Alpaca & Muscovy

Helen Kendall Smith

Oliver’s birthday catch up

wow – I cannot believe how long ago Ollies birthday was and I still have not put up the lovely cake photo.

well, backwards from March to February for a moment  here we go:

ollies birthday cake, and visitors galore…


was he not the cutest when he was tiny, well done Mum on the cake..


everybody just is so happy…


Eclipse in March

wow time flies and we have some exceptionally exciting news to reveal but not today!

in the meantime, out on the hill with a camera I managed to catch a couple of shots of the Eclipse





100% Alpaca Spring Collection launch

Well life has been zooming along as usual. Will catch up soon on Ollie’s birthday, Webb Paton seminar, my lucky win of a competition gaining me a new farming machine and much┬ámore.

Meantime, introducing one of our new models for 2015, the lovely Hannah will shortly be introducing our new “100% Alpaca spring into Spring 2015” collection…


BAS National over

Wow – time flies and the weather changes for sure. BAS national now over, great plug for it on the One Show. onwards and upwards the Futurity and HOE.

meantime back at the ranch its been toenails, ADE, cleaning out Field shelters and mother constant watch! not to mention some fleece analysing…

some fawn fleece samples

fawn fleeces

and a look at a mix of Natural fleece light colour samples…

white and fawn fleeces

happy birthday sweet … 18

well we have been quiet because we have been hectic. With clients, family, friends and an 18th birthday to be precise.

March is bringing warmth and joy to all, sunny but frosty in certain places but celebrations all round.

not to mention halter training…

halter training

National pending – both British Alpaca Society, HOE and Aintree Grand National


looking in the diary two big events are coming up in the next quarter. The British Alpaca Society National Show closely followed by the Alpaca Futurity… then the Aintree Grand National. Not to mention the Spring Alpaca Heart of England Fiesta.

Meantime the weather is cold, snow, wet, hail you name it but spring is on the way…

Halter training hmmm more like ski – ing lessons at the moment!


Valentines Day Alpaca Walk – Greatest gift of all

Well it has been busy and the weather has been unusual again to say the least. Alpaca Walking is open all year found but Health and Safety is paramount for the Alpaca … and the Clients. So it has been busy without too many disappointments so far but St Valentines Day was a lucky dry day following serious rainfall and sticky conditions.

Booking in advance with deposits for Visits by appointment ensures your Gift can be confidential and guaranteed “bespoke”
A lovely surprise for the lady of this couple and a sigh of relief it could go ahead – a great day enjoyed by all!

Kensmyth Valentines Day Alpaca Walk – with love!