— The Openherd Team

Alpaca Breeders Invitational: October 20-22, 2017

Redmond, Oregon

Alpaca Breeders Invitational

Judges:  

Kristin Buhrmann - Huacaya Halter - Males, Fleece & Walking Fleece

Helen Testa - Huacaya Halter - Females

 Judge's Choice, ESTATES WEDDING TAPISTRY Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Female Judge's Choice (Class of 6)(Judges: Kristin Buhrmann & Helen Testa) 

Color Champion, ESTATES ANTONIO MIGUEL Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Brown Male Color Champion (Class of 10)(Judge:  Kristin Buhrmann)

Color Champion, ESTATES HAIDEN - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya White Male Color Champion (Class of 28)(Judge:  Kristin Buhrmann)

Color Champion, ESTATES WEDDING TAPISTRY Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya White Female Color Champion (Class of 13)(Judge: Helen Testa)

Color Champion, PATAGONIA ESTATES SAKIMA - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Black Male Color Champion (Class of 14)(Judge: Kristin Buhrmann)

Reserve Color Champion ESTATES LEGENDARY PICASSO - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Light Male Color Champion (Class of 12)(Judge: Kristin Buhrman)

Reserve Color Champion ESTATES PURE REFLECTION - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 -  Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Grey Male Color Champion (Class of 18)(Judge: Kristin Buhrmann)

Reserve Color ChampionESTATES SATIN CLOUD - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Black Male Color Champion (Class of 14)(Judge: Kristin Buhrmann) *Color Champion was our Patagonia Estates Sakima

1st Place, ALPACA COUNTRY ESTATES/PATAGONIA ESTATES - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017  - Halter, Breeders Best 3 (As icing on the cake, Alpaca Country Estates was honored today by Judges Kristin Buhrmann and Helen Testa both giving the top Blue Ribbon for Breeders Best Three. We were also given the Blue Ribbon for Breeders Best 3!  We are excited about our breeding program, and the strides we have made in the twelve years in the business!)

1st Place, ANDEAN'S PEGASUS OF COUNTRY ESTATES - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Brown Male

1st Place, ESTATES ANTONIO MIGUEL Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Brown Male Yearling (Class of 8)(Judge:  Kristin Buhrmann)

1st Place,  ESTATES ASLAN OF NARNIA Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Medium Fawn Male Yearling (Class of 6)(Judge:  Kristin Buhrman)

1st Place, ESTATES HAIDEN - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya White Male Mature (Class of 6)(Judge:  Kristin Buhrmann)

1st Place, ESTATES LEGENDARY PICASSO - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 -  Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Light Male Yearling (Class of 6)(Judge:  Kristin Buhrman)

1st Place, ESTATES LILLIANNA - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Silver Grey Female Yearling (Class of 3)(Judge: Helen Testa)

1st Place, ESTATES MATTERHORN Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Brown Male Two-Year-Old (Clss of 1)(Judge: Kristin Buhrmann)

1st Place, ESTATES PURE REFLECTION - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 -  Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Grey Male Juvenile (Class of 4)(Judge: Kristin Buhrmann)

1st Place,ESTATES SATIN CLOUD - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 -  Halter,Full Fleece Huacaya True Black Male Mature (Class of 1)(Judge: Kristin Buhrmann)

1st Place, ESTATES SILVER BOREAS - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 -  Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Dark Male Yearling Bred and Owned (Class of 5)(Judge:  Kristin Buhrmann)

1st Place, ESTATES VERTICASE II Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya White Male Juvenile (Class of 3)(Judge: Kristin Buhrmann)

1st Place, ESTATES WEDDING TAPISTRY Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya White Female Yearling (Class of 6)(Judge: Helen Testa)

1st Place, PATAGONIA ESTATES SAKIMA - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya True Black Male Two-Year-Old (Class of 3)(Judge:  Kristin Buhrmann)

1st Place, SNOWMASS PURE PASSION - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Get of Sire

2nd Place, ESTATES DESERT DESERADO Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Light Grey Male Yearling (Class of 5)(Judge:  Kristin Buhrmann)

2nd Place, ESTATES SILVER SWAN - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Light Grey Female Yearling (Class of 3)(Judge: Helen Testa)(Estates Silver Swan was just purchased by Brian Smith and Valerie Reiser of Plum Creek Alpacas in Arizona)

2nd Place, ESTATES MOONLIGHT LARZ - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya White Male Juvenile (Class of 3)(Judge: Kristin Buhrmann) *1st Place was our Estates Verticase II

2nd Place, ESTATES SWEET CHARLEMAGNE - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Brown Female Juvenile (Class of 3)(Judge: Helen Testa)

 3rd Place, ESTATES AKIAK - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Dark Male Yearling Bred and Owned (Class of 5)(Judge: Kristin Buhrman)

 3rd Place, ESTATES GODDESS OF LUCK - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya True Black Female Yearling (Class of 10)(Judge: Helen Testa)

 3rd Place, ESTATES PASSIONATE FAITH - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Light Fawn Female Yearling (Class of 4)(Judge: Helen Testa)

 3rd Place, ESTATES PURELY APPRAISING Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Light Male Yearling (Class of 6)(Judge:  Kristin Buhrmann)

 3rd Place, ESTATES THANE - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Light Grey Male Yearling (Class of 5)(Judge:  Kristin Buhrmann)

4th Place, ESTATES BLACK SATIN - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Black Male Yearling (Class of 9)(Judge:  Kristin Buhrmann)

4th Place, ESTATES GALENE Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Brown Female Yearling (Class of 5)(Judge: Helen Testa)

4th Place, ESTATES PURE FAITH Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya Medium Fawn Female Yearling (Class of 8)(Judge: Helen Testa)

4th Place, ESTATES SIZLIN PASSION Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya White Female Yearling (Class of 6)(Judge: Helen Testa)

4th Place,  ESTATES TAKAMI Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya True Black Female Yearling (Class of 10)(Judge: Helen Testa)

6th PlaceESTATES CREMONA CHALLENGE - Alpaca Breeders Invitational 2017 - Halter, Full Fleece Huacaya True Black Female Yearling (Class of 10)(Judge: Helen Testa)