As seen on Downton Abbey season one women rode sidesaddle and had long dressy riding habits. The top hat was also in fashion at this time but a woman would only have worn one while riding - it was usually for men.
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In this image released by PBS, front row from left, Iain Glen as Sir Richard Carlisle, Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary and Dan Stevens as Matthew Crawley are shown in a scene from the second season on 'Downton Abbey.