Ageuma Shinji, the ritual of hill climb horse, is the most significant event at Tado Shrine. 6 young men who represent each district will ride a horse to climb up the hill and get over the 2m wall.
People of Tado believe that they can have a prediction about rice crop based on the result of the event.
In the 2nd day, Yabusame, a mounted archery in traditional Japanese archery, carry out.
The ritual to dedicate horses to the shrine is believed to be started during the Nanboku-chō period, spanning from 1336 to 1392, before developed as the festival.
May 4th to 5th
Dates and functions are subjects to change without notice. Be sure to check the latest information in advance.
Tado-town, Kuwana-city Mie-Prefecture