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88th Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim

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PHOTO: 2011 Pony Swim; Chincoteague.com

PHOTO: 2011 Pony Swim; Chincoteague.com

Today is the 88th annual Chincoteague Pony Swim.

The video below is from last year’s pony swim.

The “Saltwater Cowboys” will swim nearly 150 ponies from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island.

The wild ponies are auctioned to raise money for the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company.

LINK: Pony Swim Photo Gallery