Horse Mountain Alpacas along with Marquita Ranch Alpacas are hosting a seminar for individuals interested in learning all about the alpaca industry.  Come and spend a day at Horse Mountain to learn and see if alpaca ownership is right for you!

Where:   Horse Mountain Alpacas

When:     June 6, 2009

                 10:00 am  – 3:00 pm

Cost:        $15.00 (lunch included)


Schedule of Events:


Why Alpacas?

  • A brief history of the alpaca and the alpaca industry. Why people decide to own this alternative livestock and their purpose.

Are Alapcas for You?

  • What is involved in owning and caring for alpacas?  
  • What do you need to get strted?  
  • What type of property and barn set up do you need.  
  • What are the initial costs involved? 
  •  How is shearing done and what do you do with the fleece?

12:00-1:00 (lunch provided)


Meet the Alpaca

  • spend some time with our alpacas
  • find out what to look for when choosing your alpacas
  • see some basiv herd management procedures (toenail trimming, shots, barn management)
  • look at some of the beautiful end products that can be made from their amazing fleece

We will be available to answer questions as long as you  have them!!





Click link below to get registration form:

Registration Form


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