Saddle-trained horses need homes |

Saddle-trained horses need homes

A special horse adoption event in Carson City will take place Saturday at Northern Nevada Correctional Center, off Snyder Avenue. Eighteen saddle-trained horses from the ranges of Nevada will graduate from months of intensive training starting at 10 a.m. that day, and all are looking for good homes and enthusiastic owners.

Public access to the NNCC corrals opens at

9 a.m. The auction begins at 10 a.m. The beginning bid on all horses is $150.

A catalog of BLM wild horses offered for the adoption can be viewed at

To pre-qualify for the call, 775-885-6146.

NNCC rules prohibit the public from wearing any blue clothing, blue jeans, tank tops or shorts.