The National Wild Horse Center at Palomino Valley near Reno is the largest adoption facility in the country.

Nevada is home to more than 50 percent of the Nation's wild horses and burros with approximately 83 herd management areas throughout the state.


Helping a wild horse transition from wild to best friend can be immensely meaningful and satisfying.

$125 standard adoption fee, $275 starting bid for saddle-trained.

The majority of animals at are available for adoption 6 days a week. 
To schedule an appointment to adopt a wild horse at Palomino Valley Center, please call 775-475-2222. Appointments for viewing/adopting are limited to a maximum of one hour. 


Palomino Valley Center  Facility hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.


The Palomino Valley Center facility is located approximately 20 miles north of Reno/Sparks, Nevada. 

From Interstate 80, take Exit 18 (Pyramid Way/State Road 445.) Turn east on Ironwood to reach the facility.

Kelly Richmond