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0:00 - Introduction

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Partial Transcript: ".... Victoria, um, do you mind for the record telling us a little bit about yourself ... ?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses a little about themselves and their occupation/what they do at present.

Keywords: Hobby; Occupation; Victoria Tollman

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1:36 - Memories

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Partial Transcript: "Um, Victoria just in terms of getting us into a certain frame work in terms of our history and our memories, can you share with us some of your first memories, uh, with horses?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses their memories of horses, their interactions with horses, and how they had grown fond of horses.

Keywords: Bridle Path; Horses; Horseshows; Westerns

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6:14 - Memories With Dad/Father

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Partial Transcript: "What about Memories with your dad...."

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses their memories of her dad, trips they took across the country for his work, and how those experiences affected the interviewees future.

Keywords: Dad; Museums; Systems Analyst

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9:24 - Being Part of Appalachia

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Partial Transcript: "Um, Well, you know, uh, .... When and how did you relies you were part of Appalachia?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses when they felt they were part of Appalachia, the people they have met, and discusses the breed of horse they were passionate about.

Keywords: Appalachia; Culture; Mountains; Trigger; Westerns

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13:24 - The Horse and The People

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Partial Transcript: "Wow .... When did you start to understand what a mountain horse was?"

Segment Synopsis: The Interviewee discusses how important the Mountain Horse was to the people of Appalachia and how important the one step gate was to the horse and the people.

Keywords: Mountain Horse; Saddle Breed Horses; Tennessee Walker Horses; Underappreciated

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16:05 - Traits

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Partial Transcript: "Um, could you speak a little bit about some of the traits of the Mountain, hor, um, Pleasure Horse, um, uh, and how it developed over, or how it was persevered ....?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discussed how the horse came to the area, traits, the horses importance, and how they became a breed.

Keywords: Breeding; Environment; Pacers; Selection; Traits; Usage

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21:05 - Importance

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Partial Transcript: "Well, and then um, can you remember some of the moments when you realized the importance of Mountain horses to the community here, the communities here in Eastern Kentucky ... ?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses the importance of the Mountain Horse and its presence in oral and documented history.

Keywords: Governor; Historic; Nora; Proclamation; Settling

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23:02 - Mountain Horse Culture

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Partial Transcript: "Well, I guess, uh, the next question here is, uh, in what ways has the Mountain Horse culture changed during, um, your life time or since you have been involved with the Mountain Pleasure Horses?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses how people created the breed, the importance of traits, the registry, and how they kept track of the breeding of the horses.

Keywords: Association; Breed; Registry; Traits

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31:49 - Concentration Areas

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Partial Transcript: "When we talk about Appalachia are there any particular counties or areas, um, where these Mountain Pleasure Horses are concentrated ....?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses a few places were the breed is concentrated in the state.

Keywords: Clark County; Eastern Kentucky; Morgan County

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32:37 - Bringing People Together

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Partial Transcript: "Well, uh, some say that horses bring people together, uh, ..., what are your thoughts on that?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses the importance of the horse for the transportation it allowed, but also about the relationships that the people and the horse formed/shared together.

Keywords: Communities; Gate; Hallers (Hallows); Horse; Life lines; Mules; Walking

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37:34 - Mountain Pleasure Horse Association

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Partial Transcript: "Well, can you tell me a little bit about when you first heard of the Mountain Pleasure Horse Association?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discussed her knowledge of the association, when she learned of the association, and her involvement in the association.

Keywords: Affiliates; Association; Breed; Conglomerate; Eastern Kentucky

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48:38 - Color/Stock

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Partial Transcript: "Hum, this is fascinating. Well, this, last, this next question has to do with the Rocky Mountain Horse, ...., but I've heard people refer to the Mountain Pleasure Horse as the yeller horse, and I was just wondering just for the record could you comment on that?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses the importance and misconceptions of color. The interviewee also discusses the differences and similarities between the Rocky Mountain Horse and the Mountain Pleasure Horse.

Keywords: Palomino; Popular color; Rocky Mountain Horse

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54:17 - History/Tradition/Foundation

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Partial Transcript: "We were talkin (talking) a little bit ... over dinner the Rocky Mountain Horse and its history and its connection to the Mountain Pleasure Horse, could you talk a little bit more about that .... ?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discuss how a single horse could bring a color to the region and the breed, but also how a breed is founded.

Keywords: Folk Tails; Justin Morgan; Mountain Pleasure Horse; Rocky Mountain Horse

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61:03 - Temperament

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Partial Transcript: "Well, uh, ..., we've heard that the even tempered nature of, of well, Rocky Mountain Horses may be a bit misleading, and what are your thoughts on that? Um, and I've never really heard any, um, reference to a Mountain Pleasure Horse being a little hot tempered or, or, nervous."

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses how breeding can effect the temperament of a horse by discussing the inner and outer traits.

Keywords: Breeders; Inner Traits; Mountain pleasure Horse; Outer Traits

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65:29 - Difficult Horses

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Partial Transcript: "Some say we learn the most from difficult horses, what are your thoughts on that?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses how people understand the aspect of learning from a difficult horse and the challenges that come with it.

Keywords: Behavior

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69:53 - Drill Teams

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Partial Transcript: "Yeah, um, yeah just, just a comment on those Mountain Pleasure Horses. When I, I am so impressed to see them, in the, at the Kentucky Horse Park .... with the drill team."

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses the drill teams and their horses.

Keywords: Drill Team; Rock Solid

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70:46 - Connection

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Partial Transcript: "Um, do you think that your relationship or connection to horses has changed over the years?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses how their relationship with horses has changed over the years and also discusses that they have learned through those years, as well.

Keywords: Connection; Learning; Relationship; Wisdom

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76:58 - Future

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Partial Transcript: "Well, what do you see as the Future of the Mountain horse?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discuses the future of the Mountain Pleasure Horse as a marketable family horse and the importance of the blood and tail lines as it concerns breeding and retaining the breed.

Keywords: Market; Popularity

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82:00 - Stories

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Partial Transcript: "Any other, um, stories or information you would like to share for the record?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses stories and information about the Mountain Pleasure Horses while also discussing what horses they like and what breeds they may own in the future. The interviewee also discusses continuing to learn and wanting to learn about the breed.

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