Due to the broken terrain of the Borodino battlefield and the lower quality of the troops, move and fight in column. Infantry in line are easily disrupted by the obstructed terrain and stacking with other types of forces.
Avoid overusing cavalry charges. A charge cannot carry a prepared enemy force. Use artillery and infantry to weaken the position before sending in your cavalry. Notice the terrain features before to conducting a cavalry charge. Cavalry need big areas of unobstructed terrain for an effective charge.