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Public-images-osm logo.svg barrier = horse_jump
Cross-country horse jump - geograph.org.uk - 419600.jpg
artificially placed obstacle for horse riders in the countryside Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: barriers
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Status: in use

A horse jump is an artificially placed obstacle designed to provide an interesting challenge for horse riders in the countryside. Usually they consist of tree trunks placed across a broad ride or field edge. Others might include a section of hedgerow replace by a hurdle. Such jumps are likely to be densest in areas with a large number of horse riders (often identifiable on aerial imagery by the presence of exercise paddocks, many small grass paddocks for grazing etc.), or where there are very active [W] Fox Hunts (e.g., rural Leicestershire).

Horse jump - geograph.org.uk - 602662.jpg

The tag is also appropriate for specifically designed jumps for [W] cross-country eventing, for instance at [W] Badminton or the equestrian centre at Billingshurst.

For jumps on equestrian racecourses, barrier=steeplechase_jump is suggested, or alternatively use horse_jump=steeplechase.

Normally [W] show jumping fences will not remain at fixed positions and therefore it is not appropriate to map them.