Instructions for Mailing Pony Express Letters

“Pony Express Mailers” are $1 donation each and can be purchased at any of the post offices listed below or at the Scottsdale Museum of the West, 3830 N Marshall Way, Scottsdale.

Attach postage stamp and choose one of three ways to mail your letter:

Letters to be mailed for the Navajo County Hashknife Pony Express ride can be placed in the “Pony Express” container at the Historic Navajo County Courthouse any time during the year. The ride generally takes place the end of January each year.

To mail a letter at the post office: either buy a “Pony Express Mailer” or provide your own envelope. Address the envelope as with any letter you mail and attach postage stamp. In the bottom left hand corner write “Via Pony Express”. Drop into canister at any of the Post Offices listed here:

  • Fountain Hills
  • Heber
  • Holbrook
  • Joseph City
  • Lakeside/Pinetop
  • Payson
  • Pine
  • Overgaard
  • Scottsdale
  • Snowflake

To mail a letter from your home:  Address the envelope/envelopes to be sent by Pony Express as you usually do, place appropriate postage on it, write “Via Pony Express” in the bottom left hand corner. Place letter/letters in another envelope. Seal.

Address to:

Postmaster
Holbrook, AZ 86025

Mail with appropriate postage by regular mail.