Spring of 2014…I (Julianne) was pet sitting for a family that lived off Merrimon Avenue near downtown Asheville while they were traveling abroad in France. They have a beautiful quaint farm that is right outside the city limits. It is quite unique; with horses, dogs, meat rabbits, cats, honey bees, and a turtle!
The barn is set right beside the road and they have two pastures that they would rotate the horses in to save the grass. There were three horses, Yetzen , a Friesian, Sunshine, an Irish Sport Horse, and Barkley, Sunshines’ foal, then, three years old. Needless to say, these are not your average size horses, (much bigger). Standing on my tip toes I still could not touch Yetzen’s ears or see over his back, but he was a true gentle giant and still is in the top as one of my favorite horses I pet sat.
The week that I was watching this farm, it had been raining for three days straight. Keep reading