Video: Old-fashioned horsepower comes to the rescue

Tom Webster

The motorised horseless carriage has long replaced the animal-powered version in our daily lives as a means of transporting goods, but here is a perfect example of why our current-day load luggers are not always the perfect solution.

When this massive milk truck got into a spot of bother in the snow in Central Pennsylvania in America recently, this set of four horses were on hand to give it a bit of a tow. Equine rescuers, we salute you.

Click below to see the nonchalant set of four in action.