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Ridge Valley Alpacas, LLC

All in Favor of Champions

Janis and John Conlon
1458 Sterrett RoadFairfield, VA 24435
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DamService SireArrivalStatusNotes
Londondairy Abella

Snowmass Matrix Granddaughter

Londondairy Abella

HuacayaFemaleMedium Fawn
AOA# DOB: 9/9/20119 yrs
An excellent mom, nurturing and protective. Displays fine fleece with good density....
7SAF FIRESTORM

MULTI CHAMPION AND 3X JUDGE'S CHOICE

7SAF FIRESTORM

HuacayaMaleDark Fawn
ARI# AOA# 32446241   DOB: 7/28/20137 yrs
Sired by multiple Champion Snowmass Royal Challenge with Grand Sires that include Snowmass Royal Challenger, Snowmass Andean Bronze, AML El Duro's Principio and 4 Peruvian Legacy 6016. Firestorm is currently the winner of 12X CC/RC banners and 3X Judge's Choices. Firestorm's histogram for 2016 was AFD 16.2, SD 3.4, CV 15.8, 0.3. His latest EPD'S rank him in the top 10% in AFD, Spin Fineness, Mean Curvature and % Medullated Fibers....
PACAPARADISE TRONADOR'S CAPRI

PACAPARADISE TRONADOR'S CAPRI

HuacayaFemale (bred)White
AOA# DOB: 6/23/20164 yrs
TWF Peruvian Cerveza

Fabulous Fleece! Color Champion!

TWF Peruvian Cerveza

HuacayaMaleWhite
ARI# AOA# 35128458   DOB: 8/18/20164 yrs
This banner winning boy has fabulous fiber! Can’t wait to see what he produces! Cerveza’s sire Embosser is a Get of Sire winner and champion producer. His dam Cella has produced champions with her stud for life Embosser! Cerveza’s fiber speaks for itself. He has a compact frame and easy working personality. Cerveza is now breeding. Call for a limited introductory breeding fee. Cerveza is available for 1/2 interest ownership for breeding in the second half of the year. ...
4/7/2021
Ridge Valley Remy Martin

Ridge Valley Remy Martin

HuacayaFemale (bred)Light Silver Grey
AOA# DOB: 9/22/20173 yrs
Beautiful, buttery soft fleece consistent with a genetic line of champions....
NRV Alpacas Mocha Latte

NRV Alpacas Mocha Latte

Dark Rose Grey
AOA# 32503333
Mocha Latte has been a consistent ribbon winner in every show as a juvenile and his first three as a yearling. He has won a Blue Ribbon in each of his last two shows. Judges have commented on his uniformity of fiber, fineness and density. Mocha has excellent uniformity, conformation and bone structure and a presence that takes command of the show ring. Mocha Latte is the product of an excellent gray breeding background with such superstar herdsires as PPeruvian Guellermo (top and bottom), 5Peruvian Quicksilver. CPeruvian Silvio, Jeronimo, Shaquille and 5Peruvian Silverado. This Herdsire will be an excellent addition for those looking to improve their dark color, grey or black breeding program.
4/7/2021
FMA Royal Tribute's Cadence

FMA Royal Tribute's Cadence

HuacayaFemale (bred)Dark Fawn
AOA# DOB: 6/17/20137 yrs
7SAF FIRESTORM

MULTI CHAMPION AND 3X JUDGE'S CHOICE

7SAF FIRESTORM

HuacayaMaleDark Fawn
ARI# AOA# 32446241   DOB: 7/28/20137 yrs
Sired by multiple Champion Snowmass Royal Challenge with Grand Sires that include Snowmass Royal Challenger, Snowmass Andean Bronze, AML El Duro's Principio and 4 Peruvian Legacy 6016. Firestorm is currently the winner of 12X CC/RC banners and 3X Judge's Choices. Firestorm's histogram for 2016 was AFD 16.2, SD 3.4, CV 15.8, 0.3. His latest EPD'S rank him in the top 10% in AFD, Spin Fineness, Mean Curvature and % Medullated Fibers....
4/23/2021
Back Country's Ice's Grand Finale

