By Misty Thornton Editor, Wild Pony Tales Beth Hanback is a bundle of energy and she needs to be. She’s the epicenter of a moving whirlwind with a dozen decisions an hour to make. Beth is the backbone and executive director of the Chincoteague Natural History Association, a group of supporters the Chincoteague National Wildlife

A dream came true for two teenagers at the July 2012 pony auction in Chincoteague, Virginia. Mollie Brooks, 13, attends middle school in Walpole, MA. She was awarded the Feather Fund pony and got to take home a wild foal from the famous herd of Chincoteague ponies. Micayla Morin, 17, is a rising junior in

  By Misty Thornton  [wzslider info="true"] It is the slow season now. The winter months that bring most seashore communities almost to a standstill. Some Chincoteague shop and restaurant owners are on vacation. The visitors to the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge in January and February are likely day trippers, arriving from Hampton Roads or perhaps

Reprinted from the National Wildlife Refuge Association The National Wildlife Refuge Association today expressed its strong support for Sally Jewell as the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior following the Senate’s confirmation of her nomination last night.  Jewell’s appreciation for the outdoors and wildlife as well as her extensive knowledge of the

Here’s What’s New in Wild Pony Tales

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 by

AND HERE’S AN INVITATION TO BECOME A MEMBER Nearly a year ago we set out to make some improvements to the Wild Pony Tales website, with an eye on taking some steps to make the money we would need if we are to continue.  In the early days of the site, a little over eight