Amberly Herdsires

At Amberly, our vision is centred on the production of genetically advanced alpacas. Those which are both phenotypically correct and displaying elite fleece characteristics.
Central to fulfilling these objectives is the use of ‘World Class’ genetics and here at Amberly, we have some of the best. Please feel free to email and request a brochure for your perusal and consideration.

Huacaya Herd Sires

AMBERLY TACTICAL

Sire: Popham Havengore (2015 BAS National Supreme Champion)
Dam: GT Breeze (3 x Supreme Champion)
Colour: Solid White
Genetic Lineage: Australian

(An outside mating will be available via the 2023 BAS National Stud Auction)

Amberly Tactical-Champion White Huacaya Male and Supreme Champion Huacaya at the NIAG Halter Championships 2022
Tactical’s Fleece

Amberly Tactical is sired by multi-supreme champion Popham Havengore, who is himself sired by Cambridge Joshua, an upstanding son of the globally renowned Accoyo Remarque. His dam is the equally infamous GT Breeze, a multi-supreme champion daughter of Gilt Edge Tor de Force.

As his name suggests, Amberly Tactical is everything that we could have hoped for as the product of such a renowned genetic pairing.

His fleece is not only superfine, bright and dense but also exhibits fantastic uniformity of both colour and micron. In addition to this, Tactical’s fleece is organised into very advanced micro-staples, each exhibiting a high frequency crimp style, which he carries consistently throughout his blanket and right into the extremities. 

Tactical’s impressive fleece is carried on an equally impressive frame which is very true to type, macho and exhibiting excellent capacity across and enviable substance of bone.

We are truly excited to see the impact that Tactical will have on our herd.

Fleece Stats:15.4 mic SD : 3.4 mic CVD : 21.9 % CF: 100% CEM : 6.7 mic (1st Fleece)

Prizes Won:

  • 2022 SSEAG All Ireland Fleece Show-1st Place Junior White Huacaya
  • 2022 SSEAG All Ireland Fleece Show-Reserve Champion White Huacaya
  • 2022 SSEAG All Ireland Fleece Show-Reserve Supreme Champion Huacaya
  • 2022 SSEAG All Ireland Fleece Show-Judges’ Choice Alpaca (Judge Barbara Hetherington)
  • 2022 NIAG Halter Championships-1st Place Junior White Huacaya
  • 2022 NIAG Halter Championships-Champion White Huacaya Male
  • 2022 NIAG Halter Championships-Supreme Champion Huacaya

BECK BROW STARS ALIGN

Sire: Bozedown Blaze of Glory
Dam: Beck Brow By Design
Colour: Solid White
Genetic Lineage: Peruvian/Australian

(Not Available For Outside Matings)

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Beck Brow Stars Align’s Supreme Champion Fleece
Bozedown Blaze of Glory-Sire of Beck Brow Star’s Align

Beck Brow Stars Align is everything one could hope for in an elite huacaya herdsire! Genetically packed on both sides of his pedigree, this stylish young male descends from the incredibly potent pairing of the infamous Bozedown Blaze of Glory and equally reputable; Beck Brow By Design…a match made in heaven.

When looking for a new white huacaya male to join the Amberly stud, Beck Brow Stars Align more than met our selection criteria. We needed something that was going to be impactful in terms of adding value and progress to our now; championship winning herd. With that in mind, Stars Align presents us with fineness, density, uniformity of micron and good staple length, and all carried on a strong and perfectly balanced frame.

To top it all of, this young male has the most laid back temperament, making him an absolute pleasure to work with and handle.

With females covered for the 2023 birthing season, we look forward with excitement to see what Stars Align will produce.

