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Chincoteague Pony Centre

Chicken City Road, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This was our 3rd summer on Chincoteague Island. We return summer after summer, and plan to do so next year, specifically to visit Chincoteague Pony Centre, located on Chicken City Road. Not only do they have dozens of Chincoteague ponies that kids can ride and touch, but they run a wonderful pony camp for kids! And... they offer riding lessons,... More

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Galena, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The Pony Centre is a fun place to stop and explore. Children can have pony rides on the famous and beautiful chincoteague ponies. Mom and dad can buy them lots of fun souvenirs in their large gift shop! The best part about the Centre is their nightly pony show. It is an hour long and very entertaining. You learn about... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Two yrs running now, my 4yr old son has ridden Sunny at the Pony Center. The staff is great with kids. Cute shop and fast paced pony show each evening. Great time for families.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a great place to get up close to a few of the ponies. They have the ponies in pens in front of the building so you get close to them and pet them. My three year old son also got the opportunity to ride one of the ponies. A memory he won’t forget anytime soon.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Pony Center has several Chincoteague ponies in corrals out front which you can pet. The gift shop has alot of unique, horse-themed items to purchase. The Museum ($5) is a collection of Misty items, and other period artifacts. The Pony Show ($10) is held at 8PM each evening and is a fun, engaging event. The ponies with their young... More

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Arlington, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Our family greatly enjoyed the Chincoteague Pony Centre. Our child (nervous of horses) had a wonderful half-hour riding lesson with instructor Katie that overcame the fears. (Thank you, Katie!) We returned for the evening Pony show which was a delightful presentation of pony prowess and an introduction to many heirs of Misty and Stormy, as well as channel swimmers born... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Nice place to see and pet the ponies, pony ride expensive for the time you get to ride the pony. Pony show in the evening which is ok to see once.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Having seen the Chincoteague Pony Centers Show a few times over a few years I must say it never gets old and never fails to impress! You will laugh, you will sigh will desire to own one of the magnificent Chincoteague Ponies as the canter past you and anyone who has spent a minute in the saddle will not help... More

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Clay, WV
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you have a pony lover at home, you need to stop here. They offer lessons and rides (for a fee) and the staff there really care about the ponies. There is an 8:00 show that it fun to watch and learn about the ponies.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great place to visit. Both for the gift shop and the opportunity to see Assateague ponies up close. However, there is always an up-sell - as they want you to pay for a pony show.

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