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Adoption Details for: Ewing, Illinois

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be conducting a Wild Horse and Burro Adoption in 
Ewing, Illinois on the following dates:

October 2, November 7, March 5, April 1-2 (also an EMM pick up), May 7, June 4, July 9, August 6, and September 10.

Adoption will be held at:

Wild Horse Facility, 22295 Sheep Farm Road, Ewing, IL  62864 (approx. 20 miles south of Mt. Vernon, IL)


Ewing is located South of Mt. Vernon, IL.  From I-57, take exit 77 for IL-154.  Turn East off of the Exit so you're on 154 briefly.  At the stop turn Left (North) on IL-37.  Travel about 1 mile and turn Right (East) on Ewing Road.  You'll stay on this road about 6 miles, you'll go through the town of Ewing.  Turn Left (North) onto Sheep Farm Road.  Follow this about 1.5 miles.  You'll see the fence line on the left.  At the T-stop, turn left and left into the facility.  If you use Google Maps, Mapquest, or other GPS, you can use these coordinates as your destination and it will give you directions right to the facility:  38.097011,-88.742673

For applications and more information about this adoption event, contact: 

Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Program
Bureau of Land Management
626 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 200
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-4617
1 (800) 293-1781 or 1 (414) 297-4443
FAX: (414) 297-4442

Additional Information

Saturday Adoption: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

First come, first served only.
No oral bid process.


Also, adoptions by appointment only

Tuesdays & Thursdays

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

May – October


Appointments will be made by e-mail to:

Jeremy (Marty) Neugebauer



For additional information about adopting, visit the Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Web site at www.adoptahorse.blm.gov or BLM's toll free number at 1-866-4MUSTANGS.