Fleece Stats: 17.0 mic SD : 3.5 mic CVD : 20.7 % CF: 100% CEM : 6.9 mic (1st Fleece)

Prizes Won:

  • 2021 Northern Halter Show-2nd Intermediate White (coming 2nd behind his brother)
  • 2021 Midlands Championships-2nd Intermediate White Male (coming 2nd behind his brother)
  • 2021 Midlands Championships-Reserve Champion White Male (coming reserve behind his brother)
  • 2021 Cornish Fleece Show-1st place White Huacaya 6-12 Months
  • 2021 Cornish Fleece Show-Champion White Huacaya Fleece
  • 2021 Cornish Fleece Show-Supreme Champion Huacaya
  • 2021 Cornish Fleece Show-Best British Bred Huacaya
  • 2022 BAS National Fleece Show-Champion of Champions-Reserve Champion White
  • 2022 BAS National Fleece Show-Champion of Champions-Reserve Supreme Champion (Reserve to his brother Beck Brow Glory Daze-2022 BAS National Supreme in Halter and Fleece)

POPHAM CHURCHILL

Sire: Popham Havengore
Dam: Compass Yvette
Colour: Solid Light Brown
Genetic Lineage: Peruvian/Australian

(Not Available For Outside Matings)

Popham Churchill proudly displaying his ‘Show Stash’

Sired by the 2015 BAS National Supreme Champion; Popham Havengore, Popham Churchill is an outstanding light brown herdsire, with a ‘true to type’ phenotype and fleece attributes more commonly seen in the very best white huacaya.

Churchill’s dam; Compass Yvette also needs no introduction. An influential Jolimont Warrior daughter who was imported from Australia, Yvette has produced many show winners including Churchill’s full sister; Popham Gabine the 2019 BAS National Supreme champion Huacaya (who also resides here at Amberly).

As well as considering his own attributes, Churchill’s progeny have also proven to be ‘Chips of the Old Block’ with many Champions and Reserve Champions being produced. One of our home bred males; Amberly Prohibition (now owned by Velvet Hall alpacas, Scotland) has proven to be one of Churchill’s ‘stand out’ progeny having amassed the accolades of a Supreme Championship, 3 Championships and 2 Reserve Championships.

We are very grateful to have been able to add Popham Churchill to the Amberly Stud.

Fleece Stats: 14.8 mic SD : 3.3 mic CVD : 22.5 % CF: 100% CEM : 6.9 mic (1st Fleece)

Prizes Won:

  • 2017 Devon County Show- 1st Place Junior Male Huacaya- Brown
  • 2017 Devon County Show- Reserve Champion Brown Male
  • 2017 BAS National Halter Show- 1st Place Junior Male Huacaya- Brown
  • 2017 BAS National Halter Show- Reserve Champion Brown Male
  • 2018 Swag At The Royal Bath & West-1st Place Intermediate Male Huacaya- Brown
  • 2018 Swag At The Royal Bath & West-Champion Brown Male
  • 2018 Devon County Show-1st Place Intermediate Male Huacaya- Brown
  • 2018 Devon County Show-Champion Brown Male
  • 2018 Devon County Show-Reserve Supreme Champion Huacaya
  • 2018 BAS National Halter Show-1st Place Intermediate Male Huacaya- Brown
  • 2019 Devon County Show-1st Place Adult Male Huacaya- Brown

BECK BROW TOUCHDOWN

Sire: Beck Brow Vidal
Dam: Bozedown Campari
Colour: Solid Mid Brown
Genetic Lineage: Peruvian/Australian

Beck Brow Touchdown, Champion Brown Male at the NIAG Halter Championships 2022

Fleece Stats: 16.1 mic SD : 3.7 mic CVD : 22.6 % CF: 100% CEM : 7.3 mic (1st Fleece)

Beck Brow Touchdown is a stunning young mid brown herd sire, whose fleece is exhibiting an outstanding level of fineness, coupled with excellent density, as well as uniformity across his frame and well into his extremities. What’s more, he is showing an advanced level of organisation, combining a high frequency crimp style with an ultra-soft handle and superb brightness. These fantastic traits are all presented on a strong, correct and true to type frame.

