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High Desert District Office
Release Date: 06/26/13
Contacts: Serena Baker,    

Save the Date for the 2013 Saratoga Mustang Versatility

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Desert District (HDD) in cooperation with the Platte Valley Ranch Supply and 5N Ranch invite horse enthusiasts to the 2013 Saratoga Mustang Versatility on Sept. 7 beginning at 9 a.m. at the 5N Ranch Arena in Saratoga, Wyo.  

The second annual event showcases Mustangs, but all breeds of horses are welcome. The competition will feature an obstacle course, games and ranch sort for all ages of horse and riders. The entry fee for an individual is $10 or $20 for a family. All participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  

Along with the competition, Trainer Steve Mantle with the Mantle Adoption and Training Facility in Wheatland, Wyo. will offer a free training clinic. “Started” wild horses will also be available for adoption. Adoption requirements and an application are available at:  

Special thanks to our sponsors: the BLM, Platte Valley Ranch Supply and 5N Ranch.

For more information, visit:, or please contact Adoption Coordinator Kathi Fine at 307-352-0292, Becky Englert at 307-321-9365, or Patty Lufkin at 307-326-8211. Please RSVP prior to Sept. 1 to participate.  

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

High Desert District Office   280 Highway 191 North      Rock Springs, WY 82901   

Last updated: 06-26-2013