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Ponies from the famous Chincoteague wild pony herd splash their way into a holding area during one of the three roundups held
each year.

Scribner’s Monthly 1877: Chincoteague the Island of Ponies

Off the north-eastern shore of Virginia, and about five miles from the main-land, lies a small island known as Chincoteague – an island possessed of peculiarities shared by no other portion of the eastern United States; for here roams, in an entirely untamed state, a breed of horses, or rather ponies, as wild as the mustangs of Texas or the Pampas.

Articles, Island Life, Pony Tales, Wildlife Tales

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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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Island Life, Wildlife Tales

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$6,700 Highest Bid at Chincoteague Pony Auction

By Zackrey Hoverson           Hands flying up, the auctioneer talking so fast it sounds like gibberish and little foals whinnying, trying to escape their wranglers. These are some of the things that stay in your memory after attending the Chincoteague…
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Pony Tales

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