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Feb 01st, 2022 11:30 AM - Feb 05th, 2022 07:00 PM

Hashknife Pony Express

Hashknife Pony Express

Neither rain, sleet, nor dark of night can stop the Hashknife Pony Express. Each January/February for the last 61 years, the old west is brought to life as an elite group of riders thunder through Arizona. This exciting event is the oldest officially sanctioned Pony Express in the world. Each rider is sworn in as an honorary mail messenger braving weather, terrain, and modern-day obstacles to deliver the United States mail.

Beginning in historic Holbrook, Arizona the horseback mail route covers over 200 miles from the majestic Mogollon Rim through the wilderness of the Mazatzal range to the desert city of Scottsdale, Arizona.

Come out and meet the riders at the following events:

Hashknife Pony Express EventView Schedule 

February 1st - Starts in Holbrook

  • Parade: East Buffalo to Old Court House | 11:30 AM
  • Swearing In at the Old Court House | 12:00 Noon
  • Pre Ride Dinner at Holbrook Elks Lodge | 7:00 PM

February 2, 2022

  • Mail leaves Holbrook Post Office | 8:00 AM
  • Riders at Pine | 1:30 PM
  • Kids Corral At Payson Post Office | 3:30 PM
  • Mail arrives at Payson Post Office | 4:45 PM

February 3, 2022

  • Mail leaves Payson Post Office | 9:00 AM
  • Mail arrives at Fountain Hills Post Office | 3:00 PM

February 4, 2022

  • Scottsdale Mail arrives at Museum of the West | 12:00 Noon


Contact Info

Name: Hashknife Pony Express

Email: info@rosieonthehouse.com