Beck Brow Touchdown hails from well renowned, reliable quality bloodlines. Sired by the acclaimed Beck Brow Vidal, Touchdown’s dam is none other than Bozedown Campari, mother of Beck Brow On The Money.

With that in mind we look forward to seeing the impact that Touchdown will have on our herd and are very grateful to add a male with this level of quality into our breeding programme.

Prizes Won:

  • 2021 Midlands Champion-West Shire-1st Place Intermediate Brown Male Huacaya
  • 2021 Midlands Champion-West Shire-Champion Brown Male Huacaya
  • 2022 NIAG Halter Championships-Ist Place Adult Brown Male Huacaya
  • 2022 NIAG Halter Championships-Champion Brown Huacaya Male
  • 2022 SSEAG All Ireland Fleece Show-Ist Place Adult Brown Male Huacaya
  • 2022 SSEAG All Ireland Fleece Show-Champion Brown Huacaya

BOZEDOWN SHOGUN

Sire: Bozedown Achilles
Dam: Bozedown Bally
Colour: Solid Light Fawn
Genetic Lineage: Peruvian

Bozedown Shogun
One of Shogun’s progeny-Amberly Tequila Slammer’s multi-championship winning fleece

Bozedown Shogun is a strong, compact male with an exceptional soft-handling fleece that is brilliantly bright, well organised and with superb density. To top it all off, his fleece is both incredibly fine and uniform in micron; traits he has maintained well into his adult life and passed on to his progeny.

Shogun is sired by the outstanding Bozedown Achilles, a very impactful male who needs no introduction. Achilles himself won many colour champoionships as well as two Supreme Champion titles.

As the old adage states: ‘The Proof is in the Progeny’ and Shogun’s offspring are exhibiting very similar traits to their sire and grandsire, with very fine, uniform fleeces, along with their sire’s strength of frame and presence.

Progeny of note include; Amberly Tequila Slammer (2 x Champion and 2 x Reserve Champion) and Dark Sky Toranaga (2 x Champion and 2 x Reserve Champion).

With Achilles genetics running through some of our female lines, we are very excited to have the opportunity to add these genetics to our Stud line-up here at Amberly.

Prizes Won:

  • 2017 BAS National Halter Show- 3rd Place Junior Male Huacaya-Light
  • 2014 Devon County Show-1st Place Junior Male Huacaya- Light
  • 2017 Devon County Show-1st Place Adult Male Huacaya- Light
  • 2017 Devon County Show-Champion Light Male
  • 2017 Devon County Show-Reserve Supreme Champion Huacaya

POPHAM KANE

Sire: EP Cambridge Joshua (Australian)
Dam: Popham Camay (daughter of EP Cambridge Navigator of ACC)
Colour: Solid White
Genetic Lineage: Australian

(Available for limited outside matings)

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Upstanding and proud…Kane commands attention with his macho stance and outstanding fleece attributes

If you are serious about giving your herd a ‘quantum leap’, then Kane is for you. He has proven genetics on both sides of his lineage and whilst born in the UK, is packed full  of pure Australian and Peruvian genetics.

His sire supreme champion EP Cambridge Joshua was himself sired by the famous Accoyo Remarque, regarded by many as one of the most influential herdsires to date.

Kane’s Dam Popham Camay is a daughter of the famous EP Cambridge Navigator of ACC, a stand out, multi-award winning son of the infamous EP Cambridge Peruvian Spartacus.

Kane’s fleece characteristics are all that one could hope for from his famous ancestors. It displays his sire’s legendary brightness, has incredible density, is uniform in colour and is organised into individual staples that are highly alligned with a high amplitude crimp. What is even more exciting, is the fact that this young male is displaying the presence of micro-bundling within the staple, a trait that is only coming through in the most advanced of modern day fleeces.

Coupled with this, Kane has excellent substance of bone, fantastic conformation and is a lovely natured male.

