Zebra meets camel…
The eye-catcher is an imposing iron gate with a horse's head emblem. Until last summer, only a few knew what was hidden behind the metre-high barrier. The former stud farm not far from the A 96 belongs to the Krone family, one of the most famous circus dynasties in the world. Hills, meadows and forests surround the beautiful farmhouse and its stables. The farm is home to former show stars: animals that are no longer used in circus acts spend their retirement here.
In June 2020, the circus farm opened its gates for the first time.Every Saturday and Sunday, up to 100 visitors could take part in a guided tour of the grounds and learn more about the everyday life of the animal retirement home and its residents. These include retired horses, donkeys, llamas and camels, as well as a rescued herd of goats. Currently, the farm is also home to two young zebras that are being trained for future performances.
Crossing one of the meadows, you can reach the remaining pitches in a large tent.Here, besides the oldest inhabitant of the farm – a 37-year-old donkey – also live llamas and camels.
Read the full article in SeeMagazine 2021.
We love the Fünfseenland in the south of Bavaria. That is why we capture the distinctiveness of the region once a year with beautiful pictures and stories in our SeeMagazin. We meet interesting people who are enthusiastic about what they do and turn their passion into a profession. The motto of the 2021 issue is "Time for pleasure" - with delicious ideas and inspiration for everyone who celebrates life.