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Chincoteague Pony Centre

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Address: Chicken City Road, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number: 757-336-2776
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2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Lovely piece of local history

Centered around the descendants of the original Misty of Chincoteague. Ms. Allen and her employees are very gracious hosts and willing to suggest other points of interest to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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South Plainfield, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Stopped in on our first day to get acquainted and look around. Arranged for a riding lesson on one of the ponies for our granddaughter. They are only doing that on weekends when were there so the lesson was the last thing we did on Chincoteague. She thoroughly enjoyed the lesson and looking at the other ponies at least one... More 

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Laurel Fork
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Centered around the descendants of the original Misty of Chincoteague. Ms. Allen and her employees are very gracious hosts and willing to suggest other points of interest to visit.

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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193 attraction reviews
288 helpful votes 288 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stopped by the Chincoteague Pony Center in the morning. The main building is mostly a gift shop, however, you can also purchase pony rides or riding lessons. On the dreary, rainy day we spent here, the outdoor pony rides seemed like a bad idea. However, the riding lessons - a 30 minute lesson with an instructor, inside, for about... More 

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jacksonville, fl
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Always love stopping in to see what the Pony Centre has. Great place to buy a gift for birthday, a just because, or for yourself. The staff are friendly and ready to help you with your purchases. You might even catch a glimpse of one of the owners. They also have a pony riding center in the back where you... More 

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Pitcher, New York, United States
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15 reviews 15 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
46 helpful votes 46 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
41 helpful votes 41 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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