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Access permission for equestrians. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: restrictions
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Documented values: 1
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Status: de facto

Use this key for mapping access permission for equestrians (people riding horses) on highways/tracks/footpaths.

It takes several values, such as yes, no, private, designated, as part of a generalised scheme for access restrictions applying to all different transport types. See access=*. Even if horse riding is forbidden (horse=no), leading horses may nevertheless be allowed (compare horse=dismount). If horse riding is allowed, horse-drawn vehicles may nevertheless be forbidden (see carriage=*).

This is a legal restriction, don't use it to tag the suitability. To tag the suitability for trail riding you can use horse_scale=* instead.

For a guide to mapping horse riding features see Riding

Common values


A "no horse riding" sign.
This path would be tagged with horse=no