More than 50 ponies were auctioned off at the 89th annual Pony Penning in Chincoteague yesterday with a record bid.
Catherine Miller of Illinois set the record with her bid of $21-thousand for a black and white filly.
WMDT reports that Deborah Davis bought one for $26-hundred.
Some of the highest bids went for ponies who will return to Assateague.
Another pony auction was the Feather Fund.
The non-profit helped give around 30 ponies to deserving children around the county.