Interview with Ed Henson

  • Identifier: 2019 OH 033
  • Date: 7/18/19
  • Interviewer: McSpirit, Stephanie
  • Interviewee: Henson, Ed
  • Description: Ed Henson shares some of his memories as a young boy at the Natural Bridge State Park and while working the Trail Riding Concession with Mr. Sam Tuttle and Tobe, the renowned Mountain Horse. Through the trail concession Mr. Tuttle made others aware of the Rocky Mountain Horses of Eastern Kentucky. Some of the people who came in contact with either the Concession or Mr. Tuttle, such as Rea Swan, would later organize a breed registry to conserve and preserve the Mountain Horse bloodlines.
  • Location: Clay City, KY
  • Duration: :24:03
  • 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 Ed Henson,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 17, 2022,