Interview with Rea Swan

  • Identifier: 2016oh014
  • Date: 7/6/2016
  • Interviewer: Parson, Jade
  • Interviewee: Swan, Rea
  • Description: Rea Swan discusses the early years of the Rocky Mountain Horse Association, its original goals and aspirations, and the changes the association has experienced through time, which include, but are not limited to, horse conformation practices and technological changes. Swan also shares stories from her lifetime of memories with Rock Mountain Horses and their owners.
  • Location: Lexington, KY
  • Duration: 1:16:25
  • Time Summary:
  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives; Crabbe Library; Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions; rights and permission to publish.
  • Indexer: Samantha Macfarlane
  • Funding Source: The Appalachian Horse Oral History Project interviews and transcriptions were funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission.


“Interview with Rea Swan,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 9, 2021,