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Adoption and Purchase Events

The BLM offers wild horses and burros for adoption or purchase at events across the country throughout the year. The most current adoption and purchase event schedule is provided below. All times are in local time. 

Note: Event information shown in local time and subject to change without notice. Please call the Wild Horse and Burro Information Call Center at 866-468-7826 for the most updated information. 

SCHEDULE

LOCATION

October 7-8

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

October 14-15

Salina, KS
Saline County Livestock & Expo Center
22nd Annual Wild Horse and Burro Expo
Games on Horseback - October 14
Wild Horse Show - October 15

October 15

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

October 21
Internet Pick-up: 9:00 a.m. - noon
Adoption: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

October 22
Adoption: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Training programs selection: noon - 4:00 p.m.

Waterloo, IA
The National Cattle Congress
257 Ansborough Ave. (50701)
Download Flyer

November 4
Internet Pick-up: 8 a.m. - noon
Adoption: noon - 7 p.m. 

November 5
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Unadilla, GA
Southeastern Arena
2410 Arena Road
2410 Arena Rd. (31091)
Ph: 888-274-2133
November 12
Adoption: 4:30 p.m.

Heber City, UT
Washatch County Events Center
415 Southfield Rd. (84032)
Impact of the Horse
Ph: 801-539-4057

November 18
Adoption: noon - 6 p.m.

November 19
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Navasota, TX
Grimes County Expo Center
5220 F.M. 3455 (77868)
Ph: 866-468-7826
December 3
Adoption: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Palmdale, CA
38612 130th St. East
*Trained and Untrained Animals Available*
Ph: 800-951-8720

December 10
Meet and Greet: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Mustang Presentations: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Adoption: 11 a.m.
(Bids start at $300)

Rancho Murieta, CA
Murieta Equestrian Center
7200 Lone Pine Dr. 
*Trained Animals Available*
Ph: 530-254-6575
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January 6
Adoption: noon - 6 p.m.

January 7
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Mercedes, TX
Rio Grande Valley Livestock Showgrounds
100 N. Texas Ave. (78570)
Ph: 866-468-7826

January 19-21

Forth Worth, TX
Will Rogers Memorial Center
3401 W Lancaster Ave.
Mustang Magic event, hosted by Mustang Heritage Foundation

January 31 - Feburary 14

BLM Internet Adoption
www.BLM.gov/AdoptaHorse
Optional Pick-up Locations:
Rainsville, AL (March 24)
Batesville, MS (April 7)
Ewing, IL (Call 800-293-1781)

February 3
Adoption: noon - 6 p.m.

February 4
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Carrizo Springs, TX
Dimmit County Rodeo Arena
539 Industrial Blvd. 
Ph: 866-468-7826
Download Event Flyer

February 3
Internet Pick-up: 8 a.m. - noon
Adoption: noon - 7 p.m.

February 4
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Okeechobee, FL
Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center
4200 FL 70 (34972)
Ph: 888-274-2133

February 10
Preview Animals: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

February 11
*Adoption: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Free Clinic: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

February 12
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Vista, CA
Hunter Horsemanship
1025 Little Gopher Canyon Rd. (92084)
*Trained Animals Available*
Ph: 760-384-5765
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*Adoption will begin with live auction at 8 a.m. Remaining animals will be offered first-come, first-served after auction. 

February 25

Carson City, NV
Northern Nevada Correctional Center
Stewart Conservation Camp
1721 Snyder Ave. (89701)
*Trained Animals Available*
Ph: 866-468-7826

February 25
Preview Animals: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

February 26
Wild Horse Adoption and Training Demonstrations: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
*Trained Horse Adoption: 1 p.m.

February 27
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Apache Junction, AZ
Lost Dutchman Days
1590 E. Lost Dutchmen Blvd. 
*Trained Animals Available*
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*Silent auction will be followed by first come, first served

March 3
Adoption: noon - 6 p.m.

