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With a single pole, most commonly you only have 2 on the pole with a regular yoke and backing power, the 3rd horse is there for forward power. For a plow this works fine, but if you want 3 to hold a load down a hill you may want shafts or some other alternative set up.
This is the first photo that I have been able to post in ages, Thanks Gabe!