Interview with Jimmy Robertson, April 2, 2007

Project: Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Robertson is the owner of Infinity Stables in Simpsonville. A Hall of Fame Saddlebred trainer, he shares stories of his lifelong association with horses. The son of legendary horseman Jim B. Robertson, he discusses his father's career, working with his dad, and building his own career in the industry. Competitions, judging, and training experiences are discussed as well as his work with the United Professional Horsemen's Association. He reflects on the significance of Kentucky, and particularly Shelby County, to the Saddlebred industry.

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2007oh087_hik022

Interviewee Name

Jimmy Robertson

Interviewer Name

Kim Lady Smith

Interview Date

2007-04-02

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Robertson, Jimmy Interview by Kim Lady Smith. 02 Apr. 2007. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Robertson, J. (2007, April 02). Interview by K. L. Smith. Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Robertson, Jimmy, interview by Kim Lady Smith. April 02, 2007, Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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