If you've dreamed of owning your own horse, this maybe your chance. According to the Bureau of Land Management website, the United States Government is willing to pay you $1000 if you are willing to adopt an untrained horse or burrow.

The program's goal is to not only give untrained animals a home but also combat overpopulation. America's rangelands is the location of most of this overpopulation.

A department within the U.S. Department of the Interior, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), launched the Adoption Incentive Program.

According to statistics from the BLM, adopted and unsold animals are cared for each year by the agency.

To be an adopter and to participate in the program, within 60 days of the adoption of an untrained wild horse or burro you would recieve $500. Then within receiving a title of the animal, you would receive another $500 within 60 days. At the the time of the adoption, a $25 fee would be charged.

In 1971 the Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act was signed into law.