Breed Released: Original Breed Found On: Beaches/Shores
These ponies from Assateague Island are best known for the annual roundup and auction that takes place as a fund-raiser in Chincoteague, Virginia. Chincoteague Ponies live under harsh conditions and are therefore extremely hardy and intelligent. They are good driving and trail riding ponies. This breed is only found on the beaches of Horse Isle. The Chincoteague Pony ranges from 12-14hh.