What did the Amish smell like? Hay, sweat, herbs, horse poop? I'm curious.vickiesmom said:We lived outside of Centreville Michigan which has a decent Amish community. I have been an Amish groupie all of my life...so living so near was a joy for me...but I was shocked to discover I was the only one in town who enjoyed seeing them. People complained that they smelled...their teenaged boys were out of control...it was a total bummer for me...but I still enjoyed living so close to them.