(quite a grim tale too).
–Yoke and nag:
“then he yoked his oxen”
“The horseman […] was journeying along on his nag”
These fairy tales are not really happy-ended, most of them are really weird.
“When he reached home, he knew not upon whom to vent his rage and spite; and at length wicked thoughts came into his head, and he resolved to kill his brother. So he hired some villains to murder him;…”
Not the best tale for bedtime, dubious moral. The supposedly good character turns into evil and causes mischief, instead of asking for help. It does not set a very good example.
You can read the whole tale here.