[Tagging] Distinguishing landuse=animal_keeping from landuse=farmyard and landuse=meadow?

Hufkratzer hufkratzer at gmail.com
Fri Aug 23 10:00:49 UTC 2019


An old related discussion about "paddock":
https://help.openstreetmap.org/questions/30491/horse-corral-or-any-dirt-area

On 23.08.2019 10:36, Paul Allen wrote:
 > On Fri, 23 Aug 2019 at 03:29, Joseph Eisenberg 
<joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
 >
 >
 >     Also, it's not clear to me when one would use landuse=animal_keeping
 >     instead of landuse=farmyard or landuse=meadow. If a farm has a 
paddock
 >     for horses next to the barn and farmhouse, is this landuse=farmyard?
 >
 > First, it depends what you mean by paddock.  Strictly speaking, in 
British
 > English a paddock is not where grazing takes place.  It's a holding 
area for
 > horses.  Sloppy British English and non-British English expand on that
 > to include pasture and/or other animals.  So, strictly speaking, a
 > paddock is found at horse-racing tracks, riding schools, and the
 > like.  A working farm might include a riding school and so have
 > a paddock, but most ordinary farms (even those breeding horses) would
 > not.
 > [...]



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