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July 29th, 2017

92nd Annual Pony Swim

Wednesday July 26, 2017 marked the 92nd year of Chincoteague’s annual Pony Swim. The Chincoteague Pony Swim was made famous by Marguerite Henry’s Misty of Chincoteague. Tens of thousands of spectators from around the world gather on Chincoteague Island each year to watch this annual tradition. Scroll down for pictures and video of this year’s event. For more information about the Chincoteague Ponies, including their history and origins of the modern day Pony Swim, check out our Chincoteague Pony web page.

The Roundup

In The Corral

The Beach Walk

The Swim

The Parade

The Auction

Ponies Back on Assateague After the Swim

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Sara Daisey authors the Chincoteague.com Blog. She resides on Chincoteague Island with her husband Ted and three children, Garrett, Morgan, and Jenna.