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Sept. 8, 2006
Contact: Cindy Ferguson (307) 856-9578
Cindy Wertz (307) 775-6014

Wyoming Honor Farm Wild Horse Adoption Upcoming

The Wyoming Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse adoption on Sept. 22-23, 2006 in Riverton, Wyo.

The adoption will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23 with a lunch concession available. The gates will open at 7:30 a.m. for previewing the horses. The adoption will offer approximately 50 horses in a variety of colors. All the horses have been haltered, led, trailered and have had their feet handled. Approximately 40 horses have been saddled and/or ridden.

On Friday, Sept. 22, Mike Buchanan, the wild horse supervisor at the Honor Farm, will demonstrate a free clinic on “Connecting the Mind” the Honor Farm’s Level System used to train the horses. The clinic runs from 1-4 p.m. and is open to the public. A preview of the horses will be open after the demonstration with coffee and sodas available in the afternoon.

Please remember, no firearms, alcohol, drugs, cell phones, cameras, tobacco products or dogs are allowed at any time. A horse trailer must be at least a four-horse trailer with a swing gate and covered top.

Wild horses are also available for adoption by appointment through the BLM Rock Springs Corrals and the Mantle Ranch.

For further information, call 1-866-4-MUSTANGS or visit www.wy.blm.gov/wildhorses or http://doc.state.wy.us/prisons/horse_adoption.asp


Last updated: 03-03-2007