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Chincoteague Wild Pony Week Schedule 2015 Compiled by Windy Grace Mason

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Chincoteague Wild Pony Swim. Made famous by Marguerite Henry’s ‘Misty of Chincoteague,’ first published in 1947, the annual Pony Swim draws international attention, flooding the islands with tens of thousands of spectators, from around the world, each year.

Articles, Island Life, Pony Tales, Upcoming Island Events, Wildlife Tales

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A Long Day in the Chincoteague Marsh, But the Ponies Finally Swim

By Misty Thornton Editor – Wild Pony Tales It is the time of the year when children’s eyes mist over. It is the time when the sounds of summer become nays, whinnies, squeals and an occasional snort. It is the…
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Pony Tales

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