Wild Horse and Burro Adoption at the
Tehama County Fairgrounds in Redbluff CA.
April 2nd and 3rd, 2011
The Bureau of Land Management made available to the public 30 mustangs for adoption, 5 mares 3-4 years old, 5 geldings 2-3 years old, 9 yearling geldings, 1 yearling mule, and 10 yearling fillies. There were also10 wild burros, 5 Jennies and 5 Jacks ranging from 1 to 7 years old.
The event ran from 8 am to 5 pm on both Saturday and Sunday, with previews from 2 to 6 pm the preceding Friday.
Silent auction bids were taken from 8 am until 10 am on Saturday then remaining animals were available on a first come first serve basis through Sunday at 5 pm.
Most of the horses were from the Twin Peaks Herd Management Area, 3 were from Red Rock Lakes and one from Coppersmith.
The burros were from Twin Peaks also, with the exception of 1 from Black Mountain and 1 from Slate Range.
There will be another Northern California adoption event at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico, CA on Saturday, April 16. Preview is Friday from 2-6 pm.