Fleece: 17.8 mic SD : 4.6 mic CVD : 26.0 % CF: 99.5% CEM : 9.3 mic (Aug 2016)

Prizes Won:

  • 2016 BAS National Halter Show – 1st Place Junior White Male
  • 2016 BAS National Halter Show-Champion White Male
  • 2016 Alpaca Showtime-1st Place Intermediate White Male
  • 2017 BAS National Halter Show-3rd Place Intermediate White Male
  • 2017 NIAG Annual Show-1st Place Adult White Male
  • 2017 NIAG Annual Judged Show-Supreme Champion Huacaya
  • 2018 All Ireland Fleece Show-1st Place Adult White
  • 2019 NIAG Annual Show-Champion White Huacaya
  • 2019 NIAG Annual Show-Reserve Supreme Champion Huacaya

Kane’s progeny are now on the ground and performing brilliantly! His daughter won Champion white Female Huacaya at the AAI National Show 2019 and Champion White and Reserve Supreme Champion at the All Ireland Fleece Show 2019.

Here are just a few photographs of Kane’s offspring…you know what they say…’The Proof is in the Progeny’

‘Amberly Outlander’, sired by Kane

One of Kane’s Progeny

To illustrate the success of Kane’s progeny; Glaslough Hallelujah won Champion white Female at the AAI National Show 2018 and Ashford Daz won Supreme champion Huacaya at the SSEAG All Ireland Fleece Show in 2021. Amberly Outlander of Moonhall Alpacas won Champion adult male and Reserve Supreme Male Huacaya at the AAI National Show 2022 and Amberly Sweepstake won 1st place Intermediate Light Male and Reserve Champion Light Male at the NIAG Halter Championships in 2022.

BECK BROW HEY NOW
Sire: Beck Brow Explorer
Dam: EP Cambridge Summer Solstice (daughter of Windsong Valley Firedragon)
Colour: Solid White
Genetic Lineage:  Australian and Peruvian

(Available for limited outside matings)

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Dense, fine, bright, uniform and extremely well organised, all with an enviable staple length!

HEY NOW!…LOOK AT ME! An upstanding herdsire with a  lineage  packed  full  of outstanding genetics!

His sire is multi-supreme champion Beck Brow Explorer, who was himself sired by the famous Cambridge Navigator of ACC, a stand-out, multi-award winning son of the infamous EP Cambridge Peruvian Spartacus and Cambridge Camilla, a daughter of the globally renowned Accoyo Remarque.

The prestige isn’t however, confined to his sire’s side with Hey Now’s dam; Cambridge Summer Solstice being a daughter of the legendary Windsong Valley Firedragon, a combination that offers a truly unique powerhouse of genetics on the island of Ireland.

Hey Now’s fleece characteristics are all that one could hope for from his famous ancestors. It displays his sire’s legendary brightness, is fine, has incredible density, is uniform in colour and micron and exhibits exceptional length of staple.

He has a well-defined high frequency crimp style, which is carried down the length of his staples and is consistent throughout his blanket, extending right into the extremities. 

Hey Now’s heavy cutting fleece is carried on a correctly conformed, macho frame which exhibits good capacity and enviable substance of bone.

To top it all off, Hey Now is an absolute gentleman. He is genuinely one of the most placid and kind natured alpacas that we’ve ever had the privilege to own.

Hey Now’s progeny have now hit the ground and we are absolutely delighted with the results!

Fleece Stats: MFD: 16.9, SD: 4.0 CV: 23.5% CF: 100% (AAFT 2017)

Prizes Won:

