• Stone Ruins at the Sand Springs Pony Express Station in Nevada

    Pony Express

    National Historic Trail CA,CO,KS,MO,NE,NV,UT,WY

Our Partners

National Pony Express Association rider arrives with the mail in June or 2006.

The National Pony Express Association commemorates the ride of the pony express annually.

Ron Anderson



As an administrating agency with no management authority for the Pony Express NHT, the National Park Service depends heavily on its partners-organizations and associations, federal, state, and city/county agencies, and private landowners-with a keen interest in preserving the remnants of the trail. If you have an interest in helping to preserve the Pony Express NHT, you may contact any of the partners listed for more information.


Partner Organizations

Did You Know?

Pony Express riders carried official mail in a mochila that fit over the saddle.

To carry the U.S. Mail across 1800 miles of wilderness, Pony Express riders changed horses about every 12-15 miles. At each station, the rider would quickly take the mochila with mail pouches from his saddle and throw it onto the saddle of the fresh horse - and off he went. More...