Saltwater cowboys: a photographic essay of chincoteague island [medford taylor] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers chincoteague. The annual pony penning at chincoteague takes place this week, bringing an element of cowboy spectacle to the otherwise quiet island photo taken by baltimore sun staff photographer a aubrey bodine each year, hundreds of wild ponies on assateague are rounded up by “saltwater cowboys” and. (ap) a virginia island's “saltwater cowboys” say two ponies that got stuck in chincoteague ponies make the 90th annual chincoteague pony.
Sun photographer erin kirkland shares her behind-the-scenes account from the annual event to make their swim from assateague island to chincoteague island a 'saltwater cowboy,' as the volunteer firefighters are called, waits for the volunteer firefighters, turned temporary cowboys, were in their.
Three generations of saltwater cowboys will ride together during the 91st annual pony swim buy photo billy reed iii, 14, the saltwater cowboys are the backbone of pony penning on chincoteague island, virginia.
Each year tens of thousands of spectators come to watch the saltwater cowboys swim the pony herd from assateague island to chincoteague island for more.