. Robinson Escambia County Equestrian Center
7750 Mobile Hwy (32526)
Directions

Jackson Field Office
6Pomona, CA
Western States Horse Expo Pomona
Pomona Fairplex
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
For more info., call 866-468-7826
California State Office
12-13Uvalde, TX
Uvalde County Fairplex
215 Veterans Lane (78801)
More Information
Oklahoma Field Office
20Carson City, NV
Northern Nevada Correctional Center
Stewart Conservation Camp
1721 Snyder Ave. (89701)
*Trained Animals Available*
Directions
Nevada State Office
9-23Internet AdoptionEastern States Office
26-28Topeka, KS
Kansas Expocentre
1 Expocentre Dr. (66612)
Oklahoma Field Office

MARCH 2016

4-5

Robstown, TX
R.M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd. (78380)

Oklahoma Field Office

5

Ewing, IL
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd. (62864)
Directions | Flyer

Milwaukee Field Office

11-12

Gonzales, LA
Lamar Dixon Expo Center
9039 St. Landry Rd. (70737)
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Trained and Untrained Animals Available
Flyer

Jackson Field Office
12

Apple Valley, CA
Extreme Cowboy Race at Double 6 Ranch
23722 Yucca Loma Rd. (92307)
*Gentled Burros Available*
Flyer

California State Office
15-29Internet AdoptionEastern States Office
18-19Edinburgh, IN
Hoosier Horse Park
Baker Arena
7105 S. Kern St. (46124)
Directions | Flyer

Milwaukee Field Office

19-20Angels Camp, CA
Backcountry Horsemen's Rendezvous
Calaveras County Fairgrounds
2465 Gun Club Rd. 
More Information
California State Office

APRIL 2016

1-2

Ewing, IL
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd. (62864)
Directions | Flyer

Milwaukee Field Office

12

Pauls Valley, OK
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Directions

Oklahoma Field Office

15-16Lufkin, TX
Angelina County Fairgrounds
1200 Ellen Trout Dr.
Flyer

Oklahoma Field Office

17Nampa, ID
Idaho Horse Expo
Ford Idaho Horse Park
16200 Idaho Center Blvd. (83687)
Idaho State Office
19-May 3Internet AdoptionEastern States Office
22-23

Queen Creek, AZ
Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Center
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Trained and Untrained Animals Available

Arizona State Office
29-30Knoxville, TN
Knoxville Livestock Auction Center
8706 Mascot Rd. (37806)
Flyer

Jackson Field Office

MAY 2016

6-7

 Artesia, NM
Artesia Horse Council Arena
3402 S 13th St.

Oklahoma Field Office
6-7

Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville Equestrian Center
13611 Normandy Blvd. (32221)
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Trained Animals Available

Jackson Field Office
7

Ewing, IL
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd. (62864)
Directions | Flyer

Milwaukee Field Office

10

Pauls Valley, OK
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Directions

Oklahoma Field Office

13-14Decatur, TX
NRS Arena
309 Co. Rd. 4228 (76234)
Oklahoma Field Office
20-21Cassopolis, MI
Red Horse Ranch
64247 Library Rd. (49031)
Directions | Flyer

Milwaukee Field Office

20-21Ft. Collins, CO
CSU B.W. Pickett Equine Center
701 S Overland Trail (80521)
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Trained Animals Available
Colorado State Office
20-21Lorton, VA
Meadowood Recreation Area
10406 Gunston Rd. (22079)
Flyer
Jackson Field Office
20-21

Riverton, WY
Wyoming Honor Farm
40 Honor Farm Rd.
*Trained Animals Available*

Rock Springs Field Office

21Temecula, CA
34215 DePortola Road
More Information
California State Office

JUNE 2016

3-4

Hutchinson, KS
Hutchinson Correctional Facility
Directions

Oklahoma Field Office 

4

Ewing, IL
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd. (62864)
Directions | Flyer

Milwaukee Field Office

7-21Internet AdoptionEastern States Office
10Cañon City, CO
East Cañon Correctional Facility
Advanced Appointment Required
Colorado State Office
10-11Cross Plains, TN
"Meet the Mustang"
Education, Demonstration and Adoption Opportunities
Carrs Wild Horse & Burro Center
4844 Couts Carr Rd.
For more info., visit MustangHeritageFoundation.org
Mustang Heritage Foundation & Eastern States Office
 10-11

Rock Springs, WY
Rock Springs Wild Horse Corrals
Mustang Versatility

Rock Springs Field Office

11Carson City, NV
Northern Nevada Correctional Center
Stewart Conservation Camp
1721 Snyder Ave. (89701)
*Trained Animals Available*
Directions
Nevada State Office
11-12Santa Rosa, CA
Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Chris Beck Arena
1350 Bennett Rd.
California State Office
11-12Valley Center, CA
Indian Hills Ranch
16120 Woods Valley Road
California State Office
12

Sacramento, CA
Western States Horse Expo
Cal Expo
1600 Exposition Blvd.
Starts at 12 p.m.
*Trained Horses Available*
More Information

