IAN & JENNIFER LUTZ
490 WHEELER CAMP RD
PERKINSVILLE, VT 05151
802-263-5740

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Getting ready for Green Mountain

Who’s training whom? Max and CCNF Legionnaire go for a walk around our patio this past Monday morning. This coming weekend will be Max’s first time in a regular halter class as a solo handler.

So here we are less than 48 hours away from loading up the trailer and heading not quite 100 . . . → Read More: Getting ready for Green Mountain

Rotation

What a week it’s been here! On Monday we blitzed through a full blown version of herd health day (read: with toe nail trimming) in just 5 and a half hours. Even by our standards, that was pretty quick for 250 animals. Though as my better half pointed out, the due girls were all kind . . . → Read More: Rotation

Bid to win a Precocious breeding at the Green Mountain show!

MFI Peruvian Precocious

Some of you may know that Cas-Cad-Nac Farm has a long history with the Umass Amherst Camelid Studies Program. It’s founder, Dr. Stephen Purdy, was our one-man-badsass-truck-driving veterinarian way back when this whole alpaca thing started for Jen and I in 1997. There was many a late night call that Steve . . . → Read More: Bid to win a Precocious breeding at the Green Mountain show!

All In

Well, that was fun! We got home last night after a weekend away at the Green Mountain show in Essex Jct., just a short hour and forty minute drive north of us. Though we obviously take pride in our show results (2 Champions, 3 Reserves) what was even more gratifying than winning colored nylon was . . . → Read More: All In

Gearing up the whole team

Oh man, I’m almost giddy: I just looked at the calendar and saw that there are really only 2.5 weeks left in our kids soccer season! Does that mean I’m not a true soccer dad? So be it. Much as I love watching them play it is safe to say that the 5 day a . . . → Read More: Gearing up the whole team

Coming up for air…

Sorry not to have posted anything for the past few days. It’s been a crazy 96 hours or so and we’re just getting started!

As it turned out, my snarky comments about possibly unloading at last weekend’s Green Mountain show in the middle of a Nor’easter proved to be more accurate than I really could . . . → Read More: Coming up for air…

If it’s Thursday it’s trailer packing time!

Remember all that stuff we put away when we got home from Fort Wayne and Nationals back in May? Me neither.

That’s right boys and girls: fall show season is here! It looks as though the weather gods are going to take some pity on us and let us (in the interest of full disclosure, . . . → Read More: If it’s Thursday it’s trailer packing time!

Just back from one road trip, getting ready for another (and another).

I would like to observe that even the best hotel beds in the world fail to live up to that which I find at home. Add in lumpy pillows and noisy air conditioning and you’ve got a winning combination. That is one of the major factors (along with missing my family, obviously) that motivated me . . . → Read More: Just back from one road trip, getting ready for another (and another).