Second of four horse adoption events is Saturday

Fifteen wild horses will be offered in the second of four annual horse adoption events at 10 a.m. May 30 at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center. Public viewing begins at 9 a.m.

The horses range in age from four to six years and vary in weight and color. They are saddle-trained at the NNCC by inmates in the Nevada Department of Corrections program and receive at least 120 days of training.

The beginning bid on all horses is $150. The public is prohibited from wearing any blue clothing, blue jeans, tank tops or shorts. Cell phones, cameras, and recording devices are prohibited.

The Northern Nevada Correctional Center is located at 1721 Snyder Ave. Attendees are asked to enter from the north side and watch for signs and event personnel at the extreme south end of the facility.

A catalog of featured horses is available at For more information, call John Axtell at 775-885-6146.


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