History of Misty of Chincoteague - Interesting history of the ponies and books about them by Marguerite Henry
Wild Ponies on Assateague Island (where Misty of Chincoteague was born). I'd love to see beautiful wild horses running.
16 Reasons We Love Chincoteague Island
There's a reason Chincoteague, Virginia has been named America's beach town.
Assateague Island National Seashore makes likes of Top 100 Most Popular National Parks, Monuments and Historic Sites.
Chincoteague Island's Wild Pony Swim -- a Virginia Tradition . i dont like that almost 5 % of those poor horses die after or during the swim
Wild Ponies Assateague Island, MD
Eco-photos of the week: July 24-30
Wild ponies swim across the Assateague Channel during the annual Chincoteague Pony Swim in Virginia. Said to be the descendants of Spanish horses that swam ashore after a shipwreck, the ponies draw large crowds to the area each year.
Explore Virginia's Eastern Shore
Chincoteague Island: Wild Horses -actually from Assateague Island the outer barrier. For ponies come to Chincoteague only during the annual "Penning". They are the descendants horses who swam to shore when Spanish Galleons sank in the Atlantic.
I went here many times as a child. How cool is it to go to the beach and sun tan with a horse! Sea gulls are no problem here.there has been times when the ponies show up while you're having your beach picnic!