March 4
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Abilene, TX
Expo Center of Taylor County
1700 Texas 36
Ph: 866-468-7826
Download Flyer

March 3
Internet Pick-up: 8 a.m. - noon
Training Demonstrations: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m., 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Adoption: noon - 5 p.m.

March 4
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Training Demonstrations: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m., 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Logan Township, NJ
Gloucester County DREAM Park
400 US-130
Ph: 800-293-1781
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March 4
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Ewing, IL
Ewing Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd
Ph: 800-293-1781
Download Flyer

March 4
*Adoption: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

March 5
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Redlands, CA
Sundance Ranch
27273 Pilgrim Rd. 
Ph: 760-384-5765
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*Adoption will begin with live auction at 11 a.m. Remaining animals will be offered first-come, first-served after auction. 
March 7 - 21

BLM Internet Adoption
www.BLM.gov/AdoptaHorse
Optional Pick-up Locations:
Lumberton, NC (April 21)
Lorton, VA (April 22)
Lima, OH (May 5)
Jacksonville, FL (May 19)
Ewing, IL (Call 800-293-1781)

March 17 - 18
Adoption: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ewing, IL
Ewing Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd
Ph: 800-293-1781
Download Flyer

March 17 - 19
Call for schedule of events
760-384-5765

Bishop, CA
Backcountry Horsemen's Redezvous
Tri Counties Fairgrounds
1234 Fair St. 
Ph: 760-384-5765

March 24
Internet Pick-up: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Preview Animals: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

March 25
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Rainsville, AL
NE AL Agri. Business Center
1571 McCurdy Ave. N
Ph: 888-274-2133

April 7
Internet Pick-up: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Preview Animals: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

 April 8
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Batesville, MS
Arena One
562 Cutting Horse Lane (35606)
Ph: 662-578-5824

April 7
Adoption: noon - 6 p.m.

April 8
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Seguin, TX
Seguin Events Complex
205 N River St.
Ph: 866-468-7826

April 8
Preview Animals: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Adoption: 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.*

* Adoption is via competitive bid
Deer Trail, CO
Great Escape Mustang Sanctuary
42132 Ridge Rd. 
April 8
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Ewing, IL
Ewing Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd
Ph: 800-293-1781
Download Flyer

April 18 - May 2

BLM Internet Adoption
www.BLM.gov/AdoptaHorse
Optional Pick-up Locations:
Marshfield, WI (June 16)
Springdale, AR (June 23)
Lexington, KY (July 5)
Annville, PA (July 14)
Ewing, IL (Call 800-293-1781)

April 21
Preview Animals: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Internet Pick-up: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Training Demonstrations: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

April 22
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Training Demonstrations: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Lumberton, NC
SE NC Agri Events Center
1027 US HWY 74 E (28358)
Ph: 662-578-5824

April 21
Internet Pick-up: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Adoption: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

April 22
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Lorton, VA
Meadowood Recreation Area
10406 Gunston Rd. 
Ph: 800-293-1781

April 28
Adoption: noon - 6 p.m.

April 29
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Las Vegas, NM
Santa Fe Trail Events Center
539 Industrial Blvd. 
Ph: 866-468-7826

May 5
Internet Pick-up: 8 a.m. - noon
Adoption: noon - 5 p.m.
Training Demonstrations: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

May 6
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Training Demonstrations: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Lima, OH
Allen County Fairgrounds
2750 Harding Highway (45804)
Ph: 800-293-1781

May 6
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Ewing, IL
Ewing Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd
Ph: 800-293-1781
Download Flyer

May 5
Preview Animals: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

May 6
*Adoption: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Silent Bid: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

May 7
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Colusa, CA
Colusa County Fairgrounds
1303 10th St. 
Ph: 530-254-6575

*Adoption will begin with live auction at 9 a.m. Remaining animals will be offered first-come, first-served after auction. 

May 12
Adoption: noon - 6 p.m.

May 13
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Decatur, TX
NRS Arena
304 CR 4228
Ph: 866-468-7826
May 18 - 20

Jacksonville, FL
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Jacksonville Equestrian Center
13611 Normandy Blvd. (32221)
*Trained Horses Available*
Ph: 866-468-7826
Download Flyer

May 19
Animal Preview: 1 - 3:30 p.m.

