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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
High Desert District
 
Release Date: 06/11/12
Contacts: Serena Baker, 307-212-0197    

2012 Mustang Versatility Trail Ride Buckle Series is on the Move!


The 2012 Mustang Versatility Trail Ride Buckle Series will hit the road this year holding events not only at the Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility, but also along the Little Sandy River, north of Farson, Wyo., and at the Scotts Bottom Nature Area in Green River, Wyo. 

This is the third year of the Trail Ride Buckle Series co-sponsored by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Desert District and the Green River Chamber of Commerce. The first event of the series will be held Saturday, June 16 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility on Lionkol Road. The event will feature a trail ride, obstacle course and timed games for all ages and skill levels. In addition, training clinics, facility tours, and wild horse adoptions will be held. Meet “Freckles” and the rest of the Salt Wells Creek horses available for adoption at: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/programs/Wild_Horses/RS-corrals/MV2012.html. The Trail Ride Buckle Series showcases mustangs, but is open to all breeds of horses. 

Mustang Versatility will also hold events July 14 at Highway 191 N. and the Little Sandy River, at mile marker 58, north of Farson, Wyo; Aug. 11 at Scotts Bottom Nature Area in Green River, Wyo.; and year end buckles and awards will be given at the series finals at the Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility on Sept. 15. Membership is not required to participate, but only members accumulate points toward year end buckles and awards. Non-members are eligible to receive daily prizes. The Mustang Versatility Trail Ride Buckle Series daily entry fees are $10 for members and $20 for non-members. Annual membership dues are $25 per family or $15 per individual. All participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

For more information, contact Adoption Coordinator Kathi Fine, 307-352-0292, or Deb Sundberg, 307-389-6353. A complete adoption schedule is available online at: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/programs/Wild_Horses/schedule.html.

Special thanks to our sponsors:  PM Auto Glass Inc., Primetime Production and Shadow Mountain Water Company of Wyoming. 



The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Last updated: 03-24-2014