  • 2017/03 BAS National Halter Show-Junior White Huacaya Male-1st
  • 2017/03 BAS National Halter Show-Champion White Huacaya Male-R
  • 2017/04 NWAG Alpaca Championship- Junior White Huacaya Male-1st
  • 2017/04 NWAG Alpaca Championship- Champion White Huacaya Male-C
  • 2017/04 NWAG Alpaca Championship- Overall Champion White Huacaya-C
  • 2017/04 NWAG Alpaca Championship- Supreme Champion Huacaya-C
  • 2017/04 Scottish alpaca Championship- Junior White Huacaya Male-3rd
  • 2018/03 BAS National Halter Show-Intermediate White Huacaya Male-4th
  • 2018/04 NWAG Alpaca Championship- Intermediate White Huacaya Male-1st
  • 2018/04 NWAG Alpaca Championship- Champion White Huacaya Male-C
  • 2018/08 All Ireland Fleece Show- 1st Place Intermediate White
  • 2018/08 All Ireland Fleece Show-Champion White-R

Here are a few photographs of Hey Now’s Progeny…again, the quality is outstanding!

‘Amberly Burlesque’, sired by Hey Now

Hey Now’s Progeny

To illustrate the success of Hey Now’s progeny; Ashford Esther won Champion White Female and Supreme Champion Female at the AAI National Show 2022 and Amberly Subzero won Reserve Champion White Female at the NIAG Halter Championships in 2022.

BECK BROW BEES KNEES
Sire: Timbertop CT Goldmine ET of Beck Brow
Dam: Beck Brow Cat’s Pyjamas
Colour: Mid Fawn
Genetic Lineage:  Australian and Peruvian

(Available for limited outside matings)

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Dense, fine, bright, highly aligned and uniform…what more could we ask for?

Well, this boy’s name says it all, exceptional good looks and a lineage packed full of outstanding genetics! Bees Knees is an up standing  male with superb conformation. His fleece is superfine, bright and dense with fantastic uniformity of both colour and micron.
He has a well-defined high frequency crimp style, which is carried down the length of his staples and is consistent throughout his blanket, extending right into the extremities.
Bees Knee’s offers a great opportunity to ‘fast track’ your coloured breeding programme and to secure some highly sought after, prizewinning genetics.

Fleece stats: MFD: 17.9 SD: 3.6 CV: 19.8 CF: 99.9% (AAFT May 2017)

  • Prizes Won:
  • 2017/03 BAS National Halter Show-Junior Fawn Huacaya Male-3rd
  • 2017/04 NWAG Alpaca Championship- Junior Fawn Huacaya Male-2nd
  • 2017/04 NWAG Alpaca Championship- Champion Fawn Huacaya Male-R
  • 2017/04 Scottish Alpaca Championship- Junior Fawn Huacaya Male-2nd
  • 2018/03 BAS National Halter Show-Intermediate Fawn Huacaya Male-2nd
  • 2018/04 NWAG Alpaca Championship- Intermediate Fawn Huacaya Male-1st
  • 2018/04 NWAG Alpaca Championship- Champion Fawn Huacaya Male-C
  • 2018/04 NWAG Alpaca Championship- Overall Champion Fawn Huacaya-C
  • 2018/08 All Ireland Fleece Show- 1st Place Intermediate Fawn
  • 2018/08 All Ireland Fleece Show-Champion Fawn-C
  • 2019/08 All Ireland Fleece Show- 1st Place Adult Fawn
  • 2019/08 All Ireland Fleece Show-Champion Fawn-C

As they always say…’the proof is in the progeny’ and Bees Knee’s offspring are simply out of this world!

Bees Knee’s progeny
Bees Knee’s progeny

To illustrate the success of Bee’s progeny; Amberly Raise a Glass won Champion Light Female and Amberly Ornate won Reserve Champion Light Female at the NIAG Halter Championships in 2022.

AMBERLY LOGICIAN

Sire: Snowmass Velvet Voyager (Solid Fawn)
Dam: Popham Gabine (Solid Beige)
Colour: Solid Beige
Genetic Lineage: Snowmass (USA), Australian and Peruvian

(Available for limited outside matings)

Amberly Logician’s Fleece…Reserve Champion Light (after Champion Amberly Tequila Slammer) at the SSEAG All Ireland Fleece Show 2022.

Amberly Logician awarded 1st place Adult Light Male and Champion Light Male at the NIAG Halter championships in 2022.

