What is ‘Yabusame’?

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Don’t miss Yabusame this year in #hokkaido #hokkaidodatecity#datemushafestival. Attached youtube shows a traditional mounted archery called Lovasíjászat in Hungary.

Here you can see the ‘yabusame’ performance(horseback archery) .

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What is ‘Yabusame’?

‘Yabusame’ is a type of mounted archery in traditional Japanese archery.  The archer riding the horse starts from one end of the track, while the horse galloping at high speed the archer shoots three arrows successively toward three wooden targets.  Then quickly slow down before reaching the other end of the track. Come to the main site of the festival, you can see the ‘yabusame’ and it will surely amaze you

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