Here are some comments made by satisfied Course Attendees:
Alpaca Husbandry Course (Standard)
- "This was an excellent course. I would recommend it to anyone interested in keeping/breeding alpacas. The course was well organised with very useful content."
- "Very informative and interesting. All questions answered with willingness. Lots of hands on experience. Will certainly be back to do more courses."
Foundation Alpaca Assessment (Judge Training Level 1)
- "I am really glad I came to this course. I have learnt a lot and feel more confident. The idea of an exam worried me but, to be fair, it makes you concentrate."
- "Good, concise course, lots of valuable info to take away."
- "I have really enjoyed the course. A great basis to start to increase my knowledge and skills. Really good venue and instructors. Thanks very much."
Care of the Pregnant Female and Birthing
- "It was very helpful to know all about pregnancy. At least I know most problems have a solution."
- "I found the course helpful and learned some key points. The practical element was very useful."
- "Superb course, good facilities, good food. A valued opportunity to learn and put into practice ways to work with the alpacas in a kind and respectful way."
- "Really valuable for hands-on experience in a venue which is brilliantly set up for practice in handling alpacas."
- "The best clinic I've ever attended!"
Alpaca Assessment and Show Preparation
- "Covered a wide range of relevant subjects. I feel I am more qualified to know what to look for when purchasing or looking at alpacas and their fleece. I also feel I have a better understanding of conformation and fleece characteristics."
- "Fantastic and a very enjoyable course. I would be very interested in attending future courses."
- "Good value - excellent product coverage."
Introduction to keeping Alpacas
- "Excellent. Covered all aspects and left us all enthused. Thanks very much."
- "A great deal of information was passed in a relaxed environment making it very easy to ask questions. Very well done. Actually being on site was beneficial to understanding the theory elements. Much enjoyed, thanks."
Shearing Courses (Beginners and Improvers)
- "Well attended and informative course. Well presented with a friendly hands-on experience."
- "Being relatively new to alpacas, I found the day very interesting as well as helpful. It eased my worries about shearing. I thoroughly enjoyed the day!"
Introduction to Spinning
- "Very helpful learning basics of spinning - now I just need to practise!"
- "A most enjoyable and informative day, thank you."
- "Good, practical course with experienced tutor."