Interview with Ronnie Little & James Brook

  • Identifier2016oh020
  • Date7/15/2016
  • InterviewerMcSpirit, Stephanie
  • IntervieweeLittle, Ronnie & James Brook
  • DescriptionRonnie Little and James Brooks share their memories of raising and training Mountain Pleasure Horses. Little and Brooks also comment on the important role that Little's father, R.T. Little, played in the development of the Mountain Pleasure bloodlines. R.T. Little owned and operated a general store in Emberton KY, where he traded with the locals and mountain people who depended on Mountain Horses for travel and farming. Little and Brooks provide a vivid history of the critical role that Mountain Horses played in the community through time.
  • LocationWellington, KY
  • Duration1:23:22
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives; Crabbe Library; Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions; rights and permission to publish.
  • IndexerSamantha Macfarlane
  • Funding SourceThe Appalachian Horse Oral History Project interviews and transcriptions were funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission.


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