Interview with Nancy Lainhart

  • Identifier2018 OH 071
  • Date7/15/2018
  • InterviewerMcSpirit, Stephanie
  • IntervieweeLainhart, Nancy
  • DescriptionNancy Lainhart got involved with Rocky Mountain horses after her marriage to Eugene Lainhart. She continued to breed and raise horses after Eugene’s death. She tells of the certification process with the Rocky Mountain Horse Association, then led by Rea Swan. Lainhart tells stories about riding her horses and camping in the Smoky Mountains with her husband. She discusses the gait and how she believes that, along with the temperament, the ride the breed offers is what sets the Rocky Mountain Horse apart.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration :23:42
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
  • Funding SourceThe Appalachian Horse Oral History Project interviews and transcriptions were funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission.


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