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0:28 - Introduction

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Partial Transcript: "Um, before we get started could you share a little bit about yourself, your name, your date of birth, your occupation, uh?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses his horse Ruby and not understanding Appalachia till they took an Appalachian class at Berea College.

Keywords: Berea College; Mules; Ruby; shoeing; Tobe

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1:54 - Horse Memories

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Partial Transcript: "Um, as far as, um um, knowing Sam Tuttle, um, my dad was a farrier and, uh, put shoes on most of the horses or mules in this, uh, area, surrounding counties."

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses their time and knowledge of Sam Tuttle, gait, and their horse (the daughter of Tobe) Ruby.

Keywords: Farrier; Four Count Beat; Gait; Ruby; Running Walk; Sam Tuttle

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4:38 - Ruby

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Partial Transcript: "I grew up without, uh, using a saddle for riding."

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses riding their horse (Ruby), working with their horse, and the nature of their horse.

Keywords: Bareback; Gentle; Morgan; Mule; Riding; Ruby

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7:09 - The Gait

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Partial Transcript: "Um, a lot of times in our histories we're asking people to kind of recall the sound or rhythm of that beat, what did that sound like?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses the sound and brief history of the four beat gait the Rocky Mountain Horse has.

Keywords: Gait; Rockies; Smooth; Tennessee's

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8:26 - Stories

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Partial Transcript: "Can you share some more stories of, uh, Sam Tuttle in terms of your recollections of him as a man, and uh, your time with your dad?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses more memories they have of Sam Tuttle, Mr. Tuttle's character, and the way horses responded to him.

Keywords: Gentle; Horse; Voice

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9:34 - Tobe

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Partial Transcript: "Uh, couple more stories about Tobe, uh?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses his experiences riding Tobe, his gait, and how the horse was guided.

Keywords: Tobe

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11:42 - Disposition

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Partial Transcript: "Can you talk a little about the disposition?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses the temperament and disposition of the Rocky Mountain Horse by recalling how Tobe and Ruby acted.

Keywords: calm; Disposition; Ruby

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14:25 - The Horse

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Partial Transcript: "So, when did you realize or start to realize what a Mountain Horse was?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee recalls when they realized what a Mountain Horse was and how they used the horse as kids, including the activities they participated in.

Keywords: Breed; Horses; Race; Ruby

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17:09 - Breeding

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Partial Transcript: "In terms of breeding and in terms of this horse that developed in this region, could you share or your thoughts on, uh uh, how people came together to decide which horses to bread to which horses to develop this Rocky Mountain Horse?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses the history of breeding and that people breed out of necessity, for disposition, for gate.

Keywords: Disposition; Gait; Necessity; Ruby; Stock Mare; Tobe

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18:48 - Appalachia

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Partial Transcript: "Uh, well, I know you were saying before about when you relized you were part of Appalachia from your going away to Berea College in terms of your seminar with Loyal Jones, uh what does it mean to you to be from Appalachia?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses what it is like to be from Appalachia, how it makes them feel, and being proud of Appalachia and the people.

Keywords: Accent; Proud; Smart

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22:00 - History

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Partial Transcript: "Uh, are there any connections you could make in terms of historical preservations and uh preserving these?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses different aspects of history, especially the collection of millstones and one man with historical information as well.

Keywords: Henry Meadows; Millstones

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26:48 - Popularity

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Partial Transcript: "What are your thoughts on the growing international popularity of these Rocky Mountain Horses?"

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee discusses how great it is that the horse is gaining popularity and that the horse is unique and needs to be preserved.

Keywords: Breed; Preserve

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28:13 - Last Stories

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Partial Transcript: "Um, any other thoughts on our Mountain, any other stories you want to share about Ruby or, um, your time at, uh, San Tuttle's farm?

Segment Synopsis: The interviewee then tells stories about riding, horses disposition, and a joke.

Keywords: Disposition; Ride

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