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Federal government offers up to $1,000 to people who adopt wild horses

Posted: 12:16 PM, Mar 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-19 12:16:05-04

WASHINGTON — The federal government is offering $1,000 to anyone who adopts an untrained wild horse or burro from the Bureau of Land Management.

The Adoption Incentive Program allows qualified adopters to receive up to $1,000 when adopting an eligible wild horse or burro on or after March 12, 2019. Under the program, adopters are eligible to receive:

  • $500 within 60 days of adoption of an untrained wild horse and burro
  • $500 within 60 days of titling the animal

The incentive is available for all untrained animals eligible for adoption, including animals at BLM facilities, off-site events and on the online corral. A $25 fee applies at the time of adoption.

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