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Folsom, CA Exchange

FROM: Kees van de Sande
July 1st, 2021 PDT

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Pony Express Re-Ride 2021

FROM: Linda Jenny
July 1st, 2021 PDT

Roxy and I came from Pennsylvania to do the re-ride. By the time we reached trail captain Richard and Alice Heinrich’s we had traveled about 1800 miles and there’s was the seventh stop. The Heinrich’s make the re-ride a family affair. Richard did his 40th ride this year. He handed the mail off to us and we handed it off to his daughter Tina. They graciously put us up at their home. What a great experience. Eight years ago this month I lost my older son Davey. Roxy has carried, Continue Reading

Ft. Kearny, Nebraska (3 pictures)

FROM: Cathy Stevens, Nebraska Division President
June 28th, 2021 PDT

Mitch’s Group passed the Mail to Nadean’s group, before the sun was even up. New riders signed And then we had breakfast. Provided by Gene Hunt group, thank you it was great! Ft. Kearny, NebraskaFrom Cathy Stevens Ft. Kearny, NebraskaFrom Cathy Stevens Ft. Kearny, NebraskaFrom Cathy Stevens

Thank You

FROM: Lyle Ladner, Kansas State President
June 27th, 2021 PDT

Thank You to all the riders, family and friends that made the 2021 Re-Ride a success, The mochila holding two years of letters having bigger pockets and being heavier was a challenge for all. Thank You to all I hope you had a safe and enjoyable ride.

West of Seneca (1 video)

FROM: Susan Lousberg
June 26th, 2021 PDT

  Video  West of Seneca on Saturday morning.

West of Seneca (2 pictures)

FROM: Susan Lousberg
June 26th, 2021 PDT

Saturday morning west of Seneca. Kay Laird Timmons from Granbury, Tx on Saturday morning.From Susan Lousberg Joyce Holt from Lucas, Tx, west of Seneca on Saturday morning.From Susan Lousberg

Dark and rainy! (3 pictures)

FROM: Keith Klover
June 26th, 2021 PDT

From Keith Klover, KansasDark & Rainy in Marysville 2 From Keith Klover, KansasDark & Rainy in Marysville From Keith Klover, KansasMarysville Hard to get good pictures on a night like this. Suzanne left Marysville in a downpour. Glad she had a raincoat! The rain eased up as the ride went on.

2021 Pony Express Re-Ride Adventure Day 2&3 Section 7 (4 Pictures, 1 Video)

FROM: Sam DiMuzio
June 25th, 2021 PDT

We have plenty of time leaving Cold Springs Station to get the final leg of Section 7. I wasn’t scheduled to get the mail till about 11pm and it was only 330pm. I did have to make the tough decision to back out of an earlier section in 7 because my boys needed a good rest. Did I mention we were short A LOT of riders this year? Since we still had lots of daylight left, I took Kaity to where she needed to pick me up from at Grubb’s, Continue Reading

Locals Participate in 2021 Pony Express Re-Ride (Click here first)

FROM: Mark Hartman
June 25th, 2021 PDT

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2021 Pony Express Re-Ride Adventure Day 2 Section 5 (2 pictures, 1 video)

FROM: Sam DiMuzio
June 25th, 2021 PDT

Photo credit Sam DiMuzio

It’s darn near 1am and we are finally bedding down for some semblance of sleep across HWY 50 from Sand Mountain. Kaity pitches a tent outside and I make a bed in the backseat of the truck. The boys are saddle-free and tied to the trailer eating away. I set the alarm for 3:30 so I can check the Pinger and website to see when the pony might be here. We are scheduled to get it at 6:30am. I barely sleep due to the random texts that are coming in, Continue Reading

Recent Status Updates

FROM: National Pony Express Association Convention
SENT: September 14th, 2021 | 7:14pm PDT
STATUS: The 2022 Re-Ride will take place June 6 - 16, Westbound from St. Joe to Old Sac.

FROM: SPOT Map
SENT: June 26th, 2021 | 6:02pm PDT
STATUS: The Pony arrived at The Patee House in St. Joseph, Missouri at 8:01 pm CDT.

FROM: Melva Sanner, NPEA President
SENT: June 26th, 2021 | 12:03pm PDT
STATUS: Due to the heavy rainfall received in the area, the Pony's planned route will be re-directed to safer, more passable roads in eastern Kansas on into St. Joe.

FROM: SPOT Map
SENT: June 26th, 2021 | 11:20am PDT
STATUS: At 1:15 pm CDT, the Pony was at Horton, running right on time!

FROM: SPOT Map
SENT: June 26th, 2021 | 9:43am PDT
STATUS: At 11:36 am CDT, the Pony was at Hwy 75 (Sac & Fox), running ON TIME!

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