Japanese horseback archers.

Some beautiful shots of women doing Japanese horseback archery (yabusame).

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  • Kelsey Wong

    I MIGHT be wrong, but I don’t think these women are performing yabusame. Yabusame is a very specific type of mounted horseback archery, for which there are two schooling styles. i suspect this is the lesser known kasagake, but my knowledge is incredibly basic and quite possibly inaccurate.