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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Riders enjoy weather while delivering mail


December 13, 2017

Stephanie Thompson

Pony Express rider Zach Broylan puts a mochilla filled with Christmas cards on his horse during the Pony Express Christmas card ride Saturday morning.

It was a beautiful sun-filled morning for the annual Christmas card ride.

Both the horses and their riders enjoyed nice temperatures and a near windless morning.

"This had to have been one of the best days we've every had," Herald Schultz, Sweetwater County National Pony Express ride captain, said.

For the past 16 years, the express riders have been taking Christmas cards from Green River to Rock Springs and it always seemed like every year it was snowing, blowing or a combination or both, he said.

"It's was nice. It was in the high 30s and no wind," Schultz said.

Schultz said this year the...

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