March 13th, 2017
Wild ponies have inhabited Assateague Island for hundreds of years. Today two herds of wild horses make their home on Assateague Island, separated by a fence at the Maryland-Virginia line. The Maryland herd is managed by the National Park Service. The Virginia herd is owned by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company. Each year the Chincoteague…[read more]
January 12th, 2017
Important Update: For the Spring 2017 there will be no public access to the Northern Corral during the Spring and Fall roundups. Please go to the Southern Corral to view the Ponies during the Spring and Fall roundups. Chincoteague’s annual Pony Swim attracts nationwide attention. The swim and auction take place on the last Wednesday…[read more]
Sara Daisey authors the Chincoteague.com Blog. She resides on Chincoteague Island with her husband Ted and three children, Garrett, Morgan, and Jenna.