The character can stand upon his or her mount
Stand on Mount:
This allows the character to stand on his or her mount
's back even during movement
or combat. The character takes no penalties to actions while doing so.
As a free action
, the character can attempt to control a light
horse, pony, or heavy horse while in combat. If the character fails, he or she controls the mount
as a move-equivalent action. A character does not need to roll for warhorses or warponies.
Attack from Cover:
The character can react instantly to drop down and hang alongside his or her mount
, using it as one-half cover
. The character can attack and cast spells while using his or her mount
without penalty. If the character fails, he or she doesn't get the cover