June 1 wild horse, burro adoption event at Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary

    (Lander, WY) – Bureau of Land Management Wyoming kicks-off the summer with a wild horse and burro adoption on June 1 just outside Lander. Untrained animals will be offered to qualified adopters at the following in-person adoption for a $125 minimum fee:

    June 1, Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary Public Off-Range Pasture (8616 US-287): approximately 20 wild horses (burros to be determined) will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the public off-range pasture near Lander. Take a free wagon tour to view the resident wild horses until 1 p.m.

    Each of the wild horses and burros available for adoption have been removed from overpopulated herds roaming Western public rangelands.

    As part of their efforts to find every horse and burro a good home, the BLM offers up to $1,000 to adopt an untrained animal. Learn more about the adoption incentive program at

    For more information about the events and locations, visit or contact the national information center at 866-468-7826 or [email protected].

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