BLM set to host 5th annual auction for horses at Frontier Park

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now)- The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be hosting an auction at Frontier Park. It will be the 5th consecutive year that BLM hosts the auction. All the horses being auctioned are from Wyoming.

Wild Mustangs set to be auctioned at Frontier Park.

"They've been gentled so there's a good base for all of these horses," Public Affairs Specialist, Brad Purdy said. "Some of these are halter started, some of them are saddle started."

Proceeds will go to the Wild Horse and Bureau program. Once a horse is adopted, it can go home with the bidder, right after the auction. If an adopter isn't able to get the horse right after the auction, then they can pick it up from the mantle ranch, in Wheatland.

"Once you're part of their herd they're pretty loyal animals, and i see a lot of people and they just fall in love with these horses. They'll fall in love on Thursday and adopt them on a Saturday," Purdy said.

There will be 22 horses available for adoption. The preview will start at 9:00am, and the auction will begin at 11:00am. Each bidding will start at $125.