May 20
Preview Animals: 7 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Adoption: 10:30 a.m.*

*Adoption via competitive bid.

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

May 19
Preview Animals: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

May 20
*Adoption: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

May 21
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Paso Robles
Paso Robles Fairgrounds
2198 Riverside Ave. 
Ph: 760-384-5765

*Adoption will begin with live auction. Remaining animals will be offered first-come, first-served after auction. 

May 20
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Port Matilda, PA
790 Shady Dell Rd. (16870)
Ph: 800-293-1781
May 28
Adoption: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Bishop, CA
Mule Days Parade
1141 N. Main St. (93514)
Ph: 760-384-5765

June 2 - 3
Adoption: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

June 3
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hutchinson, KS
Hutchinson Correctional Facility
500 Reformatory St. 
Open House

June 3
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Ewing, IL
Ewing Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd
Ph: 800-293-1781
Download Flyer

June 2
Preview Animals: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

June 3
*Adoption: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

June 4
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Plymouth, CA
Amador County Faigrounds
18621 Sherwood St. (95669)
Ph: 530-254-6575

*Adoption will begin with silent auction at 9 a.m. Remaining animals will be offered first-come, first-served after auction. 
June 6 - 20

BLM Internet Adoption
www.BLM.gov/AdoptaHorse
Optional Pick-up Locations:
Cassopolis, MI (Aug. 18)
Ewing, IL (Call 800-293-1781)

June 9 - 10

Farmington, UT
19th Annual Utah Wild Horse and Burro Festival and Adoption
Legacy Events Center
151 S 1100 W (84025)

June 10

Carson City, NV
Northern Nevada Correctional Center
Stewart Conservation Camp
1721 Snyder Ave. (89701)
*Trained Animals Available*
Ph: 866-468-7826

June 11

Call for schedule of events
530-254-6575

Sacramento, CA
Western States Horse Expo
Cal Expo
1600 Exposition Blvd. (95815)
*Trained Animals Available*
Ph: 530-254-6575

June 14

Baker City, OR
National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
22267 Oregon Hwy 86
Ph: 541-523-1843

June 15 - 17

West Springfield, MA
Extreme Mustang Makeover
The Big E
1305 Memorial Avenue
*Trained Animals Available*
Ph: 800-293-1781

June 16
Internet Pick-up: 8 a.m. - noon
Adoption: noon - 5 p.m.

June 17
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Marshfield, WI
Central Wisconsin State Fairground
513 East 17th St.
Ph: 800-293-1781

June 16 - 17
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Rock Springs, WY
Rock Springs Wild Horse Corrals

June 23 - 24

Reno, NV
Extreme Mustang Makeover - Reno Rodeo
Reno-Sparks Livestock Event Center
1350 N. Wells Ave. 
*Trained Animals Available*
Ph: 866-468-7826

June 23
Adoption: noon - 6 p.m.

June 24
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Silver City, NM
Southwest Horseman's Association
#2 Caballero Rd. 
Ph: 866-468-7826

June 23
Internet Pick-up: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Preview Animals: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

June 24
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Springdale, AR
Everett Marchant Arena
990 Marchant Rd.
Ph: 479-236-0709

July 1
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Ewing, IL
Ewing Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd
Ph: 800-293-1781
Download Flyer

July 6 - 8

Lexington, KY
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Kentucky Horse Park
4089 Iron Works Parkway
*Trained Animals Available*
Ph: 866-468-7826

July 7 - 8
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Rock Springs, WY
Rock Springs Wild Horse Corrals

July 14
Internet Pick-up: 8 a.m. - noon
Adoption: noon - 5 p.m.
Training Demonstrations: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

July 15
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Training Demonstrations: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Annville, PA
Shale Knoll Arena
47 Crooked Rd.
Ph: 800-293-1781

