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Alpaca show in Switzerland

The Swiss National Alpaca Show in Uster, Canton Zurich A wonderful alpaca show with very warm and welcoming participants and exhibitors. I had a great time in Switzerland and I… read more

Overview alpaca shows 2017/2018

In 2018 I was invited to judge ten alpaca shows. Below you can find a small photo review from the last shows and events. British Columbia, Canada. AAB Show in… read more

Alpaca show season 2017

Alpaca Shows in Winter/Spring 2017 I am looking forward to the alpaca show season 2017 which in Germany has already been opened by the Show Süd in Ilshofen. In Mid-March… read more

Fleece lecture in Oberwiesenthal

The annual regulars’ Stammtisch OST roundtable took place on the weekend of October 3, 2015. As in previous years, Romy and Fritz from Traumweide Alpacas organized the event. More than 80 interested… read more

Alpaca fleece show in Erfurt

My first official show in Germany – AA e.V. Show in Erfurt. On the weekend of September 5–6, the German Alpaca Association organized its yearly fleece show, followed by its annual… read more

AOA judge training program

Show judge training True to the motto “standstill is a step back”, an AOA judge training took place from June 12–14. This time we were fortunate to spend the training… read more

Buckeye und PAOBA alpaca shows

It was a great honor for me to judge the Buckeye Show in Ohio and the PAOBA Show in Pennsylvania in 2015. Both are famous for their high-quality alpacas and… read more

Alpaca Culture interview

Many thanks to Alpaca Culture for the great article and the interview issued in the current edition. I was very pleased to see a nice photo (by Marcel Lameijer) covering… read more

Alpaca fiesta in Arequipa 2014

A spectacular event week in Peru in Mid-November. After a 7-year hiatus the Alpaca Fiesta finally took place again in Arequipa, Peru. It was an alpaca show at its best,… read more

Great show in Bern, Switzerland

The Alpaka Tag in Bern was a great show – a small but very fine show, with a small amount of animals. And you can take that literally, as the… read more

Fleece show in Sweden!

The first fleece show of the new Alpaca & Friends association in Sweden was a great success. With over 50 fleeces, by European standards it was quite a big show. It… read more

Westerlee show in the Netherlands!

Many thanks to Margiert Moed and all the helpers for a great show in the north of Holland. It was a great pleasure for me to judge this wonderful show!

New seminar dates online!

Before the summer begins I can offer you May 3rd and 31st as seminar dates. Another seminar is scheduled for September 13th at the end of the summer. For more information,… read more

AOA international fleece show 2014 Harrisburg, USA

On the third weekend of March, 2014, The Nationals took place in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (USA). It is currently the biggest alpaca show in the USA. With almost 1,000 alpacas in the… read more

Thank you very much for attending my seminar on February 15th!

The seminar on February 15th under the motto “from the show judge’s point of view” was a great success. A big thank you to all participants; I had lots of… read more

Many thanks to the participants of the seminar on January 18th

Many thanks to all participants of the workshop which took place at Abolengo de Alpaca last weekend. New seminar dates can be found online. Dates for Southern Germany and Switzerland are… read more

Alpaca Culture judge overview

Many thanks to Meyla and Jared Johnston from Alpaca Culture for including me to the list of alpaca show judges. You can find me listed at alpacaculture.com.

List of alpaca shows for spring 2014

Under the section “Alpaka Shows” you can find an overview of the shows which are planned for spring. Do you know about an alpaca event and want to announce it here? Please… read more

Seminar planned for November 24, 2013

On Sunday, November 24th at 9:30 am, I will offer a seminar at Abolengo de Alpaca located in Münsterland, with the topics body structure and its meaning for the alpaca as… read more

Gratulation to Alpaca Holland

AH Peruvian Julian could secure the title “Best of Show Fleece” on the weekend of November 9–10 at the Welt der Alpakas show that took place in the Schwabenhalle, Wertingen, Germany…. read more

Alpaka show in Ontario, Canada, Oct. 2013

The Rockton World’s Fair animal show, existing since 1852, invited me to judge the alpaca show onsite. With less than 100 alpacas, the show was rather a small but fine one… read more

Alpaca show in France, Oct. 2013

During the weekend of October 5–6, I was invited to judge the AFLA Show in Lagesse en Champagne, France. I really enjoyed it. I got to know a lot of new… read more

World Alpaca Conference (WAC) in New Zealand, Sep. 2013

This year, from September 20–24, the World Alpaca Conference took place in Hamilton, New Zealand. You can find out more about the conference and its participants in the upcoming AlpakaPost.

Farm visits in Australia in the beginning of September

Janie Hicks from Coolaroo Alpacas and Peter Kennedy and Robert Gane from Canchones offered their kind hospitality for some days to Laura and I, showing us their impressive farms in Sydney and… read more