Mounted Shield (Combat)Modifier
Your defensive tactics defend both you and your mount.
Benefit: You may add your base shield bonus (including the bonus from Shield Focus but not including enhancement bonuses) to your mount's AC. In addition, you may add this bonus when making a Ride check to negate a hit against your mount using the Mounted Combat feat.
Essentia: You increase the Shield bonus and bonus to Ride check by +1 / Essentia