FINENESS AND DENSITY

Back Country's Ice's Grand Finale

HuacayaFemale (bred)Medium Silver Grey
AOA# DOB: 9/25/20119 yrs
Fini is a beautiful medium silver grey female displaying excellent fineness, brightness and crimp. She has an very good handle with nice density with her soft fleece. Fini has never been shown in halter or fleece competition. However, she does come from an excellent genetic line. On the sire side is CPeruvian Silvio, who is a legend in grey breeding. Silvio was one of the best grey males in North America and certain one of the most consistent producers of high-quality grey and black offspring. On her Dam side, Fini has inherited her fineness from the legendary 4Peruvian Legacy and Snowmass Legacy's Golden Boy. In addition, Fini displays her staple length, and density fom PPerruvian Gu...
NRV Alpacas Mocha Latte

3X Blue Ribbon Winner

NRV Alpacas Mocha Latte

HuacayaMaleDark Rose Grey
ARI# AOA# 32503333   DOB: 5/14/20128 yrs
Mocha Latte has been a consistent ribbon winner in every show as a juvenile and his first three as a yearling. He has won a Blue Ribbon in each of his last two shows. Judges have commented on his uniformity of fiber, fineness and density. Mocha has excellent uniformity, conformation and bone structure and a presence that takes command of the show ring. Mocha Latte is the product of an excellent gray breeding background with such superstar herdsires as PPeruvian Guellermo (top and bottom), 5Peruvian Quicksilver. CPeruvian Silvio, Jeronimo, Shaquille and 5Peruvian Silverado. This Herdsire will be an excellent addition for those looking to improve their dark color, grey or black breedin...
5/5/2021
Estates Minique

Grandsire Snowmass Enlightenment

Estates Minique

HuacayaFemale (bred)Light Silver Grey
AOA# DOB: 10/21/20146 yrs
Wow! Beautiful Fleece!!!!...
Kirwin's Royal Sun

Sired by 14X Champion

Kirwin's Royal Sun

HuacayaMaleDark Silver Grey
ARI# AOA# 32795059   DOB: 6/13/20137 yrs
This Herdsire is the complete package of fiber, genetics and conformation. He has a presence that demonstrates the Champion Herd Sires in his genetic background..... Accoyo Elite, Legacy, Vengador, Danko, Royal Fawn, Rayo Del Sol and his sire, Kirwin....
5/10/2021
Snowmass Blue Velvet XX

Velvet Touche Daughter

Snowmass Blue Velvet XX

HuacayaFemale (bred)True Black
AOA# DOB: 9/27/20146 yrs
7SAF FIRESTORM

MULTI CHAMPION AND 3X JUDGE'S CHOICE

7SAF FIRESTORM

HuacayaMaleDark Fawn
ARI# AOA# 32446241   DOB: 7/28/20137 yrs
Sired by multiple Champion Snowmass Royal Challenge with Grand Sires that include Snowmass Royal Challenger, Snowmass Andean Bronze, AML El Duro's Principio and 4 Peruvian Legacy 6016. Firestorm is currently the winner of 12X CC/RC banners and 3X Judge's Choices. Firestorm's histogram for 2016 was AFD 16.2, SD 3.4, CV 15.8, 0.3. His latest EPD'S rank him in the top 10% in AFD, Spin Fineness, Mean Curvature and % Medullated Fibers....
5/10/2021
SWEET WISHES

Snowmass Royal Legends Daughter

SWEET WISHES

HuacayaFemale (bred)Dark Fawn
AOA# DOB: 7/10/20146 yrs
Sweet Wishes sells bred to our 3X Judge's Choice and 12X Champion, 7SAF Firestorm. We have been pleased with previous results of the matchup....
7SAF FIRESTORM

MULTI CHAMPION AND 3X JUDGE'S CHOICE

7SAF FIRESTORM

HuacayaMaleDark Fawn
ARI# AOA# 32446241   DOB: 7/28/20137 yrs
Sired by multiple Champion Snowmass Royal Challenge with Grand Sires that include Snowmass Royal Challenger, Snowmass Andean Bronze, AML El Duro's Principio and 4 Peruvian Legacy 6016. Firestorm is currently the winner of 12X CC/RC banners and 3X Judge's Choices. Firestorm's histogram for 2016 was AFD 16.2, SD 3.4, CV 15.8, 0.3. His latest EPD'S rank him in the top 10% in AFD, Spin Fineness, Mean Curvature and % Medullated Fibers....
5/12/2021
Snowmass Smokin Blue Velvet

