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Chincoteague Pony Centre

Address: Chicken City Road, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number: 757-336-2776
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Sports
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Pitcher, New York, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

took the family here for the pony rides. They loved it. Ponies well taken care of and excellent with small children. the staff were so good with the children

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Nice gift shor. Did not stay for the horse show. They have pony rides for the kids. The horses looked a little worn out.

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manatee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

If we had little ones with us that could have ridden the ponies, we might have found this more interesting. As it was, we saw a few ponies out front in pens that really needed to be cleaned. Going on a boat ride to the see the ponies was a much better experience.

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Victor, NY
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

What a disappointment. Now I'll admit that they didn't have the pony events going on so we didn't get to see the pony rides but the place itself is just an oversized tacky gift shop. The ponies are in small pens in the front of the building out in the blazing sun - they didn't look very happy to be... More

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Virginia Beach, VA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The pony centre is pretty neat. There are ponies out front to interact with. Inside the shop is filled with EVERYTHING horses! You can sign your children up for a 30 minute riding lesson that is super fun. The rate was $40.00 and well worth it! The ponies are very well trained and our instructor was fabulous! They also have... More

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Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My little one was a bit disappointed that there were not lessons on the weekend but was able to pet and bond with Sony and Tony. The young ladies guiding the pony ride were excellent with the children! Would like to go back for camps/lessons for sure!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Late August (before Labor Day) or early Sept. is a great time to visit Chincoteague Island, Va. and neighboring Assateague, Md. (where the southern third of that narrow island is a Virginia-managed national wildlife refuge that is home to the Chincoteague pony herd owned by the volunteer firemen--just to thoroughly confuse you). Once area schools go back into session, us... More

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Sonoma County, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is the best place on the island to get up close and personal with ponies. We dropped our kids off for a morning pony camp. All three had a great time (boys and girls, alike). The counselor, Megan, was adored by all, as we're the ponies. The grown-ups spent some time perusing the gift shop without kids (smart, right?).... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My children had their pony riding lessons. They loved it. It's a 30 minute lesson so it's nice to start off the day to get a child out of bed. It's a worth a visit.

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Sterling, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

First off, as soon as you park, there are a few ponies out front more than willing to be loved on. Once you get in, it's one of the nicest gift shops on the island for horse stuff. Picked up books our first night (nothing like seeing your kids reading on vacation) The pony show was wonderful. It wasn't expensive... More

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