Tag Archives: herds

Vanny joins the herd, permanently

Yesterday, as usual, Dad and Mom let the boys into the “exercise paddock”, and then let Vannny out to join them. Bravado and Vanny had a spitting match or two, also par for the course, then everyone settled down to … Continue reading

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Heidi the attack horse

Sometimes wordpress loses all the text while posting…and I have to rewrite a post, and that makes me very angry…post is forthcoming, again. Mom was tidying up the horse paddock after bringing Heidi and Boogie in from turnout when Whisper … Continue reading

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Daddy’s boys are eating out of his hands, literally

Dad has had a project recently, trying to teach the alpacas to eat their crumbles (a pellet treat) from his hands. Alpacas as a general rule don’t really approve of interactions with people, so it’s actually quite a difficult endeavor. … Continue reading

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Herd dynamics

One afternoon last weekend, I went out to the alpaca turnout to shoo the girls into their paddock and let out the big boys, and I couldn’t find them. They weren’t at the feed troughs, or grazing on the stubbly, … Continue reading

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