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NPEA delivering letters to veterans at Reno Rodeo’s 100th

By: Petra Keller, Media Team, National Pony Express Association The National Pony Express Association (NPEA) has been invited to participate in the 100th anniversary of the Reno Rodeo this year as part of the Pony Express Re-Ride, which is scheduled to leave St. Joseph, MO on…

National historic trails landmark Scotts Bluff is 100

By: Kayla J. Gasker, Park Ranger – Centennial Coordinator, National Park Service – Scotts Bluff National Monument While the history of the Oregon, California, Mormon Pioneer, and Pony Express national historic trails have been cemented in the cultural identity of the United States since their inception,…

Rider on the Pony Express Trail

The first in a series of photography books and journals by Carla E Photography, “Rider on the Pony Express Trail” (Volume I: 2015-2016) published in 2018 by Cowboy West, LLC, will soon be accompanied by “Remnants on the Pony Express Trail,” likely in 2020. The…

Pony Express was more than just a romantic adventure

By: Jim DeFelice, Author, “West Like Lightning: The Brief, Legendary Ride of the Pony Express” (2018, William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers) The words “Pony Express” conjure romantic images of adventure and adrenaline-fueled action across the immense, varied terrain of the Old West. Wiry young men lean against the necks…