Zoe's Alpaca control hands her victory

Stock Journal 
By: Renae Laubsch
Photo: Courtesy of Alpaca Culture

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Once again, the Alpaca junior handlers competition proved popular with spectators as students wound their alpacas through hay bales, over a ramp and into a pen to demonstrate their handling abilities.

Returning judge Perry Wheeler, Prados Alpacas, Hindmarsh Valley, had the difficult task of picking a winner from a strong, and large field of competitors, with Zoe Altus, Tarlee, named champion.

He made the note that ‘this girl knows how to work with an Alpaca’ after her performance.

In a class with 17 competitors, Mr Wheeler said Zoe didn’t have the most behaved animal, but there was no doubt she was in charge.

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