Enter your wild horse in Wyoming Mustang Days competition!


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CASPER, Wyo. - The Bureau of Land Management encourages past adopters and owners of wild horses to enter the 9th annual wild horse competition at Wyoming Mustang Days, Aug. 18, at the Wyoming State Fair in Douglas.

Halter-started wild horses will be available for viewing and adoption at the BLM booth at the Wyoming State Fair, Aug. 15-17.  All bids close on Friday, August 17 at 5 p.m.  Adoptions are a key component of the BLM's mission to humanely manage sustainable wild horse populations.

Youth and adults may enter halter, lead line, riding, team sorting, western cow handling and English Hunter/Jumper and English Pleasure events. There will also be a green horse challenge class and adult and youth free style events. The classes will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, check the event brochure: https://go.usa.gov/xUHDX

Or contact BLM Wild Horse Specialist June Wendlandt (307) 690 - 9069.

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.