Experience the Magic of The Pony Centre!

July 2015 Update

The summer is upon us and the Pony Centre is open full swing. We are now offering riding lessons on a Chincoteague pony, pony rides, and pony day camps on a daily basis (Remember we are closed on Sundays). So the daily schedule looks like this—Riding lessons on a Chincoteague pony offered 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pony Day camps are offered 9:30 to noon, Pony rides for the little folk are offered 9 to 1 and 4 to 9.

The all new pony show this year is at 7 p.m. so bring your family and come see the show held back at our indoor ring. We’re sure it will be a special part of your stay on Chincoteague.

Also this year, Earn the Jr. Chincoteague Salt Water Pony Certificate! This year pony enthusiasts can take home this special certificate by doing the following:

  1. Attend a three day pony camp
  2. Take a riding lesson on a Chincoteague pony at the Centre
  3. Attend a Chincoteague Pony Show

Upon completion of these three requirements, you will be awarded with a special certificate complete with your picture declaring you to be a junior Chincoteague Saltwater Pony!

For more information, and to sign up, check at the counter at the Pony Centre.

And don't forget—young cowboys or cowgirls can get The Saltwater Pony Cowboy (or Cowgirl) Look At the Chincoteague Pony Centre. Join the Jr. Pony Roundup Crew! Want to be part of the roundup crew at the show one night at the Pony Centre? Come get dressed up as a cowboy or cowgirl. Each Junior Cowboy or Cowgirl will get:

  1. Your own cowboy hat
  2. Your own cowboy kerchief
  3. Your face painted
  4. A sheriff’s badge and a moustache to wear or take home with you.
  5. A copy of the Saltwater Pony Cowboy Creed

To be part of the Saltwater Pony Cowboy Crew, sign up in the shoppe for your personal time with a Chincoteague Pony Wrangler, who will get you dressed as a cowboy or cowgirl. Then you report back to the Pony Centre at that night before the show to get your instructions to be part of the show. Come dressed in your Saltwater Pony Outfit. You will be part of the show that night!!!

Cost of the Saltwater Cowboy/Cowgirl Look is $29.95 per child.

See you at the Pony Centre!

Chincoteague is famous for Ponies! The Pony Centre is the place to experience all things Ponies! At the Pony Centre you get to interact with real Chincoteague Ponies. You will discover why Chincoteague Ponies are beloved around the world. The Pony Centre is the home of the largest herd of Misty family ponies on the Island and many verterans of the Pony Swim. We offer pony rides, pony shows, riding lessons, pony day camps, a museum, and a gift shoppe filled with unique items, including a large collection of Breyer models.

When you're in Chincoteague you will not want to miss the Pony Centre. The memories you make here are sure to last a lifetime.

We invite you to explore our web site and learn about all the exciting activities we offer. The Pony Centre is open Monday thru Saturday during the summer. For more information or questions, email us at ponycntr@verizon.net or call us at 757-336-2776.