America's Wild Horses and Burros Offered for Adoption in Kingman


April 15, 2013

Kingman, Ariz. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking good homes for wild horses and burros during an adoption event April 19 – 21, 2013, in Kingman, Ariz. An opportunity to see and adopt these living legends will take place at the Mohave County Fairgrounds located at 2600 Fairgrounds Boulevard, Kingman, Arizona, 86401. Take Interstate 40 to Kingman, exit E. Andy Devine (U.S Route 66, exit 53) and turn south on E. Andy Devine. Travel .6 miles and turn right (west) on Airfield Ave. Travel approximately .6 miles and enter the fairgrounds through the east entrance.

These animals and their historic herds are truly unique animals that embody the best characteristics of endurance and agility. For more than 30 years, the BLM-adopted horses and burros have found their way not only into the hearts of thousands of recreational riders, but also into show and rodeo arenas. Burros, noted as great for packing, make exceptional guard and companion animals.

Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Kingman Event Schedule

Friday, April 19 – Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Preview animals

Submit applications for approval to adopt animals

Saturday, April 20 – Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Starting at 9 a.m., the adoption begins for approved adopters on a first-come, first-select basis. The adoption fee is $125. Each adopter has an opportunity to “Adopt-A-Buddy Horse” for an additional fee of $25.

Loading/transport home of adopted animals

Sunday, April 21 – Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Adoption continues on a first-come, first-select basis

Loading/transport home of adopted animals

Adoption fees may be made by cash, check, or major credit card and will be processed immediately after selection. The BLM staff will load each animal, with the adopter’s halter and lead rope, into an acceptable trailer provided by the adopter.

The BLM offers wild horses and burros gathered from public lands in the West to qualified adopters who must demonstrate humane care for the animal for a year in order to receive title. To qualify to adopt, you must be 18 years of age, have approved facilities to keep the animal, and transportation home for the animal from the adoption site. For more information and adoption qualifications, please call the BLM at 1-866-4MUSTANGS (468-7826) or visit BLM’s website at

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