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Curated by the University of Kentucky, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History. Part of the Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project. Summary, "Asbury talks about some notable cases during his career as a physician. He describes the process of getting Forest Retreat Farm and his reasons for buying a farm in Kentucky. He also talks about getting his first horses from Elizabeth Dangerfield, as well as from Arthur Hancock and E.R. Bradley. He talks about his most famous horses, such as Gala Belle and Brown Biscuit. Asbury talks about his relationship with Colonel Philip Chinn. He describes operating on several horses with cleft palates and discusses their careers after their surgeries. Asbury offers advice on what qualities to look for in selecting a broodmare. Asbury considers the changes in the Thoroughbred industry and his hopes for the future of the industry."
Housed at the University of Cincinnati Libraries. Scope and Content: "This collection consists of documents from the personal life and professional life of the Asbury and Knight families. It contains personal and professional correspondence, certificates, diplomas, photographs, manuscripts, notes, writings, newspaper articles, speeches and letters. The collection ranges from the years 1912 to 2008."
Backpacking Kentucky is your personal guide to 34 of the best trails in the state. Endowed with a proliferation of natural bridges and sandstone arches, rhododendron thickets, towering hemlocks, spring-fed creeks, gorgeous wildflowers and hardwood forests, Kentucky has an impressive array of overnight options for the backcountry adventurer. Each backpacking entry includes explicit directions to the trailhead; a detailed map with topo lines and suggested campsites marked; comprehensive trail and route description; plus interesting tidbits about the ecology and culture of the area. Hikes are divided into three categories for those wanting simple overnight trips, multi-day forays into the wilderness, or shorter trails to introduce the next generation of hikers to the joys of backpacking. Full color maps and photographs for each entry.
Known as the City of Parks, Louisville has long valued the natural landscape and the provisioning of outdoor recreation. In 1891 Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American landscape architecture, was commissioned to develop an extensive park system for Louisville that eventually included 18 parks and 6 interconnecting parkways. Since that time, Louisville has continued to invest resources to build a first-class park system. Nestled within the Ohio Valley, and bordered by the knobs regionto the south and the heavily forested areas of Indiana to the north, Louisville lies at the heart of an endless array of hiking opportunities. Five-Star Trails: Louisville showcases many of the hiking trails and walking paths within the city or within easy driving distance in central Kentucky and southern Indiana. Designed specifically for day trips, this book includes several of the area's most popular parks, as well as many of the lesser-known hiking trails in nature preserves, wildlife management areas, and national forests.
Fly Fishing Kentucky is the only book on the market that focuses exclusively on flyfishing in the Bluegrass state. Provides detailed descriptions of the top 36 trout streams, lakes and tailwaters in Kentucky, including the ecosystem, fly recommendations, stocking and regulatory information, and driving directions. With additional detailed chapters on: Fly, Tackle and Gear Selection; Basic Casting Skills; Special Fishing Techniques; Reading Water to Find Trout; Matching the Hatch and Fly Selection
Hike the Bluegrass is your personal guide to walk, roll, and stroll your way across central Kentucky. Over 50 hikes, urban walks, and public gardens are described, complete with maps, photos, and suggested side trips. Lightly doused with humor and just the right amount of historical trivia and cultural commentary, this book focuses on many of the lesser known hiking spots in and around Lexington. Whether you rarely get off the couch or you do ironman triathlons for fun, you're sure to find a hike or walk to add to your favorite short list
This book is an expansion of the original Hike the Bluegrass. Hike the Bluegrass is your personal guide to walk, roll, and stroll your way across central Kentucky. The newly revised and greatly expanded edition describes over 80 hikes, urban walks, and public gardens, complete with maps, photos, and side-trips. Lightly doused with humor and just the right amount of historical trivia, this book focuses on many of the lesser known hiking spots around Lexington. Whether you rarely get off the couch or you do triathlons for fun, you're sure to find a hike or walk to add to your favorite short list. Second Edition. Fifty percent increase in number of entries and pages over first edition.