Walking Plows: Plowing with Horses, Mules and Oxen

Some homesteaders choose a horse drawn plow, or plowing with mules or oxen, for an experience that brings them closer to nature and avoids the costs of gasoline and machine parts.

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If you choose a horse for your plow animal, it is important to ensure that the harness will not slip and strangle the animal if the plow gets caught.
ILLUSTRATION: B. TOUCHSTONE HARDAWAY