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Following the swim and a rest period, the Cowboys move the ponies to Ridge Road where they parade in front of thousands on their way to the Carnival Grounds.

By the Time Most People Arrive, the Cowboys are Already Riding

     Pony Penning in 2013 will be held the week of July 22-July 26. The Swim will be Wednesday, July 24 and the Auction, the following day, Thursday, July 26. For full schedule go to http://www.chincoteaguechamber.com/   By Misty Thornton…
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Mollie and Faith back in their Michigan pasture.

Chincoteague a Magic Kingdom for Feather Fund Winner

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…
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To Enjoy the Wonders of Assateague Island, Stop First at the Herbert H. Bateman Educational Center

  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…
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Storms Raise Everyone’s Eyebrows as They Look to Future of the Islands

Sandy ‘A Storm of Two Faces’ By Zack Hoverson and Robert Boswell As management at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on Assateague Island looks ahead to the upcoming release in January of its choice of a conservation plan, it again…
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One of the stallions on Assateague Island.

To See Chincoteague Ponies, Wildlife Assateague Bus Tour Is Best Bet

By Cyndel Brunell ”What kind of bird is that?” “How much smaller are the Chincoteague ponies from regular sized horses?” “Are there any foals this time of year?” “How deep is the water they swim in?” If you want answers…
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