Reports from the Trail: Stories
FROM: Melva Sanner
Last leg of the Kansas ride. Started the ride way behind schedule and hotter than H. Will finish up just a few minutes behind schedule, raining and 75 degrees. Good ride!!!!
FROM: Kathy Klover
Kansas riders Mike and Rich Pacha, Pat, Taylor and Hadley Schotte and Keith Klover. Wade Miller leaves Marysville, KS (2018)
FROM: Jean Miller
June 6: Perfect morning for the ride! Temperature in mid 60’s, bright sky, light breeze. Pony Express Barn Museum in Marysville had a chuckwagon breakfast waiting. Good crowd was in attendance. June 6: Perfect morning for the ride! Temperature in mid 60’s, bright sky, light breeze. Pony Express Barn Museum in Marysville had a chuckwagon breakfast waiting. Good crowd was in attendance. Perfect morning for the ride! Mochila
FROM: Leslie Kohake
Home station in Seneca KS Home station in Seneca KS
FROM: Annemiek Wortel
Start of the 2017 Re-Ride. Riders Penny Orrick and Kristin King at the Patee House, St. Joseph, MO Kansas Riders Annemiek Wortel visiting from the Netherlands Kansas Re-Riders Kansas Re-Riders Kansas Re-Riders Doug Berkley Tyler Berkley Doug Berkley Tyler Roy Winkler Doug Berkley Tyler Berkley Doug Berkley Doug Berkley, Tyler, Mrs Striker, Dave Sanner Allan Pralli Lucy Heinen – Night Re-Rider Kansas In Seneca at the pony express trail museum In Seneca at the pony express trail museum Gathering and coffee and donuts to get us through the night, at, Continue Reading
FROM: Karen Trotter-Melton, Cushing, Oklahoma
Sabetha KS 2015 Went to Sabetha, to meet my great niece, Whitney. While visiting with her and her maternal family, I notice the Pony Express Race signs. I was, like, OMG, this is where, they ran the pony express race. After Goggling, the National Pony Express Race Association webpage, I contact Daniel with the Kansas Division, if I could ride for Kansas. After receiving, “If you are willing, to drive that far, from Cushing OK to Sabetha KS, we will give you three miles, at midnight. I said, “Great, I, Continue Reading
FROM: Susan Lousberg
The Berkley riders arrived in Elwood, Kansas just as the last Kansas rider arrived to hand the Mochila off the the first Missouri rider, ahead of schedule at 2:30pm CDT. Bruce and Susan Lousberg and Matt and Joyce Holt drove 11 hours from North East Texas to ride with Doug and Tyler Berkley on the re-ride, it was well worth it! Here are Susan’s Photos.
FROM: Trudy Wischropp
Here is a Twitter post I made about the NPEA coming through the Kennekuk area today. Pony Express & Twitter I tweeted about the Pony Express going through the area today. Kind of an oxymoron, isn’t it? Or maybe not? Was the Pony Express the Twitter of our day? Anywho….I loved seeing the riders change out horses. Probably not as fast as they used to, but the riders are a little different than they used to be too. The guy taking off and riding through Kennekuk today was almost 70, as, Continue Reading
FROM: Mike Crowe w0msc & wife Sharon, Hiawatha , Kansas
HARC escorting from Elwood, Kansas to 140th and 75 hwy. one mile north of Sac & Fox casino. I am from Hiawatha Kansas. I have my radio up and I sent you some pictures. And I just wanted to let you know it was our Hiawatha amateur radio club is sponsoring the they escort and Wolf River Outfitters. Tom Johnansen is the owner of the outfitters group. And he was the one that I provided the vehicle for me to do the run and everything.