Wild Horse and Burro Adoption
More than 80 horses and a few burros will be available adoption at the Duplin County Events Center, 195 Fairgrounds Drive, Kenansville, NC on Nov. 4, from 8 am to 5 pm and Nov.5 from 8 am to noon.
Sponsoredl by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States. the animals will arrive for viewing November 3,, from 1 to 5 pm.
The adoptions are held to help maintain an ecological balance on western rangelands, and preserve mustangs as “living legends.” BLM gathers some horses and burros each year to control the population and offers them to qualified individuals for adoption.
Gentled wild horses are being used for trail riding, dressage, western events, and other disciplines in the U.S.and are noted for their endurance, sure-footedness and intelligence. Burros are great companion animals and are sometimes used by farmers for predator control.