Chincoteague's 2012 Pony Swim [Pictures]
87th 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.
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Exhausted horses emerge on land after swimming during the 87th annual Chincoteague Pony Swim, from Assateague Island National Seashore, through Assateague Channel to Chincoteague.