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Chincoteague Pony Centre

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Chicken City Road, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
+1 757-336-2776
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Wonderful ponies

AMAZING!! The pony rides were priced nicely. There is a show and museum but we didn't do them... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
janelle h
Minneapolis, Minnesota
wrong time of the year

do NOT go after labor day!!!!!! ponies are put out to pasture on a farm somewhere none there... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia
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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 child take a riding lesson or get a pony ride. It is the place to meet the Chincoteague pony.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“riding lessons” (22 reviews)
“gift shop” (45 reviews)
“drill team” (14 reviews)
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Chicken City Road, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
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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

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!!!!

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

Reviewed 14 August 2017

As opposed to many horse places that do not allow you to touch the horses, this one encourages it. They had two foals and they were adorable and so soft! My girls were thrilled and could've stayed all day. The offered pony rides (under 100lbs)...More

Thank mikelizaboo
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Like many people visiting Chincoteague, I have horse obsessed child. A visit to the pony center was high on our to do list and it did not disappoint. We were there the week before the pony swim. First, there are ponies in the small paddocks...More

1  Thank 301traveler
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We were just driving passed when we saw the baby ponies and we decided to stop and check them out. We learned that they had just been born two weeks prior on July 4th , both born from two different moms but the same dads...More

1  Thank Josephine J
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The gift shop had a very good selection of items for kids and adults. They offer pony rides and have shows that occur on the weekends.

Thank Yvette D
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed stopping in and shopping at the gift shop then later on decided to ask about the pony rides. Definitely glad we stopped with or without kids it's a nice place!

Thank deejoyce
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I thought this would have more pony activity.it seems the gift store is the main attraction.there were 2 ponies out front which the children liked.

1  Thank 435trip123
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We were on the island Easter week. Our granddaughters were so excited about a pony ride. We arrived late Saturday, too late for a ride. Sunday was Easter. Then we learned they are only open Friday and Saturday. We tried again on Friday. Yes, they...More

1  Thank 20hdk
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Questions & Answers
16 October 2016|
Response from Amberlee16 | Reviewed this property |
They usually open in late May,
7 July 2016|
Response from deckchair58 | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain but I am sure the Chincoteague Island Tourist office will be able to help. Sorry for the delay in answering. Very busy at work. Hope you have a great time.

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