California State Office
14

Pauls Valley, OK
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Directions

Oklahoma Field Office

17-18Fort Smith, AR
Arkansas-Oklahoma Regional Ed & Promotion Association
Kay Rodgers Park
440 Midland Blvd. (72904)
Flyer
Jackson Field Office
17-18Ithaca, NY
Cornell University
Oxley Equestrian Center
220 Pine Tree Rd. (14850)
Flyer
Milwaukee Field Office
18-19

Reno, NV
Livestock Events Center
"Reno Rodeo"
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Trained Animals Available

Nevada State Office
24-25Tonganoxie, KS
Leavenworth County Fairgrounds
Flyer | More Information
Oklahoma Field Office

 

JULY 2016

8-9

Rock Springs, WY
Rock Springs Wild Horse Corrals
Directions

Rock Springs Field Office

9

Ewing, IL
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd. (62864)
Directions | Flyer

Milwaukee Field Office

12

Pauls Valley, OK
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Directions

Oklahoma Field Office

14-16

Sedalia, MO
Missouri State Fairgrounds
2503 W. 16th St. (65301)
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Trained and Untrained Animals Available
Flyer

Milwaukee Field Office
15-16Vinita, OK
Craig County Fairgrounds
915 E Apperson Rd. (74301)
More Information
Oklahoma Field Office
19-Aug. 2Internet AdoptionEastern States Office
22Cañon City, CO
East Cañon Correctional Facility
Advanced Appointment Required
Colorado State Office
22-31Cheyenne, WY
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Cheyenne Frontier Days Arena
4610 Carey Ave. (82001)

Rock Springs Field Office

29-30Nampa, ID
Idaho Horse Park
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Trained and Untrained Animals Available
Idaho State Office

AUGUST 2016

5-6

McAlester, OK
Lightning C Arena
210 Lightning C Arena Rd. (74501)
More Information

Oklahoma Field Office 

5-6

Rock Springs, WY
Rock Springs Wild Horse Corrals

Rock Springs Field Office
5-6

Topsfield, MA
Topsfield Fairgrounds
207 Boston St. (01983)
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Trained Animals Available

Milwaukee Field Office
6

Ewing, IL
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd. (62864)
Directions

Milwaukee Field Office
9

Pauls Valley, OK
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Directions

Oklahoma Field Office

16-20Douglas, WY
Wyoming State Fair
Mustang Days

Rock Springs Field Office

19-20Swanzey, NH
Cheshire Fair
247 Monadnock Hwy (03431)
Milwaukee Field Office
20-21Grass Valley, CA
Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 McCourtney Rd.
More Information
California State Office
25-27Lexington, VA
Virginia Horse Center
487 Maury River Road (24450)
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Trained Animals Available
Jackson Field Office
27Tyler, TX
Texas Rose Horse Park
14078 State Hwy 110N (75704)
Youth Challenge -- halter-trained yearlings available
More Information

Oklahoma Field Office

28Boise, ID
Western Idaho Fair
Directions
Idaho State Office
30-Sept. 13Internet AdoptionEastern States Office

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

3

Ewing, IL
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd. (62864)
FlyerDirections

Milwaukee Field Office

5Blackfood, ID
Eastern Idaho State Fair
97 Park St. (83221)
Idaho State Office
8

Ewing, IL
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd. (62864)
Directions

Milwaukee Field Office

9Cañon City, CO
East Cañon Correctional Facility
Advanced Appointment Required
Colorado State Office
9-10

Riverton, WY
Wyoming Honor Farm
40 Honor Farm Rd.
*Trained Animals Available*

Rock Springs Field Office

10

Elk Grove, CA
Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center
12500 Bruceville Rd. 
*Trained Animals Available*
More Information

California State Office
13

Pauls Valley, OK
Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Directions

Oklahoma Field Office

14Salt Lake City, UT
Utah State Fair
155 N 1000 W (84116)
More Information | 4-H Youth Mustang Challenge
Utah State Office
15-17

Fort Worth, TX
Will Rogers Equestrian Center
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Trained and Untrained Animals Available

Oklahoma Field Office
16-17Mequon, WI
BLM Off-Range Corrals
6814 Highland Rd. (53092)
Flyer | More Information

Milwaukee Field Office

16-17

Rock Springs, WY
Rock Springs Wild Horse Corrals

Rock Springs Field Office 

23-24Clemson, SC
T. Ed Garrison Arena
1101 West Queen St. 
Pendleton, SC 29670
More Information
Jackson Field Office

OCTOBER 2016

7-8

Murray, KY
Cherry Agriculture Expo Center
Murray State University
101 College Farm Rd. (42071)
More Information

Jackson Field Office

14-15Salina, KS
Saline County Fairgrounds
22nd Annual Wild Horse and Burro Expo
Games on Horseback - October 14
Wild Horse Show - October 15
More Information

Oklahoma Field Office

15

Carson City, NV
Northern Nevada Correctional Center
Stewart Conservation Camp
1721 Snyder Ave. (89701)
*Trained Animals Available*
Directions

Nevada State Office

21-22Waterloo, IA
The National Cattle Congress
257 Ansborough Ave. (50701)

Milwaukee Field Office

NOVEMBER 2016

12

Heber City, UT
Washatch County Events Center
415 Southfield Rd. (84032)
More Information | Impact of the Horse

Utah State Office