Pony Express Riders Wanted!


A lone rider gallops across rolling hills of prairie grass and sagebrush. The sound of approaching hoofbeats is heard from afar. Another rider and horse awaits in the shade of a tree. The incoming rider reins in and greetings are exchanged. Dismounting, the incoming courier lifts a leather mochila from the saddle. It is placed […]

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Celebrate the anniversary of the Pony Express with Google

If you haven’t checked the Google Doodle today, now’s the time! Their team of animators have created an interactive game to celebrate the 155th anniversary of the Pony Express. More than just a simple Doodle, this is a full blown game where you collect letters and avoid obstacles. You can collect as many as 100 […]

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Then Pony Express commemorates its 150th anniversary

One  June 6th, the National Pony Express Association will conduct its annual Re-Ride over the 1,966 mile route of the Pony Express National Historic Trail from California to Missouri. The event commemorates the Pony Express of 1860-1861 and will mark the 150th Anniversary of the Pony Express. The real anniversary was April 3rd, the date […]

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