— The Openherd Team

AOA National Show 2017: March 17-19, 2017

National Western Complex - Denver, Colorado

Huacaya Males - Judge:  Amanda VandenBosch


Huacaya Females - Judge:  Jill MacLeod


ESTATES STRADIVARIOUS  AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Huacaya Black Male Invited Color Champion (Class of 3)(Judge: Amanda VandenBosch)  *now owned by Mary and Michael Livingston

ESTATES STRADIVARIOUS  AOA National Show 2017 - Fleece, Huacaya Black Male Color Champion (Class of 18)(Judge:  Peter Kennedy)  *now owned by Mary and Michael Livingston


1st Place, ESTATES DESERT DESERADO AOA National Show 2017 - Halter,Full Fleece Huacaya Light Silver Grey Male Juvenile (Class of 5)(Judge:  Amanda VandenBosch)  At eight months of age, he has a LONG staple length with beautiful fine, crimpy, dense fleece.  Deserado has beautiful bundling.  This amazing grey is out of two of our top production greys, Janus Diamond and Chief Grey Feather.


1st Place, ESTATES LEGENDARY PICASSO AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Light Fawn Male Juvenile (Class of 6)(Judge:  Amanda VandenBosch)

 

1st Place, ESTATES STRADIVARIOUS  AOA Nationals 2017 - Halter, Huacaya Black Male Invited Champion (Class of 3)(Judge: Amanda VandenBosch)  *now owned by Mary and Michael Livingston

1st Place, ESTATES STRADIVARIOUS   AOA Nationals 2017 - Fleece, Huacaya Black Male Yearling (Class of 7)(Judge: Peter Kennedy)  *now owned by Mary and Michael Livingston


1st Place,  ESTATES WEDDING TAPISTRY AOA National Show in 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya White Female Juvenile (Class of 7)(Judge:  Jill MacLeod)  This seven month old juvie is close to being the perfect alpaca.  She has dynamite bundling, consistent fleece with ever so fine luscious fiber, yet very, very dense.  Judge Jill Mac Cloud couldn’t say enough about her fineness, density, and conformation.  Wedding Tapestry took part of our Breeders Best Three to give you an idea how pleased we are with her.


1st Place, PATAGONIA ESTATES SAKIMA AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya True Black Male Yearling (Class of 7)(Judge:  Amanda VandenBosch)  Sakima is out of Patagonia’s Chilkoot (a Lennox son) and a home grown black, Estates Sentimental Journey.  He has excellent conformation; fine, dense fleece.


2nd Place, ESTATES ALEUTIAN AMORETTO AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya White Female Juvenile (Class of 11)(Judge: Jill MacLeod)


2nd Place,  ESTATES ASLAN OF NARNIA AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Light Fawn Male Juvenile (Class of 6)(Judge:  Amanda VandenBosch)


2nd Place,  ESTATES CREMONA CHALLENGE AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Huacaya Black Juvenile Female (Class of 7)(Judge:  Jill MacLeod) Judge Jill MacLeod said that Cremona had the softest, fineness and more dense fleece in the class, but the Blue Ribbon winner had stronger conformation.


2nd Place, ESTATES HAIDEN AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya White Male Two-Year-Old (Class of 7)(Judge:  Amanda VandenBosch)


2nd Place, ESTATES MANHATTAN AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Huacaya Yearling True Black (Class of 7)(Judge: Amanda VandenBosch) **Our Patagonia Estates Sakima won First Place.  (Manhattan is out of two blacks, Patagonia’s Chief (with champion offspring and out of Patagonia Lennox) and Estates Magical Monique.  He is jet black, has beautiful bright, very dense, soft fleece with a soft handle.  Manhattan has a good topline and substance of bone, caring himself proudly.  Judge Amanda VandenBosch was quoted as saying that both Manhattan & Sakima had very fine fleece, but also solidity and density, as well as being well grown for their age)


2nd Place, ESTATES MATTERHORN AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Brown Male Yearling (Class of 9)(Judge: Amanda VandenBosch)


2nd Place, ESTATES PURELY APPRAISING AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Light Male Juvenile Bred and Owned (Class of 5)(Judges:  Jill MacLeod & Amanda VandenBosch)


2nd Place, ESTATES SATIN CLOUD AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Black Male Two-Year-Old (Class of 6)(Judge: Amanda VandenBosch) Estates Satin Cloud came in at Second Place behind the True Black Color Champion.  Judge Amanda VandenBosch said Satin Cloud had fine micron and is true to type.

3rd PlaceESTATES RICH IN MERCY AOA National Show 2017 - Cottage Fleece, Huacaya Grey Juvenile (Class of 3)(Judge: Jude Anderson) *Sold to Structured Chaos Farm

3rd Place, ESTATES THANE AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Light Silver Grey Male Juvenile (Class of 5)(Judge: Amanda VandenBosch) *behind his ranch buddy, Estates Desert Deserado.  


4th Place, ESTATES GALENE AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Dark Brown Female Juvenile (Class of 8)(Judge:  Jill MacLeod)


5th Place,  ALPACA COUNTRY ESTATES/PATAGONIA ESTATES - Huacaya Breeder's Best Three (Class of 7)(Judges:  Jill MacLeod & Amanda VandenBosch)


5th Place, ESTATES TAKAMI AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Bay Black Female Juvenile (Class of 7)(Judge:  Jill MacLeod)


6th Place,  ESTATES OBSIDIAN PALESIDES AOA National Show 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya True Black Male Juvenile (Very competitive class of 9)(Judge: Amanda VandenBosch)