A proud and upstanding, young herdsire, this young boy is packed with potential and certainly lives up to the nobility of his ancestry. His fleece is incredibly fine, uniform in micron, bright and very well organised into small, dense staples of highly aligned fibre. These are exhibited right across the body and into his extremities.

With his sire being USA import; Snowmass Velvet Voyager and his mother being the BAS National Supreme Champion 2019, Logician is certainly an exciting prospect. What’s even more, with the depth of colour in his genetic pedigree, Logician is also a rousing prospect for the coloured breeder. You can tell that we are just a bit excited by this boy.

Fleece Stats: 15.8 mic SD : 3.6 mic CVD : 22.4 % CF: 100% CEM : 7.3 mic (2nd Fleece)

Prizes Won:

  • 2022 SSEAG Fleece Show-Reserve Champion Light Huacaya
  • 2022 NIAG Halter Championships-1st place Adult Light Male
  • 2022 NIAG Halter Championships-Champion Light Male Huacaya

AMBERLY MANY CLOUDS

Sire: Velvet Hall Storm Surge
Dam: Amberly Portrait of Perdita
Colour: Silver Grey
Genetic Lineage: Snowmass/USA, Australian

(Available for limited outside matings)

Amberly Many Clouds was awarded 1st place adult Grey Male and Champion Grey Male at the NIAG Halter Championships in Nov 2022.
Many Cloud’s first fleece depicting his enviable brightness and staple length.

Amberly Many Clouds is a championship winning son of the legendary Velvet Hall Storm Surge; a 10 x Colour Champion and Amberly Portrait of Perdita, an impactful daughter of Inca Grey Gunfire.

Amberly Many Clouds represents a unique blend of some of the best gray genetics that exists in the world today. His fleece is dense, soft handling, well organised and boasts both an excellent level of brightness and exceptional staple length. This he carries on a very proud, well proportioned and macho frame.

Amberly Many Clouds was one of those cria who stood out from birth and he continues to command attention as he strutts around the paddock. He represents a rare opportunity for grey breeders to access some ‘World-Class’ grey genetics.

Prizes Won:

  • 2021 Easter region Fleece Show-3rd Place Junior Grey Huacaya
  • 2022 NIAG Halter Championships-1st place Adult Grey Male
  • 2022 NIAG Halter Championships-Champion Grey Male Huacaya

Fleece Stats: 18.8 mic SD : 4.4 mic CVD : 23.8 % CF: 98.2% CEM : 8.8 mic (2nd Fleece)

AMBERLY PROHIBITION-Now sold to Velvet Hall Alpacas, Scotland

Sire: Popham Churchill
Dam: Popham Tequila
Colour: Dark Fawn
Genetic Lineage: Peruvian, Australian

Since the moment he hit the ground, Prohibition has commanded attention. Proud and upstanding, he carries his superfine, bright and dense fleece, on a very true to type, well conformed frame. A ‘must have’ for any of our stud males.

In addition to this, Prohibition’s fleece is incredibly soft handling and is very uniform in both colour and micron. It exhibits a high frequency crimp style and is organised into small micro staples, which are carried right across the body and into his extremities.

Amberly Prohibition’s fleece

Sired by the multi-champion Popham Churchill and out of champion winning female; Popham Tequila, Prohibition’s lineage is packed with outstanding genetics including; Jolimont Warrior, Cambridge Navigator, Shanbrooke Accoyo Tulaco and a double dose of Accoyo Remarque.

With this in mind, its hardly surprising that the sum of his attributes earned Prohibition the title of ‘Supreme Champion Huacaya’, with an overall score of 88 points, at the 2020 BAS Northern Fleece Show.

Amberly Prohibition’s Supreme Champion fleece score

This will be Prohibitions first season to work and he offers a great opportunity for those wanting to add quality coloured genetics (outside matings will be limited).

