Photo Credit: Tom Parker

Welcome to Kansas!

Visit the beautiful rolling hills of northeast Kansas, and enjoy 139 miles of the Pony Express National Historic Trail.

Christmas card ride

The ride is a tradition in some communities along the National Pony Express Trail. Continue Reading….

Pony Express Riders Connect with History

“I’m screaming with my horse for two miles and thinking about my great-grandfather and my great-great-grandfather and this idea they, Continue Reading

2017 Pony Express Re-Ride

The National Pony Express Association will celebrate the 157th Anniversary Year of the founding of the Pony Express by conducting, Continue Reading

Pony Express re-ride events, breakfast set Tuesday

Saddle up and mosey on down to the Pony Express Barn Museum Tuesday morning in Marysville for breakfast under the, Continue Reading

Pony Express visits Hiawatha Elementary

The third grade students at Hiawatha Elementary School were invited by the Pony Express Association to participate in a week, Continue Reading

See All KS News

2018 National Re-Ride Schedule

Friday June 29, 2018

Nebraska State Line 11:00 PM

Saturday June 30, 2018

Hollenberg Station 12:00 AM
Marysville 2:15 AM
Guittard Station 5:00 AM
Summit (Hwy 99) 6:00 AM
Koch & Co. West, east lot 9:00 AM
Seneca Museum 9:15 AM
Hwy 75 (Sac & Fox) 12:30 PM
Horton 2:15 PM
St. Joe Bridge 8:00 PM

 

Download 2018 Kansas Reride Schedule

March 7th – Membership Meeting – Marysville City Hall – 7:00 pm

May 2nd – Membership Meeting – Marysville City Hall – 7:00 pm

July 10th – Membership Meeting – Marysville City Hall – 7:00 pm

November 7th – Membership Meeting – Marysville City Hall – 7:00 pm

  • Lyle Ladner - President
    2458 Navajo Rd
    Frankfort, Ks. 66427
    Cell phone 785-799-5538
    E-mail ladshouse@bluevalley.net
  • Dan Pralle - Vice President
    422 N. Wullf St
    Hanover, Ks. 66945
    Cell phone 402-239-4310
    E-mail daniel.pralle2yahoo.com
  • Amanda Svoboda - Secretary
    1782 11th Rd.
    Marysville, Ks. 66508
    E-mail Amanda_0107@att.net
    Cell phone 785-268-1159
  • Melva Sanner - Treasurer
    601 Western Avenue
    Blue Rapids KS 66411
    Cell phone 785-556-1970
    E-mail sannerranch@att.net

Each year the Pony Express Riders of Kansas sponsor a scholarship essay contest for seniors graduating from high schools in Washington, Marshall, Nemaha, Brown, and Doniphan Counties in Kansas. The twenty one available scholarships are as follows: First Place $2,000.00; two $1,750.00; three $1,250.00; four $1000.00; five $750.00; and six $500.00 scholarships.

Materials are made available to seniors at their high school. Applications should be returned by March 15th. Completed applications are to be mailed to: Kansas Division of NPEA, Lyle Ladner, 2458 Navajo Rd, Frankfort, KS 66427 or E-mail to ladshouse@bluevalley.net (Call 785-799-5538 for additional information)

I, _______________ do hereby swear, before the great and living God, that during my engagement as a member of the National Pony Express Association Re-Ride, I will under no circumstances use profane language, that I will drink no intoxicating liquors, that I will not quarrel or fight with any other member of the Association, and that in every respect, I will conduct myself honestly, be faithful to my duties and so direct all my acts as to win the confidence of my associates.

So help me God.