May 12, 2005
Dozen wild horses up for adoption from prison
Six horses from lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and six horses under the jurisdiction of the state of Nevada will be offered for adoption at the Warm Springs Correctional Center on Saturday. Gates open at 9 a.m., and a competitive-bid adoption conducted by an auctioneer begins at 10 a.m.
Each of the horses range from – to 6 years old, saddle trained with 90 days of training, and vary in weight and color. The beginning bid on all horses is $150.
A handout of BLM wild horses and Nevada state “estray” horses offered for the adoption can be viewed at http://www.nv.blm.gov/prison_horses or http://www.silverstateindustries.com. Copies of the handout are also available at BLM offices in Reno and Carson City.
For information, call 885-6147.
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