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Chincoteague Pony Centre

Chicken City Road, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
757-336-2776
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Horseback Riding Stables
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English first
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The ponies can come right up to your car. It's pretty amazing how you can walk right to wild horses.

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Tylerton, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Kids had a great time here riding the ponies! My son took the shorter "pony ride" while my daughter took the 1/2 hour riding lesson and both of them enjoyed it immensely. Employees are wonderful with the children and make it fun for them.

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Opelika, Alabama
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76 reviews 76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Maybe that title isn't fair. It's essentially a gift shop with a corral full of ponies out front. Most of the stuff inside is reasonably-priced, a bit generic and Cracker Barrel-esque. Having said all that, this is the place where I got my most treasured automotive accessory of all times. Each time I see it affixed to my truck bumper... More

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Chincoteague Island, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The pony center is great for close up views of ponies. A great opportunity to ride and take photos. The shop carries lots of nice gifts for all.

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Cambridge, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This gem of a pony center is a highlight of our annual family vacation. Kids can ride an actual Chincoteague pony, take riding lessons, go to pony camp in the mornings to learn how to care for ponies, and there is a fantastic pony show in the evening! Quaint gift shop has many gifts to entertain young people who delight... More

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Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Our daughter has taken riding lessons here over the years and always loved it - Great pony shows! Great gift shop with lots of souvenirs

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chincoteague
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11 reviews 11 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Their gift shop is Way Over Priced. Go anywhere else to buy gifts or mementoes of the island. The place is very overpriced!

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We have visited the Pony Centre each time we have visited Assateague and Chincoteague and have had a wonderful experience each time! My daughter had a lesson by one of the ponies each time, and the girls giving the lesson were wonderful with her! Great rates too, compared to the going lesson rates -- and these are Chincoteague ponies in... More

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Chincoteague Island, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Lots of great stuff and demonstrations for anyone interested in horses. Lovely ponies to see and learn about.

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Arlington, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This is a money and tourist trap if you have kids, avoid it or pay for that $25 stuffed pony Jr. can't put down in the store!

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