July 18 - August 1

BLM Internet Adoption
www.BLM.gov/AdoptaHorse
Optional Pick-up Locations:
Gulfport, MS (Sept. 22)
Mequon, WI (Date TBD)
Ewing, IL (Call 800-293-1781)

July 21 - 31
Daily Demonstrations: July 21 - 27, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Adoption: July 28, 5 p.m.*

*Adoption via competitive bid

Cheyenne, WY
Cheyenne Frontier Days

July 22
Preview Animals: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Adoption: 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.*

* Adoption is via competitive bid.
Brighton, CO
9755 Henderson Rd. 
*Trained animals available*
August 5
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Ewing, IL
Ewing Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd
Ph: 800-293-1781
Download Flyer

August 12 - 19
Halter-trained Adoption: August 15, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.*
Halter-trained Adoption: August 16, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.*
Halter-trained Adoption: August 16, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.*
Mustang Horse Show: 8 a.m.
Saddle-trained Adoption: 2 p.m.

*Adoption is via silent competitive bid

Douglas, WY
Wyoming State Fair
Mustang Days
*Trained Animals Available*

August 17 - 19

Monroe, WA
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Evergreen State Fairgrounds
14405 179th Avenue SE
*Trained Animals Available*
Ph: 866-468-7826

August 18
Internet Pick-up: 8 a.m. - noon
Adoption: noon - 5 p.m.
Training Demonstrations: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

August 19
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Training Demonstrations: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Cassapolis, MI
Red Horse Ranch
64247 Library Rd.
Ph: 800-293-1781

August 25
Preview Animals: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

August 26
*Adoption: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

August 27
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 

Crescent City, CA
Del Norte County Faigrounds
421 US Hwy 101N (95531)
Ph: 530-254-3575

*Adoption will begin with silent auction at 9 a.m. Remaining animals will be offered first-come, first-served after auction. 
August 29 - September 12

BLM Internet Adoption
www.BLM.gov/AdoptaHorse
Optional Pick-up Locations:
Ewing, IL (Call 800-293-1781)
Other pick-up locations TBD

September 8
Preview Animals and Demonstrations: 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

September 9
Preview Animals: 7 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Adoption: 10:30 a.m.*

*Adoption via competitive bid

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

September 9
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Ewing, IL
Ewing Wild Horse and Burro Corrals
22295 Sheep Farm Rd
Ph: 800-293-1781
Download Flyer

September 14 - 16

Fort Worth, TX
Extreme Mustang Makeover
Will Rogers Complex
3401 W Lancaster Ave.
*Trained Animals Available*
Ph: 866-468-7826

September 16

Salt Lake City, UT
3rd Utah 4-H Youth Mustang Challenge and Adoption
Utah State Fair

September 22
Internet Pick-up: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Preview Animals: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

September 23
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Gulfport, MS
Harrison County Fairgrounds
15321 County Farm Rd.
Ph: 800-293-1781
October 14, 2017

Carson City, NV
Northern Nevada Correctional Center
Stewart Conservation Camp
1721 Snyder Ave. (89701)
*Trained Animals Available*
Ph: 866-468-7826

October 20
Internet Pick-up: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Preview Animals: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

October 21
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Hot Springs, AR
Garland County Fairgrounds
4831 Malvern Ave. (71901)
Ph: 800-293-1781

November 10 - 11

Heber City, UT
Impact of the Horse
Wasatch County Events Center
415 Southfield Rd. (84032)

November 10
Internet Pick-up: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Preview Animals: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

November 11
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Pensacola, FL
Escambia County Equine Center
7750 Mobile Hwy (32526)
Ph: 800-293-1781

January 26
Internet Pick-up: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Preview Animals: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

January 27
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Ocala, FL
Southeastern Livestock Pavillion
2232 NE Jacksonville Rd. (34470)
Ph: 800-293-1781

January 26
Preview Animals: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Adoption: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

January 27
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Lebanon, TN
Ward Agricultural Center
945 E. Baddour Pkwy (37087)
Ph: 800-293-1781

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