[Tagging] horse mounting/dismounting steps

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 10:17:10 UTC 2018

2018-08-28 12:04 GMT+02:00 Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com>:

> My vote would be for amenity rather than man_made.  Amenities are
> something people (whether general
> public, or customers, or members) use.  Man_made is usually for objects
> that are used mainly by employees.

I'm not decided, but want to bring the following point to consideration:
Amenities are usually something for (a significant part of) society in
general. Yes, schools are only for those who have children, hospitals only
for those who are ill (potentially everyone though), and post offices only
for who still sends paper mail or parcels. Still, these are significant
parts (in number) of the population. Opposed to this, horse riding is a
small fraction of society, and in rapid decline as well. These are numbers
for the UK (numbers might be tainted, as they are from the horse riding
"The overall number of those who ride has fallen, from 3.5 million in 2011
to 2.7 million in 2015. There has been a decline in regular riders, from
1.6 million in 2011 to 1.3 million in 2015." [1] This equals to just 2-4%
of the British population, for the overwhelming majority, these blocks are
[1] http://www.beta-uk.org/pages/industry-information/market-information.php

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