Follow The Ride
June 20th–30th 2018 from California to Missouri–Complete!
2018 Re-Ride Map
Use this map to find out where the riders have been during the 2018 Re-Ride
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Here Comes the Pony Re-Ride
Members Mount their Horses and Re-Ride History
Follow the Pony Express Re-Ride and the mail as they travel 1,966 miles from St. Joseph, MO to Sacramento, CA. The Pony Riders travel day and night to make the 10 day trip. There is a GPS that is carried in the Mochila. While viewing the map you can zoom in and out for a better view. This map will be active 24/7. This map can also be viewed in a separate window.
You also can check the National Pony Express Hotline at 1-855-809-8589. This Hotline is updated as soon as reports begin coming in from the trail. These reports come from riders, support staff for the riders, Radio Ham Operators and from the interactive map.
Stories and status updates are also added to our Reports from the Trail.
Recent Status Updates
FROM: Dean Atkin - National Pony Express Association President
SENT: June 30th, 2018 | 7:41pm PST
STATUS: The 2018 Pony Express Re-ride arrived at the Patee House in St. Joseph, MO at 8:45pm CDT to a good crowd despite the weather! Congratulations to all the riders and for everyone's support! Go Pony 2019!
FROM: National President Dean Atkin via phone.
SENT: June 30th, 2018 | 7:27pm PST
STATUS: After catching up the lost time, the Pony was held up by a severe thunderstorm with lightening near Elwood, Kansas near the Missouri River. The Kansas rider handed the mail over to the Missouri rider at the Pony Express Bridge which spans the river between Kansas and Missouri at 8:00 pm CDT.
FROM: SPOT Tracker
SENT: June 30th, 2018 | 12:56pm PST
STATUS: As of 2:50pm CDT, the Pony has made the exchange in Horton, KS. The mail is approximately 40 minutes behind schedule
FROM: Spot tracker
SENT: June 30th, 2018 | 11:37am PST
STATUS: The Pony just arrived at Hwy 75 (Sac & Fox) at 1:30 pm CDT. The mail is only 1 hour behind schedule.
FROM: David Kittle & Dean Atkin (phone)
SENT: June 30th, 2018 | 9:15am PST
STATUS: On June 30 at 10:50 AM CDT the Pony was at the Koch & Co. on the west side of Seneca, KS. The Pony is running about one (1) hour and 50 minutes behind schedule.