Wild Horse & Burro Adoption- July 9, 2014

By Alan Matthews

Published 07/09 2014 08:31AM

Updated 07/09 2014 08:36AM

THE U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT (BLM) WILL HOLD A WILD HORSE AND BURRO ADOPTION IN VINITA, OKLA., JULY 11-12, 2014. THE TWO-DAY EVENT AT THE CRAIG COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS WILL FEATURE DOZENS OF SPECTACULAR ANIMALS. THESE ARE ADULT AND YEARLING HORSES AND BURROS THAT ONCE ROAMED FREE ON PUBLIC LANDS IN THE WEST. THE BLM PERIODICALLY REMOVES EXCESS ANIMALS FROM THE RANGE IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN HEALTHY HERDS AND TO PROTECT OTHER RANGELAND RESOURCES. THE ADOPTION PROGRAM IS ESSENTIAL FOR ACHIEVING THESE IMPORTANT MANAGEMENT GOALS.

WILD HORSE & BURRO ADOPTION
CRAIG COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
JULY 11; NOON- 6:00 P.M.
JULY 12; 8:00 A.M.- NOON
MINIMUM FEE: $125
866-468-7826
www.blm.gov/nm/whb.

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