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0:28 - Introduction

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Partial Transcript: Can you start by telling us a bit about yourself; your full name, your birthday, where you were born?

Segment Synopsis: Francis Rea Collins Swan speaks about her family using horses to herd cattle. She also speaks about how she first found out about Rocky Mountain Horses.

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3:47 - Rocky Mountain Horse Qualifications

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Partial Transcript: Currently, how many mountain horses do you have?

Segment Synopsis: Swan speaks about promoting the Rocky Mountain Horse breed. She also speaks about the beginnings of the Rocky Mountain Horse Association and the qualifications required to be a Rocky Mountain Horse.

Keywords: American Minor Breeds Association; Hope Springs Farm; Nuncio

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7:47 - Appalachia

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Partial Transcript: Do you consider yourself part of Appalachia?

Segment Synopsis: Swan speaks about the hospitality of the people of Appalachia and their connection to horses.

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9:00 - Smith's Ginger

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Partial Transcript: I think the most notable one was J.B. Smith.

Segment Synopsis: Swan tells a story of J.B. Smith and his horse named Smith's Ginger. This horse was his form of transportation to his job at a coal mine.

Keywords: J.B. Smith; Smith's Ginger

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10:53 - History of Rocky Mountain Horses

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Partial Transcript: So when did you understand what a mountain horse is?

Segment Synopsis: Swan speaks about the history of the Rocky Mountain Horse. She also speaks about Sam Tuttle.

Keywords: Jr. Robinson; Natural Bridge State Park; Robinson's Sundown Rocky; Sam Tuttle; Tobe

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16:14 - Promoting the Rocky Mountain Horse

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Partial Transcript: Can you remember some of the moments when you realized the importance of the Rocky Mountain Horse to your community?

Segment Synopsis: Swan speaks about the beginnings of the Rocky Mountain Horse registry. She also speaks about promoting the breed through magazine articles.

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19:11 - Culture

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Partial Transcript: In what ways has the Rocky Mountain Horse and Rocky Mountain Horse culture changed throughout the years?

Segment Synopsis: Swan speaks about the shift of Rocky Mountain Horses from a trail horse to a show horse.

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22:55 - Founding the Rocky Mountain Horse Association

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Partial Transcript: Can you tell us a little bit about the registry? We talked a little bit about it, and also your involvement in the association?

Segment Synopsis: Swan speaks about founding the Rocky Mountain Horse Association in 1986.

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27:40 - Temperament

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Partial Transcript: We'd like your thoughts on that.

Segment Synopsis: Swan speaks about the temperament of Rocky Mountain Horses. She also speaks about her training methods.

Keywords: Clinton Anderson; Monty Roberts; Pat Parelli

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37:18 - Horse Care

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Partial Transcript: Are there specific horses that you could tell us about?

Segment Synopsis: Swan speaks about early horse care in Appalachia. She also speaks about the knowledge she gained from Jim Sewell and E.R. Davis.

Keywords: Choco; E.R. Davis; Jim Sewell; Sewell's Sam

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43:23 - Spanish Sundown

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Partial Transcript: So could you tell us about your stallion again?

Segment Synopsis: Swan speaks about the temperament and lineage of her stallion named Spanish Sundown.

Keywords: Dixie; Kilburn's Chocolate Sundown; Spanish Sundown

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47:10 - History of Gaited Horses

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Partial Transcript: What are your thoughts on the breed's growing international popularity?

Segment Synopsis: Swan speaks about the history of gaited horses. She also speaks about her hopes for the future of Rocky Mountain Horses.

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49:40 - Sam Tuttle

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Partial Transcript: So are there any other stories you would like to share?

Segment Synopsis: Swan speaks about first meeting Sam Tuttle. She also speaks about his skill with horses.

Keywords: Charley Kilburn; Natural Bridge State Park; Sam Tuttle

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