By Lauren R. Giannini Chincoteague Island off the coast of Virginia is a wish-list destination for many, especially those who loved reading “Misty of Chincoteague,” a fictionalized tale published in 1947 about three real ponies: Misty, Phantom and Stormy. The first of Marguerite Henry’s delightful wild pony novels, it quickly became a beloved children’s classic.
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Saturday, September 29 2012 by Editor
By Jan Westmark-Allan Newborn Lucky on his blanket. Ever since we ran the story of Lida Bard and her Chincoteague Pony named Clipper in the October issue of Sidelines Magazine (A Real Life Misty of Chincoteague Pony Tale, page 52), we have been getting lots of Chincoteague Pony Tails!! (If you missed Lida’s story in the October issue, you can read it on an earlier blog I posted at http://sidelinesnews.com/blogs/editorsnotes/misty-of-chincoteague-a-real-life-paint.html .