43 CFR 4750.4-1 - Private Maintenance and Care Agreement.
To obtain a wild horse or burro, a qualified applicant shall execute a Private Maintenance and Care Agreement and agree to abide by its terms and conditions, including but not limited to the following:
(a) Title to wild horses and burros covered by the agreement shall remain in the Federal Government for at least 1 year after the Private Maintenance and Care Agreement is executed and until a Certificate of Title is issued by the authorized officer;
(b) Wild horses and burros covered by the agreement shall not be transferred for more than 30 days to another location or to the care of another individual without the prior approval of the authorized officer;
(e) Adopters are financially responsible for the proper care and treatment of all wild horses and burros covered by the agreement;
(f) Adopters are responsible, as provided by State law, for any personal injury, property damage, or death caused by animals in their care; for pursuing animals that escape or stray; and for costs of recapture.
(g) Adopters shall notify the authorized officer within 30 days of any change in the adopter's address; and
(h) Adopters shall dispose of remains in accordance with applicable sanitation laws.