Interview with H.T. & Wilda Derickson

  • Identifier2016oh022
  • Date7/22/2016
  • InterviewerFoster, Tabitha
  • IntervieweeDerickson, H.T. & Wilda
  • DescriptionH.T. and Wilda Derickson share a lifetime of stories about gaited horses. In the interview, Mr. Derickson recalls memories and shares stories about the horses, which he trained and rode before any modern organizations were formed to preserve bloodlines. Mr. Derickson comments extensively on the Mountain Horse temperament and horse-human relationship.
  • LocationStanton, KY
  • Duration2:37:02
  • 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.


“Interview with H.T. & Wilda Derickson,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed June 17, 2024,