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Pony Express relives, shares history

It’s 1860 and a young courier hops atop the fastest horse available and sets out across an arid landscape of prairie grass and sagebrush with his letters stowed safety in a leather saddle pouch called a “mochila.” He rides a certain distance to a relay station, where another young rider waits. The mochila is transferred … Continued

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Photos: National Pony Express Association pays riderless tribute

Wonderful tribute by the Utah Riders for George Lange. Incl. Patsy Lange, on her horse, Blaze, leads her husband George’s horse, Bingo, in a riderless horse tribute for George, who passed away in November into Murray Park as the National Pony Express Association holds its commemorative ride and passes through Utah on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Read … Continued

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Pony Express rider makes his way through South Lake Tahoe

The Pony Express Re-Ride 2017 is almost in the history books. The mochila (mailbag) was transferred to a rider at the Nevada/California state line at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday night. That rider then went down Pioneer Trail to Echo Summit. 750 riders have taken part in the annual event. The first rider took off from St. … Continued

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Bringing in the mail

BRINGING THE MAIL

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Crowd gathers to see Pony Express ride into Historic Folsom

A crowd gathered outside of the Folsom History Museum Thursday morning, June 15 as The National Pony Express Association celebrated it’s 157th anniversary by conducting a re-run of the famed mail service, and they attracted a good share of wide eyes of all ages as they arrived in the heart of Historic Folsom. Commemorative letters and personal … Continued

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Pony Express relives, shares history

It’s 1860 and a young courier hops atop the fastest horse available and sets out across an arid landscape of prairie grass and sagebrush with his letters stowed safety in a leather saddle pouch called a “mochila.” Read more ….

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Back in Nebraska’s saddle once again

The sleepy world was just opening its eyes as I drove across flat Nebraska farmland shortly after dawn June 7. I was headed out to Fort Kearny, where a Pony Express re-enactment rider would arrive around 7 a.m. Read more ….

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Pony Express rider makes his way through South Lake Tahoe

The Pony Express Re-Ride 2017 is almost in the history books. The mochila (mailbag) was transferred to a rider at the Nevada/California state line at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday night. That rider then went down Pioneer Trail to Echo Summit. Read more …..

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Pony Express Re-Ride Passes Through Carson Valley

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Pony Express re-ride made its way through Carson Valley this afternoon. 14-year-old Chloe Young (pictured) took the second leg of the ride on Flag Day. The ride departed St. Joseph, Mo., June 5, traveling the route of the historic Pony Express. Read more ….

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Pony Express trots through 157th year, locals ride

Although the 157th, 1,966-mile commemorative Re-Ride began June 5 at the former headquarters for the pony express in St. Joseph, Mo., and is now bound for Sacramento, Calif., the Nebraska Division of the National Pony Express Association began its ride March 1 at the State Capitol in Lincoln. Read more ….