BLM auctions saddle-ready horses in Carson City
Feb 22, 2014
The Bureau of Land Management, the Nevada Department of Agriculture and the Nevada Department of Corrections will put saddle-trained horses up for adoption February 23 in Carson City. The event will be at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center.
Fifteen wild horses from ranges on BLM-administered public lands in Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, and California will be offered for adoption. Viewing starts at 9 a.m., with the auction starting at 10:00. Opening bid on each horse is $150. The horses are four to five years old, are saddle-trained with at least 120 days of training, and vary in weight and color. They were trained at the NNCC by inmates in the Nevada Department of Corrections program.
To pre-qualify for the auction, call 775-885-6146. A catalog of the horses and more info about the auction here.
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