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Interview with David Mountjoy, February 7, 2007

Part of Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with David Mountjoy, February 7, 2007
Creator:
David Mountjoy; interviewee. Kim Lady Smith; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2007
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
David Mountjoy is a third generation Saddlebred breeder and farmer from Lawrenceburg in Anderson County. He shares stories of his grandfather "Corduroy" Mountjoy and father Billy Mountjoy and discusses many owners and trainers he has worked with including Walter Murphy, Frank Bradshaw, and Earl Teater. Mountjoy discusses working on the farm, showing colts, and selling horses. Horses discussed include Night Prowler, Mountjoy's Premier Starheart, Kentucky Moonshine, Royal Rex Sea, and Perfect Mate to a Perfect Jewel. Mountjoy also talks of barn fires, labor issues, and working at High Point Farm.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
Mountjoy, David -- Interviews, Horse owners -- Interviews, Horse breeders -- Interviews, Mountjoy, Billy, Bradshaw, Frank, Teater, Earl, 1905-1973, Night Prowler (Show horse), Kentucky Moonshine (Show horse), Royal Rex Sea (Show horse), A Perfect Mate to a Perfect Jewel (Show horse), Horse industry -- Kentucky
Source:
Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7dz02z3q5r/data/mets.xml
Rights:
This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Please go to http://kdl.kyvl.org for more information.

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