Wyoming BLM to hold online adoption for 700 wild horses

The first horses arrive at the new Bureau of Land Management contracted Wild Horse and Burro facility located in Wheatland, Wyo., on Jan. 21, 2021. 

David Mosley

The Bureau of Land Management’s Wheatland Off-Range Corral is reopening for wild horse and burro adoptions this spring after a yearlong closure.

To celebrate its reopening, the BLM is offering approximately 700 wild horses and burros in an online adoption event scheduled for March 13-20. More wild horses may be included for adoption prior to the event.

The virtual adoption event is coordinated through the BLM’s Wild Horse and Burro Online Corral at https://wildhorsesonline.blm.gov/. Bids start at $125. Pickup location options are available and are listed on individual animal profiles in the online corral.

“Folks have been waiting patiently for over a year to see and adopt these animals and we are equally eager to start adoptions again,” said JJ Nolan, Wheatland Off-Range Corral manager, in a press release. “The online corral provides the perfect opportunity to share a lot of really nice animals to the largest audience possible while dodging any weather events that

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