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Wild horse, burro adoption
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will hold a wild horse and burro adoption Thursday through Saturday, April 12-14, in Beeville. The three-day event at the Bee County Expo Center, located at 214 South F.M. 351, will feature more than 50 spectacular animals.
Schedule for adoption:
•Thursday at 2 p.m. First-come-first-served adoptions follow until 6 p.m.
•Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
•Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.
To qualify to adopt, one must be at least 18 years old with no record of animal abuse. Adopters must have a minimum of 400 square feet of corral space per animal, with free access to food, water and shelter. A six-foot corral fence is required for adult horses and five feet for yearlings.
The standard adoption fee is $125, as set by law. Bidding will start at that amount.
For more information, call toll-free 866-4-MUSTANGS (1-866.468.7826) or visit www.blm.gov/nm/oklahoma.
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