[Tagging] Horse mounting steps

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 06:37:40 UTC 2019

On 27/03/19 08:36, Kevin Kenny wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2019 at 4:37 PM Dave F via Tagging
> <tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
>> Hi
>> https://snag.gy/3jSyt7.jpgSteps provided so that a rider can climb back on. Any ideas?  Could find anything in Taginfo or wiki
>> https://snag.gy/mwYNd6.jpghttps://snag.gy/mwYNd6.jpgamenity/leisure=horse_mount, maybe.
>> https://snag.gy/mwYNd6.jpg
>> This example is provided at a road/bridleway crossing where the rider can dismount if required.
> I have the same question - here's one on a mountaintop, which is set
> up so that persons with moderate to severe mobility impairments can
> mount a horse from a wheelchair and visit that mountain.
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/8021783729/
> Without the platforms and bridle path, it's inaccessible to anyone
> other than relatively fit hikers. (It's about a 13 km hike, with maybe
> 700 m of elevation gain.)
> I don't think I'd label this a 'mounting block' but I have no idea
> what to call it.

I'd still call it a 'mounting block' ... no steps in the name so it can be a ramp or, in your case, a platform. Add wheelchair=yes and a description=* tag ???

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