Plans BarbaraEllinFox.com

I live by plans, whether it is the future with the horses, teaching riding, training, or writing. I have a plan for everything, my horses, my manuscripts, both fiction and non-fiction. Teaching Riding When teaching riding, I have a plan for the day’s lesson, but I also have a long range plan for each student. The same applies to training horses. There are the immediate issues to work through, but there are also the steps, parts of the plan necessary for developing a willingly cooperative riding partner. It takes years to develop a good rider. After a rider learns to control their own body theyRead More →

Red & Yellow fall leaves meme Barbara Ellin Fox

The view from my office window says it’s one of those gloomy sorts of days. Cloudy. Not with white puffy clouds that make you happy but with the grey ones, lacking shape, moving quickly across the sky. The weather app on my phone says 43 agrees. Later it will be 60. No rain.  The app isn’t always right even though the national weather center is ten miles from here. So I slip a turtle neck on with my jeans, add a polar fleece layer and then stick my arms into my vest. No sense being cold. I stuff my leather roper gloves into the pocketsRead More →