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Chincoteague Pony Centre

#7 of 33 Outdoor Activities in Chincoteague Island Features Animals
Chicken City Road, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
+1 757-336-2776
Review Highlights
A great way to get up close

As opposed to many horse places that do not allow you to touch the horses, this one encourages it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Londonderry, New Hampshire
Loved the pony center

Like many people visiting Chincoteague, I have horse obsessed child. A visit to the pony center... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Durham, North Carolina
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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.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Chicken City Road, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
+1 757-336-2776
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Worse than a 1 Star; NEGATIVE 5 stars -5⭐️ Wednesday October 12, 2016. Visiting Virginia from California. I knew in August 2016 I would be in Williamsburg Va., and close enough to take a day trip to the Chincoteague Pony Center as I had read...More

9  Thank deeflowerz
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I want to give this place 5 stars as most things on the island are worthy of 5 stars. But I just can not do it. We usually visit in august but came after labor day this year. They have stables and an arena in...More

2  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited the Thursday before Labor Day and were very disappointed to find they had decided to cancel the evening show because all of the riders had gone back to college. A mention of this on their website would be appreciated in the future to...More

2  Thank chocolategirl92
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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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