Interview with David Shewmaker

  • Identifier: 2018 OH 075
  • Date: 7/29/2018
  • Interviewer: McSpirit, Stephanie
  • Interviewee: Shewmaker, David
  • Description: David Shewmaker shares his first introduction and love for the Rocky Mountain Horse breed. AS highly regarded breeder of Rockies, he shares what he believes to be the prize qualities of the breed: disposition and a smooth gait. He also shares his insights into some of the foundation stallions, but as a breeder acknowledges that fact that a quality broodmare accounts for more than 60% of the traits and gait that are thrown.
  • Location: Springfield, KY
  • Duration: :29:06
  • 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 David Shewmaker,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed June 25, 2021,