Alpacas and Kids – Building Trust in Each Other

No way will I walk over that!!
It’ll be okay Princess.
No problem… I knew we could do it!

Unbelievably it took this little girl all of ten minutes to gain the trust of this little juvenile.  It was her first time on the halter and lead. At the end of 30 minutes she was walking her through, and around obstacles and jumping over  12 inch logs. Alpacas and kids a natural fit!!



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All About Fiber Workshop

Horse Mountain helped to organize and attended a workshop “all about the fiber”.  We are now ready to put to use our new knowledge to help on shearing day when we need to sort and grade our fleeces.

Learning about fiber biology is important to understanding the end use for our fleece!!

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Visit us on Etsy to see all of the locally grown, processed and handmade alpaca products we now have for sale on etsy and at our farm store!!

Felted Crocheted Floppy Brim Alpaca Hat

Click to Visit!!         Horse Mountain Alpacas Etsy Store

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Very Creative Snowmen

And the artists who felted them…

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Needle Felting the New Craft Craze!!

We have begun to offer Needle Felting classes.  With the wonderful kits from Back to Back Alpaca we have been needle felting pumpkins and this month will be doing snowmen!  Too much fun!!

Adorable Pumpkin Pals

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Horse Mountain attended the Alpaca Breeders of the Rockies Fall Festival and Fleece harvest on November 8,9.

Mr October took 1st in his class!

The Rajah too 3rd place in halter.

Collin’s Princeton took 2nd in Halter and 1st in the Spin-off.

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Fall Crias are arriving!

Pride's Storm

Pride's Storm - 6 hours old

3 hours old

Horse Mountain’s Harmony – 3 hours old

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