LOCATION: Wyoming Honor Farm, 40 Honor Farm Road, Riverton, Wyoming
The Wyoming Honor Farm is proud to present BLM Wild Horses available for adoption. We offer BLM Wild Horses through an on-site competitive bid adoption. Each adopter can get an application form the morning of the adoption or get it on-line at the BLM web site http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/programs/Wild_Horses.html You can also contact the BLM at 1-866 4 MUSTANGS for more information. Visit your local BLM office to pick up an application as well.
This is one of two adoptions that are held at the Wyoming Honor Farm each year.
Days of the Adoption
- Friday, August 24, 2012 The Wyoming Honor Farm will host a free viewing/demonstration clinic to help participants learn about the gentling process and how to care for the horses. The clinic runs from to and is open to the public.
- Saturday, August 25, 2012 The gates will open at 7:30 a.m. for previewing the horses. Coffee and rolls will be available during the preview. BLM and WDOC representatives will be available to answer questions regarding the BLM and Wyoming Honor Farm Wild Horse Program. The competitive bidding starts at 10:30 a.m. and will continue until all animals offered have been shown. The remaining un-adopted horses from this adoption will continue to be trained, and will be offered again in future adoptions at the Honor Farm, with a few being added to the BLM national internet adoption events.
- The adoption will offer a number of saddle trained horses and halter started horses.
- All horses have been haltered, led, trailered and have had their feet handled; and have been through the "gentling program" which starts with halter training and then proceeds to saddle training.
WHF Fall Adoption
BLM Wild Horse Adoptions for 2012 at WHF will be on August 24 and 25, 2012, following the same schedule and time frame as the Spring Adoption.
Please remember, no firearms, alcohol, drugs or dogs are allowed at any time. All cell phones, cameras, video equipment and tobacco products must be locked in one's vehicle while on site.
In order to maintain a positive environment for visitors, a reasonable clothing standard must be adhered to. Clothing that is unduly suggestive, form fitting, or exposes undue amounts of flesh is prohibited. The wearing of shorts is not allowed on site.
A horse trailer must be at least a four-horse trailer with a swing gate and covered.
For more information on adoptions, training clinics or adopting a wild horse or burro, please call 307.352.0302 or toll free 1.866.4MUSTANGS.