The horse-drawn mower in action – How does it work?!?

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The horse-drawn mower is back in business!

The harvest and the storage of hay were one of the most labor-intensive chores a farmer could face. When mowers were invented, they were seen as the first step toward making the job more productive and less brutal. But, these mowers weren’t as advances so people still needed a force to pull it. That’s when the horses became a part of the whole picture.

In the video below, we see how mowing hay with horses is achieved and how the controls on the machine work. Watching the video multiple times will help you to figure out what each of the petals and levers are supposed to do.

Check it out!