[Tagging] horse mounting/dismounting steps

John Sturdy jcg.sturdy at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 13:25:18 UTC 2018

Or, like bus stops, perhaps they could come under "highway", as they're a
starting / ending point for a journey which is typically along a highway
(such as a bridleway).

On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 12:54 PM Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>

> 2018-08-28 13:36 GMT+02:00 Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com>:
>> I was almost persuaded by "leisure."   Mostly they will be used for
>> leisure and we can live with the few cases where
>> they are professional accessories.  And then I remembered that we have
>> amenity=bicycle_parking and not
>> leisure=bicycle_parking.  Both bicycle parking and mounting blocks seem
>> to me to be accessories to the leisure
>> activity of riding and not intrinsic to the activity (unless you get
>> particular pleasure from parking your bike).
> I would not equate horse riding with cycling. A lot of people are using
> bicycles as a means of transport, for horse riding it was stated above by
> Philip that it has lost this function a long time ago (and I agree for the
> european context). There is no infrastructure any more for horses in the
> cities. There are no stables or spots where you may lock them, you won't
> get food easily and hardly find spots where to let them water, etc. It
> simply isn't practical any more to use horses for transport. I would use
> amenity= for horse parkings, e.g.
> https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3591/3609176621_a7ef6a55e5.jpg
> Cheers,
> Martin
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