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Adoption and Sale 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 sale event schedule is provided below. All times are 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.

Tentative Wild Horse and Burro Event Schedule

 

SCHEDULE

LOCATION

December 13, 2022
Open:
8 a.m.
Adoption:
10 a.m.

Pauls Valley, OK
Pauls Valley Off-Range Corral
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Event details: 

  • Up to 70 wild horses will be available for adoption
  • Adoption incentive available
December 15, 2022

Elk Grove, CA
Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center
12500 Bruceville Road

Event details:

January 23-30, 2022

Online Corral
WildHorsesOnline.BLM.gov

Event details:

  • Apply, view and place your bid to adopt or purchase a wild horse or burro online. 
  • Submitting your application in advance of the start of bidding is highly encouraged. 
  • Available pick-up locations include Mufreesboro, TN and West Columbia, SC.

January 27, 2023

Canon City, CO
Four Mile Prison Complex
300 Evans Street

Event details:

  • Approx. 300 wild horses available for adoption and sale
  • Adoptions by appointment only. All appointments for this event have been filled. To get on the waiting list or to be added to the list for future adoptions, submit a completed Adoption/Sale Application to BLM_CO_WHB@blm.gov and request next available appointment. Appointments are first come first serve.
  • Adoption incentive available 

January 27, 2023
Open: 10 a.m.
Adoption: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

January 28, 2023
Adoption: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Mercedes, TX
Rio Grande Valley Livestock Showgrounds
1000 N Texas Ave

Event details:

February 24, 2023

Canon City, CO
Canon City Off-Range Corral
300 Evans Street

Event details:

  • Approx. 200 wild horses available for adoption and sale
  • Adoptions by appointment only. All appointments for this event have been filled. To get on the waiting list or to be added to the list for future adoptions, submit a completed Adoption/Sale Application to BLM_CO_WHB@blm.gov and request next available appointment. Appointments are first come first serve.
  • Adoption incentive available 
March 13-20, 2023

Online Corral
WildHorsesOnline.BLM.gov

Event details:

  • Apply, view and place your bid to adopt or purchase a wild horse or burro online. 
  • Submitting your application in advance of the start of bidding is highly encouraged. 
  • Available pick-up locations include Canon City, CO; Rock Springs, WY; Palomino Valley, NV; Search, AR and Liberty, KY.
March 24-26, 2023

Albany, OR
Linn County Fairgrounds
3700 Knox Butte Rd E

Event details: 

  • Approx. 30 trained Oregon wild horses available for adoption
  • In conjunction with NW Horse Expo: Storefront Adoption Showcase event hosted by Teens & Oregon Mustangs. Find more information

March 24, 2023

Canon City, CO
Canon City Off-Range Corral
300 Evans Street

Event details:

  • Approx. 200 wild horses available for adoption and sale
  • Adoptions by appointment only. All appointments for this event have been filled. To get on the waiting list or to be added to the list for future adoptions, submit a completed Adoption/Sale Application to BLM_CO_WHB@blm.gov and request next available appointment. Appointments are first come first serve.
  • Adoption incentive available 

March 24-25, 2023

Liberty, KY
Central KY Ag Expo Center
678 Wallace Wilkinson Blvd.

Event details:

May 19, 2023​​​​​​​

Canon City, CO
Canon City Off-Range Corral
300 Evans Street

Event details:

  • Approx. 200 wild horses available for adoption
  • Adoptions by appointment only. ​​​​​​​All appointments for this event have been filled. To get on the waiting list or to be added to the list for future adoptions, submit a completed Adoption/Sale Application to BLM_CO_WHB@blm.gov and request next available appointment. Appointments are first come first serve.
  • Adoption incentive available 
June 8-10, 2023

Tooele, UT
Deseret Peak Complex
2930 UT-112

Event details: 

  • Trained animals available

July 21, 2023

Canon City, CO
Canon City Off-Range Corral
300 Evans Street

Event details:

  • Approx. 200 wild horses available for adoption
  • Adoptions by appointment only. ​​​​​​​All appointments for this event have been filled. To get on the waiting list or to be added to the list for future adoptions, submit a completed Adoption/Sale Application to BLM_CO_WHB@blm.gov and request next available appointment. Appointments are first come first serve.
  • Adoption incentive available 

ONLINE CORRAL

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Off-Range Corrals

Adopt or purchase a wild horse or burro from an off-range corral location.

Featured Video

Tank the mustang was adopted, trained and shown by Cory Bourque in the 2016 Louisiana Extreme Mustang Makeover where they placed fourth overall. Tank is a 6-year-old gathered from the East Douglas, Colorado herd management area.