Almanzo: (when Laura gets the horse to walk) What in the world did you do?
Laura: Well, you're going about it the wrong way, Manly. What Barnum needs is a gentle touch, a woman's hand. I just let him carry the bit real easy.
Almanzo: Well, Jerusalem crickets, Beth! You must be right. You got him to do what I've been trying to do since I had him. You got him to walk!