Snowmass Smokin Blue Velvet

HuacayaFemale (bred)True Black
AOA# DOB: 6/27/20173 yrs
Ridge Valley Satin Reserve Lazarus

Ridge Valley Satin Reserve Lazarus

Medium Silver Grey
AOA# 35414384
Satin Reserve Lazarus is a beautiful Medium Silver Grey male. His genetic background is outstanding. But, most importantly, he has a beautifully fine fleece with uniformity of color snd micron with a absence of guard hair. His herdsire, Snowmass Satin Reserve has produced extraordinary offspring dominated by black genetics including his famous true black sire Snowmass Nova's Private Reserve XX, a black multi-champion." Snowmass Satin Reserve XX is an amazing herdsire that has been proven time and time again to produce only the very best. He comes from long genetic line of blacks; none of which are strangers to the blue ribbon. Lazarus's dam comes from an outstanding line of grey genetics, including NS Magic Flight, Snowmass Enlightenment, Mr Roosevelt, Snowmass Peruvian Casanova and FRA Smoky The Bandit.
5/15/2021
Alleghenies' Amelia

Quechua Verticase Daughter

Alleghenies' Amelia

HuacayaFemale (bred)White
AOA# DOB: 7/11/20155 yrs
Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede

Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede

White
AOA# 35230793
Ganymede is standing stud at MMFA from May 25 until the end of November, and then he'll be traveling to Texas! Don't miss this opportunity to purchase a breeding. With cria on the ground, we've already seen what he can do, and it is truly amazing! "This male shows extremely strong fiber traits that should be passed to his offspring...Bred to top notch females, you should expect many champions." -- Comments from Dr. Norm Evans' biopsy report He is the 2017 AOA National Light Male Supreme Champion! 4X Judge's Choice + 11X Color Champion + 1X Best Bred & Owned at 29 months old & breeding! We are thrilled, humbled, and honored to have this magnificent young male...You've just got to see his fleece -- it's the same ALL over! Ganymede has an advanced elite fleece, indeed, and a gorgeous, boxy conformation! Judges called it early on...and he has achieved top honors at the 2017 AOA National Show as the Supreme Champion Light Huacaya Male, including the White Invited Male Color Championship, bringing his total to 12X Banners and 4X Judges Choice awards (PAOBA, CABO, TxOLAN, Nationals)...a Banner for every show he attended in the 2016/2017 show season! Ganymede has an amazing fleece with an unbelievable structure and density. He exhibits a tight little zipper crimp with extreme uniformity, matchstick bundling, brightness and fineness across his fleece...the character lasting well down into his legs and belly. This is what the Judges have said: "his fleece is the same from skin to tip, back to front, all over..." ...he is "the same...all over." This is exactly what you want to hear. "clear winner" in the light Color Championship at the tough 2016 NEAOBA and at 2016 Empire -- beating out offspring of some of the most venerated herdsires in the country. "really well balanced and showy male, with overall stature and conformation, correct in his movement, with lovely density, good expression of character thr
5/20/2021
Red Granites Wenona

