Asked: November 10, 20202020-11-10T09:38:43+00:00 2020-11-10T09:38:43+00:00 what side do you mount a horse ? scarlett 50 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile scarlett hi, what side do you mount a horse ? horse 1 Answer Voted Oldest Recent madison 0 Questions 50 Answers 50 Best Answers 50 Points View Profile Best Answer madison 2020-11-10T11:36:53+00:00Added an answer on November 10, 2020 at 11:36 am Traditionally, the near side which is known as the left side is contemplated as the actual side for dismounting and mounting the horse. In ancient times, when horses were utilized in battle and the weapon of the rider was a sword; the right handed soldier carried his sword on the left side in this way he mounted his horse from the left side. So, it is considered as a rule to mount the horse from the left side. In fact, some testing discloses that the horse’s left eye responds more quickly as contrast to the left eye. However, the right side of the horse is contemplated as ‘off side’ 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Attachment Select file Browse Featured image Select file Browse Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.