Interview with Lou Ellen Johnson

  • Identifier: 2018 OH 061
  • Date: 7/3/2018
  • Interviewer: Renfrow, Daniel
  • Interviewee: Johnson, Lou Ellen
  • Description: Lou Ellen Johnson discusses her late start of breeding horses, at age 50, and bringing the Rocky Mountain horse to the western side of the state. Johnson also tells about a riding accident she had and how it taught her to be more mindful when training horses. Johnson claims that she trains her horses in socialization before selling them to riding trainers. Johnson is a supporter of the Rocky Mountain Horse Association and hopes that young people get involved to keep the association alive.
  • Location: Bowling Green, KY
  • Duration: :58:58
  • Time Summary:
  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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  • Funding Source: The Appalachian Horse Oral History Project interviews and transcriptions were funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission.


“Interview with Lou Ellen Johnson,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 18, 2021,