Patrick Bovenzi interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17
An interview with one of fewer than 60 horse identifiers and horse tattoo-ers in the nation. Patrick Bovenzi talks about how he came to do the job and about the techniques of horse identification.
There is an interruption in the interview as the equipment is checked. The interview then continues with no other interruptions. The interview takes place in the kitchen of the Tampa Bay Downs stable area and there is some background noise from others in the room.
Recorded at the Tampa Bay Downs Race Track, Tampa, Florida, February 17, 2013.
Stable Views--Voices and Stories from the Thoroughbred Racetrack : Archie Green Fellows Project, 2012-2013 (AFC 2012/034: 00483) Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
To honor the memory of Archie Green (1917-2009), a fellowship program was established at the American Folklife Center in 2010. Archie Green Fellowships support new research in the contemporary culture and traditions of American workers.