The Truth About Misty & The Chincoteague Ponies

This entry is part 6 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

Learn the truth about Misty of Chincoteague, the real Chincoteague pony, compared to her fictionalized story, and how you can visit her today.

Chincoteague Pony Release Swim 2016: Learning to Take Chances

This entry is part 5 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

The helicopter circled ever closer and then finally we could see them. The cavalcade of ponies surrounded by Saltwater Cowboys on horses appeared at the head of the lane. Suddenly the whole group thundered by…

Postcard from Chincoteague Pony Penning Carnival 2016

This entry is part 4 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

Greetings! I spent the evening at the 2016 Pony Penning Carnival and brought home the most ridiculous souvenir! I have to admit, I had a full day and part of me just wanted to shower…

Dreams Come True at the Chincoteague Pony Auction

This entry is part 3 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

The Chincoteague Pony Auction is not just your average horse sale, it’s a place where dreams come true. Although I managed to miss the auction by a half-hour due to the unfortunate combination of the…

Chincoteague Pony Swim 2016

This entry is part 2 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

The famous annual Chincoteague Pony Swim is held each summer in the last week of July. This event, made popular by the book Misty of Chincoteague, draws a large crowd each year. The Chincoteague Ponies,…

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