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Wild Horse Adoption

When: Sept. 11-13 2009

The Bureau of Land Management will offer for adoption wild horses at the Wild Horse Corrals, September 11–13. Between 40 and 50 horses will be available for adoption on Saturday and Sunday; a buddy horse may be adopted for $25 after a first horse has been adopted at the regular fee of $125. Previews and gentling demonstrations will be offered from 2-7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11. On Saturday, Sept. 12, a packing demonstration by the Treasure Valley Chapter of the Back Country Horsemen from 8-9 a.m., from 10-11 a.m., a silent bid adoption will be held and previews and gentling demonstrations from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Also on Saturday, members of Treasure Valley area 4-H groups will participate in a trail challenge using horses gathered in Challis and available for adoption in Boise. Following the silent adoption, the remaining horses will be available on first-come, first-served basis through Sunday at noon.

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