Red Granites Wenona

HuacayaFemale (bred)White
AOA# DOB: 9/30/20164 yrs
Red Granites Val D Lsere

Red Granites Val D Lsere

Dark Fawn
AOA# 35241263
Red Granites Val D Lsere is our homegrown dark fawn, multiple champion male. Val D Lsere’s fleece has been described numerous times by judges as the most highly developed fleece they have ever seen, he has also been described at the 2018 AOA National Show as "Something a bit special" which is what he truly is. Val D Lsere has a very bright, dense, fine fleece with a merino type crimp style. Val D Lsere is a very compact male with a very strong heavy bone structure. Red Granites Val D Lsere comes from a very Elite and worldwide known colored pedigree from Snowmass Alpacas. Being a son of Snowmass MR Sizlin Rose and Snowmass Conopa XXX Vail. His sire Snowmass Mr. Sizlin Rose is a twelve-time champion male and was crowned the 2016 Herdsire Of the year, and 2017 Reserve Herdsire Of the year. Snowmass MR Sizlin Rose has produced many color champion crias and judges choice winners. May we add he has sired not only a three-time AOA National supreme champion but two AOA National Supreme champions. His dam, Snowmass Conopa XXX Vail is daughter to the legendary, Snowmass Conopa XXX an incredible fawn herdsire born at Snowmass Alpacas. Snowmass Conopa XXX Vail has routinely gifted us with Futurity champion crias, each and every one of them has an extremely extraordinary amount of density and very bright fine fleeces. Red Granites Val D Lsere ends his halter showing career with three AOA National Dark Male Supreme Championships, over twenty-one Judges Choice awards, over twenty-two Color Championships, and five Reserve Championships. With all of these outstanding awards, Val D Lsere is still showing in fleece shows with an over 5-Year-old fleece and is still winning championships. Red Granites Val D Lsere won the Get of Sire at the 2020 AOA National Show with ABEBA, Cinnamon, and Party Girl. Red Granites Val D Lsere has produced crias from white to black including silver-gray and rose gray, but most of all he has been able to routinely produce cria with exceptional fleece. And may we add, Val's first cria crop are sporting AFDs of 11-18 microns! Red Granites Val D Lsere is a proud sire of: Red Granites Party Girl the 2019 Futurity Brown Female Color Champion as a Juvenile, along with a Judges Choice winner and numerous other Color Championships. Red Granites Cinnamon 2019 AOA Fleece Extravaganza Color Champion and Gold Star winner with a score of 86.5. Three-time Judges choice winner, numerous other Color and Reserve Color Championships. Cinnamon has been called "a chip off the old block". Red Granites Abeba, Red Granites Chitsa, Red Granites Britches, all multi winners of blue ribbons, Color Champions, Bred & Owned Champions. Red Granites Alydar, a Juvenile Rose Gray with the most exceptional fleece from the skin to tip, 2020 AOA National Grey Reserve Champion male. Red Granites Val D Lsere is a restricted herdsire - please call us regarding availability.
5/30/2021
Ridge Valley Bella Bella

Accoyo Elite, Matrix Genetics

Ridge Valley Bella Bella

HuacayaFemale (bred)White
AOA# DOB: 10/20/20164 yrs
TWF Peruvian Cerveza

TWF Peruvian Cerveza

White
AOA# 35128458
This banner winning boy has fabulous fiber! Can’t wait to see what he produces! Cerveza’s sire Embosser is a Get of Sire winner and champion producer. His dam Cella has produced champions with her stud for life Embosser! Cerveza’s fiber speaks for itself. He has a compact frame and easy working personality. Cerveza is now breeding. Call for a limited introductory breeding fee. Cerveza is available for 1/2 interest ownership for breeding in the second half of the year.
6/4/2021
AML El Duro's Dolce Latte

Futurity Champion

AML El Duro's Dolce Latte

HuacayaFemale (bred)Dark Rose Grey
AOA# DOB: 7/23/200713 yrs
This beautiful female is a prime example of what her sire, AML Legacy's El Duro could create. Exquisite fleece, soft, high frequency, elite style crimp. She is dense and has coverage down to her toes. Dolce's fleece statistics from 2008 were: 16.4, 3.5, 21.3, 0.4. At four years old (2011) her AFD was 18.9. Dolce has only blue ribbons in halter, all 4 times shown, as well as Color Champion at the 2008 Futurity and Reserve Champion at the 2009 World Fleece Show, Empire Fleece Show 2011 and the 1033 VAOBA Expo....
7SAF FIRESTORM

MULTI CHAMPION AND 3X JUDGE'S CHOICE

7SAF FIRESTORM

HuacayaMaleDark Fawn
ARI# AOA# 32446241   DOB: 7/28/20137 yrs
Sired by multiple Champion Snowmass Royal Challenge with Grand Sires that include Snowmass Royal Challenger, Snowmass Andean Bronze, AML El Duro's Principio and 4 Peruvian Legacy 6016. Firestorm is currently the winner of 12X CC/RC banners and 3X Judge's Choices. Firestorm's histogram for 2016 was AFD 16.2, SD 3.4, CV 15.8, 0.3. His latest EPD'S rank him in the top 10% in AFD, Spin Fineness, Mean Curvature and % Medullated Fibers....
6/15/2021