Glen Finbow and his wife, Lynda, along with 90 alpacas, reside in the historic village of Ridgeway, Ontario, Canada. Having owned these amazing animals since 2004, Glen has attended numerous clinics, courses, seminars and worked as a ring steward over the past several years, becoming well-read and achieving years of hands-on experience. Since 1983, he has owned a construction and paving contracting business in St. Catharines, Ontario – Economy Paving Company (St. Catharines) Limited. Glen has recently completed writing a new alpaca book entitled The Alpaca Breeders Terminology Sourcebook, published May 2012, and is looking forward to writing an updated version after completing his judge’s training in 2015.
Glen has been active in many alpaca organizations, including: Alpaca Ontario, Alpaca Canada, Canadian Llama & Alpaca Registry, Eastern C.N.A.S.F., Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association and the Quechua Benefit (Canada). He has acted as a consultant at various alpaca auctions across the United States over the past two years. Glen graduated from the A.O.B.A. Apprenticeship Program in fleece in October, 2013 and plans on completing his apprenticeship in halter and performance, testing in December of 2014.