What I do

The Riding Instructor began about ten years ago as a resource of ideas and help for riding instructors and those who wanted to become riding instructors. The motto is “For those who teach and those who learn.” I blog on a variety of topics from teaching basics to problems with students. I love to hear from other horse lovers. If you’re interested in riding be sure to check out RI News. You will find a sign-up form at The Riding Instructor. And for more from The Riding Instructor, consider following  The Riding Instructor on Facebook

my passion

Barbara Ellin Fox is my author’s web site and it’s where you are right now. This is where I'll tell you more about what I’m working on, my horses, and my life. I’d love to get to know you too, and I hope you’ll leave a comment on the blog. Tell me about yourself, and if you’re horse lover tell me about your equestrian life. Sign up for my newsletter you’ll be among the first to read exciting news.

my passion

U.S. Horsemanship

I’m an equestrian historian and is my website devoted to horsemanship in America. You’ll also find USHorsemanship on Facebook.

Guest Blogs

I enjoy blogging as a guest for other blog sites on a variety of topics.

Other Non-Fiction Projects

Currently underway are two projects for riding instructors. The first is a student’s handbook that will help new students understand what to expect at lessons and to know what questions to ask. There are also pages for students to journal their riding progress.

Also in the works is a series of lessons for riding instructors. These lessons are accompanied by lesson plans that can be used in a variety of settings.

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