Interview with Charles "Redd" Crabtree, June 27, 2007
Part of Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project
- Interview with Charles "Redd" Crabtree, June 27, 2007
- Charles "Redd" Crabtree; interviewee. Kim Lady Smith; interviewer.
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- Redd Crabtree, legendary Saddlebred trainer and the son of award winning trainers Charles and Helen Crabtree, shares stories of his childhood in Arkansas and his life after being adopted by the Crabtree's when he was eleven years old. He discusses his parents careers, becoming a trainer, and winning three Five Gaited World Grand Championships. Crabtree reflects on the people who influenced his work including Lee Robey, Frank and Garland Bradshaw, and Billy Mountjoy. Horses discussed include Chief of Graystone, Will Shriver, Wing Commander, and Swish.
- Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
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- Crabtree, Redd -- Interviews, American saddlebred horse, Horse trainers -- Interviews, Crabtree, Helen K., Crabtree, Charles R., Robey, Lee, Bradshaw, Garland, Bradshaw, Frank, Mountjoy, Billy, Chief of Greystone (Show horse), Will Shriver (Show horse), Wing Commander (Show horse), Swish (Show horse)
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