Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016

This entry is part 1 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

Thanks to Marguerite Henry’s book Misty of Chincoteague, the annual Pony Penning Week which takes place during the last week in July in Chincoteague, Virginia has become a famous tradition that draws large crowds each summer.

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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