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Chincoteague Pony Centre

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Closed Now: 09:00 - 21:00
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Day with the Ponies

The ponies are a great attraction for Chincoteague. the history of the ponies on the island are a... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Great shop cute ponies

Lots of stuff in this shop for pony lovers! Also, the owner brought a pony over to say hi! Such a... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Morristown, New Jersey
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Pony rides, Riding lessons, pony day camps and a pony show complete with a gift shoppe with something for everyone round out a chance for everyone to see Chincoteague ponies up close. Come see the Memories of Misty Museum, the pony show, have your...more
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Chicken City Road, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
+1 757-336-2776
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Lots of stuff in this shop for pony lovers! Also, the owner brought a pony over to say hi! Such a sweetie!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Not worth the time. Under new management. One pony to pet, and lame gift shop. Disappointing to say the least.

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Dabushas
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The Pony Centre was been a staple for the 30 years that I have been vacationing in CHincoteague. There was a lovely gift shop, lots of tame ponies for the babies to pet, and short pony rides for the older children. There wer also pony...More

Date of experience: July 2018
17  Thank bronxempress
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful conversation with Nancy, she is very knowledgeable and friendly. Great gift shop. Out front is Chinco and Bailey, Chinco is a Chincoteague pony and you can pet him! Wonderful up close experience with a tamed pony. Recommend chatting with Nancy, she's wonderful.

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Liz H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The ponies are a great attraction for Chincoteague. the history of the ponies on the island are a great story. My kids loved the exhibits and seeing the ponies out on the island. We even witnessed the round up.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Marcie0413
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Since the Allen Family no longer runs the Pony Centre it's not the same. Good for a quick look and thats about it. Its no longer a destination. My family and I would go for 2 weeks at a time for 4 years! My son...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank bnitzberg
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This place is under new ownership and do not currently do pony rides or riding lessons. They have one pony.

Date of experience: May 2018
13  Thank Amy G
Reviewed 29 October 2017

AMAZING!! The pony rides were priced nicely. There is a show and museum but we didn't do them, not enough time left in our schedule. They had 2 foals too that had been born on July 4th this year, they were awfully cute. You were...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank janelle h
Reviewed 9 October 2017

do NOT go after labor day!!!!!! ponies are put out to pasture on a farm somewhere none there!!! just a gift shop which closes end of sept!!!!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank bruced255
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The museum is not publicized; I knew about it from reading about it on Tripadvisor. Although the artifacts don't look too new, there's a lot on the real Misty of Chincoteague. I particularly enjoyed reading the family tree! My kids and I got a kick...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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