While all have heard of the Overland Pony Express of 1860-61, there were numerous other times and places that this popular method of transporting mail was used, not only in the United States, but through out the world.

Czech and Slovakia carry out the Ceskoslovensky Pony Express. Poland has the Polish Pony Express and Germany has the Pony Express - German Trail.All national organizations cooperate and have formed for it the European Pony Association. The ride through Europe is organized by the European Pony Express Association and lies in the respective country in own responsibility of the national organization.

Below are some of the places in other parts of the world where horse and rider valiantly carried the mail.