Adopt a Saddle-Trained Wild Horse In Carson City on February 9

Sixteen horses—mostly 4-year-olds—looking for homes

Sixteen horses—mostly 4-year-olds—looking for homes

CARSON CITY, NV—Sixteen wild horses—green-broke by prison inmates—will be available in a competitive-bid adoption at Warm Springs Correctional Center in Carson City on Saturday, February 9.

Horse preview begins at 9 a.m., following by bidding at 10 a.m. All adopters must be 18 years old, have adequate feed, water and facilities (at least 400 square feet for each animal), and provide a home for the horse in the U.S. until receipt of a certificate a title from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

The starting bid for all horses is $150, with the average price about $800 to $1,000 per animal.

Click here to view the available horses and get more details about the event—including directions to Warm Springs Correctional Center and all adopter qualifications.

The adoption event is sponsored by the Bureau of Land Management, Nevada Department of Agriculture and the Nevada Department of Corrections – Silver State Industries.

What You Can Do
Adopt a wild horse on February 9 or at a future event. Upcoming saddle-trained wild horse adoption at Warm Springs Correctional Center: May 31, 2008. For more information and to download an adoption application, contact: Susie Stokke, BLM-Nevada State Office, 775-861-6469, or visit the Nevada BLM website.

Posted by Julie Snyder, Best Friends Network
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