Triumph of the Neigh-Sayers

They didn't paw the ground or snort with impatience, but when they got going the team of Percherons pranced along at a clip that had photographers scrambling to keep up. Decked out in well-coiffed manes and tails, the 1,800-pound black horses stole the show as they not only broke ground for the University of Minnesota's new Equine Center but plowed the soil into deep, straight furrows.

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