BLM Eastern States seeks bids for new wild horse and burro off-range corral facilities


Bureau of Land Management

BLM Office:

Eastern States State Office

Media Contact:

Jayson Barangan

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - The Bureau of Land Management is seeking proposals for new off-range corral facilities. One or more corral facilities across the eastern United States can be proposed to temporarily care for wild horses and burros gathered from public lands in the West.

Facility proposals should be in states east of and bordering the Mississippi River, sited at least 100 miles inland from the coast and avoid areas prone to natural disasters. Sites within 60 miles of an airport and access near major highways are preferred.   

At least one contract will be awarded for a facility that must accommodate 200-300 animals. Corral facilities are intended to be open to the public for adoptions and other placement events. The solicitation closes Oct. 21, 2021.

New bidders must obtain an identifier number online from the Dun & Bradstreet website at before registering on the System for Award Management website at to do business with the federal government. No fee is involved. 

Instructions for obtaining the contract solicitation are listed below: 
•    Visit:
•    View the Attachments and Links for the full statement of work and relevant attachments. 

For general questions and assistance, contact Steve Rawlings at 

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center in your state can also help you prepare a proposal:

To learn more about the off-range corral facility solicitation, visit our FAQs page here.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.