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Chincoteague Pony Centre

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Address: Chicken City Road, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number: 17573362776
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Description: Pony rides, Riding lessons, pony day camps and a pony show complete with a...
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.
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Stick around for the show

We came to check out the ponies, see the Misty exhibit, and buy some souvenirs. Glad we stuck around for the show, which was lively and fun. Not only was it educational, but it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Didn't see the show but stopped in hoping for something educational for the kids but all we saw was a gift shop filled with "made in China" items. What a missed opportunity here. Also the man behind the counter yelled at some kids. Maybe you shouldn't keep cute fuzzy things at kids eye level and expect them not to touch... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We came to check out the ponies, see the Misty exhibit, and buy some souvenirs. Glad we stuck around for the show, which was lively and fun. Not only was it educational, but it also incorporated audience participation, a skit, and games. We enjoyed seeing Centre students participating in the show and competitions. And, of course, the ponies were complete... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I loved the show, certainly a must see on Chincoteague. The show features descendents of misty and stormy and the Chincoteague drill team. The gift shop is humongous and has lots of Breyer toys.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Rating Disclaimer: We didn't do the pony rides or the show. Our family simply stopped by to see the ponies and visit the gift shop. Our kids enjoyed seeing the ponies and their baby ponies as well as perusing the the gift shop. Staff we friendly. We thought the ponies outside could've had better accommodations like more shade or cleaner... More 

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

They let our son who is 2 ride the pony which he thoroughly enjoyed. The ride cost $7. The guy leading the pony looked liked he would have rather been anywhere else but there.

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Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My girls loved getting to see the horses here. They enjoyed getting to ride on an ancestor of Misty. The store has some great items. The staff was friendly and helpful and knowledgeable! Sadly, we didn't make it to the show that evening.

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Bloomington, IN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The evening show is one of my favorite things to do, and I absolutely love watching a child take their first pony ride.

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Hampton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Loved this place. The pony show at night was so awesome, my kids loved it almost as much as I did. Loved the pony, "IRISH MIST" he is BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

You can just pull up and pet the ponies if you'd like, and/or you can pay ONLY $7.00 for a small pony ride. My 8 year old son and 7 year old daughter loved it. You get a cute ribbon after they ride the pony as well. They also do pony shows sometimes. Definitely going to see one next year.

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Cambridge, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

What a find. You must see the pony show featuring Chincoteague Ponies one night! You can see them from a distance on the refuge, but you can ride them, meet them and see them perform at the Pony Centre. Each night's show is at 7PM and it is a great interactive show for kids and adults

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