They were an unlikely pair. One was big and burly. The other slight and gaunt. But, when it was time to work, they pulled together. They were a team of horses from the Pennsylvania timber lands. Familiar with working together, they came to demonstrate how work horses actually pull a load.
They had worked together in the mountains. Now they were competing in a horse pulling contest. By all appearances, they could not possibly win. Many of the other teams were well matched, meticulously groomed and sported fine harnesses.
Some of the other teams struggled to stay together. First one would pull and then the other. The drivers struggled to keep them starting at the same time. Even though many of them appeared to be matched in size and weight, they did not always respond correctly to the directions of their master.
This unlikely team, however, pulled together. They…
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