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Interview with Charles "Redd" Crabtree, June 27, 2007

Part of Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Charles "Redd" Crabtree, June 27, 2007
Creator:
Charles "Redd" Crabtree; interviewee. Kim Lady Smith; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2007
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
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.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
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)
Type:
sound
Source:
Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7x0k26bk2c/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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