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The farmer’s best friend takes on a different task on this day as he is scrubbed clean, his horns rubbed shiny, and adorned to the hilt by his owners. The beasts of burden are then taken to the church plaza where they await to be blessed, then are hitched to decorated carts which they pull around town in a parade. Later in the day, special games are held, including a carabao race, a special show of carabao tricks (like kneeling on their front legs) and other fun activities.
Obando Fertility Rites
Childless women, some accompanied by their husbands, travel all the way to this town in Bulacan to participate in a procession where they dance as they chant their prayers to bear a child.