12 Chincoteague Pony Horses for Sale in United States

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price: $1,500

Chincoteague stallion

proven Bay Chincoteague stallion directly from island 1 owner. SEE MORE DETAILS found on Equine Now

Montour Falls, NY, United States


price: $1,000

Seneca Breeze Flashy Bay Paint

Breezy was purchased at the 2016 Chincoteague Pony Auction after completing the swim. She was raised here on the farm with other Mares and Geldings. Has exceptional ground mannersgood with the Vete... SEE MORE DETAILS found on Equine Now

Watkins Glen, NY, United States


price: $2,000

2014 Beautiful Large Chincoteague Pony Mare

Due to life responsibilities and unexpected circumstances I am looking for a new cute home for my beloved Chincoteague pony Marascino Cherry Marshy. Marshy was my 1st ever pony for 16th birthday an... SEE MORE DETAILS found on Equine Now

Madison, IN, United States


price: $800

2018 Islandborn Chincoteague Pony Colt

Price Lowered to 800 Song of Solomon was born on Assateague Island and was 1st seen April 23 2018. Due to life circumstances I am needing to find him his new loving family. He is ungelded 18 mnths ... SEE MORE DETAILS found on Equine Now

Madison, IN, United States


price: $850


October sale bottle fed Pony. Very friendly and gentle. Ties, saddles, bridles, stands quietly for farrier. SEE MORE DETAILS found on Horseclicks

Westminster, MD, United States


price: $750


Stunning Pony needing a loving partner. Ties, lunges, saddles and bridles. Stands quietly for farrier. SEE MORE DETAILS found on Horseclicks

Westminster, MD, United States


price: $10

9 Year Old Chincoteague Pony for Lease

Available for lease USEF 5461658 Shown 0.70m Talent for 1.10 with lightsmall rider. Brave loves to jump a blast to ride. SEE MORE DETAILS found on Equine Now

Canyon Country, CA, United States


price: $2,500

Chincoteague Cross

Bolt was born April 26 2019. He is absolutely exquisite!! He is a big boy and very precious. He can go home after he is weaned. He can be gelded if preferred. Asking 3500 but will consider all offe... SEE MORE DETAILS found on Equine Now

Clarksburg, MD, United States

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Stunning yearold Chincoteague Pony Mare Registered

Maraschino Cherry Purebred Islandfoaled Chincoteague Pony Purchased at the auction summer hh around pounds but she is thin Foaled early march yrs old Silver baypale chocolate with flaxen mane and t... SEE MORE DETAILS found on Advertigo

Jacksonville, FL, United States

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Chincoteague Pony

year old Chincoteague Pony born on Chincoteague Island and sold at pony penning day Stunning athletic and friendly mare has been in training for months. Hawk is a dark chocolate and white pinto wit... SEE MORE DETAILS found on Advertigo

Meyersdale, PA, United States

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The Chincoteague Pony, also known as the Assateague horse, is a breed of pony that developed and lives in a feral condition on Assateague Island in the United States states of Virginia and Maryland. The breed was made famous by the Misty of Chincoteague series written by Marguerite Henry starting in 1947. While phenotypically horse-like, they are commonly called "ponies". This is due in part to their smaller stature, created by the poor habitat present on Assateague Island. Variation is found in their physical characteristics due to blood from different breeds being introduced at various points in their history. They can be any solid color, and are often found in pinto patterns, which are a favorite with breed enthusiasts. Island Chincoteagues live on a diet of salt marsh plants and brush. This poor-quality and often scarce food combined with uncontrolled inbreeding created a propensity for conformation faults in the Chincoteague before outside blood was added beginning in the early 20th century.

Several legends are told regarding the origins of the Chincoteague, with the most popular being that they descend from survivors of wrecked Spanish galleons off the Virginia coast. It is more likely that they descend from stock released on the island by 17th century colonists looking to escape livestock laws and taxes on the mainland. In 1835, the practice of pony penning appeared, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland while allowing others to remain on the island. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned as a way to raise money for fire equipment. The annual event has continued in the same fashion almost uninterrupted to the present day.

Although popularly known as Chincoteague ponies, the feral ponies actually live on Assateague Island. Although the entire Island is owned by the federal government, Assateague is sp

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