[Tagging] horse mounting/dismounting steps

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 13:36:36 UTC 2018

On 28/08/18 23:25, John Sturdy wrote:
> 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).
A very good point.
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 12:54 PM Martin Koppenhoefer 
> <dieterdreist at gmail.com <mailto:dieterdreist at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     2018-08-28 13:36 GMT+02:00 Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com
>     <mailto: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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