Fleece Stats: 15.4 mic SD : 3.4 mic CVD : 22.3 % CF: 100% Curve : 48.5 mic (1st Fleece)

  • Prizes Won:
  • 2020-BAS Northern Fleece Show-Fawn Huacaya Fleece 6-12 months-1st
  • 2020-BAS Northern Fleece Show-Champion Fawn Huacaya-C
  • 2020-BAS Northern Fleece Show-Supreme Champion Huacaya Fleece-C
  • 2021-Westmoreland County Show-Champion Fawn Huacaya-C
  • 2022-BAS Northern Fleece Show-Fawn Adult Huacaya Fleece-1st
  • 2022-BAS Northern Fleece Show-Reserve Champion Fawn Huacaya
  • 2022-Yorkshire Alpaca Halter Show-Fawn Adult Huacaya Fleece-1st
  • 2022-Yorkshire Alpaca Halter Show-Reserve Champion Fawn Huacaya

AMBERLY HIGH PALLADIUMFOR SALE

Sire: Snowmass Casanova’s Avalon
Dam: Amberly Portrait of Perdita
Colour: Mid Silver Grey
Genetic Lineage: Peruvian, Snowmass (USA), Australian

(Available for limited outside matings)

Sired by Snowmass Casanova’s Avalon, a son of the infamous grey legend; ‘Snowmass Casanova’, High Palladium certainly lives up to his royal lineage. Added to this, his dam is one of our best grey females and a grand-daughter of Snowmass Nova’s Knight. This makes High Palladium an attractive genetic package and one that is quite unique in the UK and Ireland.

Conformationally, this male is very correct. He has a strong balanced frame, exhibiting good capacity and strength as well as enviable substance of bone. His fleece is dense, fine, soft handling and very well organised and we are particularly impressed by the staple length expressed.

High Palladium’s Fleece
High Palladium’s Fleece

With such a depth of high calibre bloodlines in his pedigree and a phenotype to match, High Palladium is an exciting prospect for those wanting to advance their grey breeding program.

Prizes Won:
2021-BAS Eastern Region Fleece Show-Grey Huacaya Fleece 48-24 months-1st

2021-BAS Eastern Region Fleece Show-Grey Huacaya Champion-C

POPHAM APPALOOSA KALEIDOSCOPE

Sire: Ambersun Camouflage
Dam: Popham Marie Rose
Colour: Leopard Appaloosa
Genetic Lineage: Peruvian, Australian

Popham Appaloosa Kaleidoscope showing off his leopard markings.
Popham Appaloosa Kaleidoscope’s Fleece

With a truly world class pedigree, we are delighted to have been able to add Popham Appaloosa Kaleidoscope to the Amberly herd. Retained as a replacement for his infamous father; Ambersun Camouflage (now deceased), Kaleidoscope represents the very best of genetic layering culminating in a male that is conformationally very sound, with excellent substance of bone, balance and correctness in all aspects of his attractive frame.

Similarly, Kaleidoscope’s fleece attributes are everything that one might expect from a Jolimont Warrior grandson. The fleece on this male is very advanced. It combines excellent fineness, density and uniformity with fantastic organisation, highly aligned staples, great length and brightness throughout.

His eyecatching leopard markings and his majestic presence, make Kaleidoscope a real sight to behold.

POPHAM APPALOOSA BUSBY-POTENTIALLY FOR SALE

Sire: Ambersun Camouflage
Dam: Popham Faith
Colour: Leopard Appaloosa
Genetic Lineage: Peruvian, Australian

(Not available for outside matings)

Sired by ‘Ambersun Camouflage’, a son of the legendary Jolimont Warrior, Busby is the first working leopard appaloosa herdsire in Ireland and brings with him a myriad of exciting new colour genetics.

Spots Galore in Busby’s fleece

Conformationally, Busby is very correct in all aspects of his frame and movement. His substance of bone is exemplary and when combined with his deep body and wide chest he presents very well when standing and in motion. His growth rate has been fast, he has matured early and commenced work at 2 years old.

Popham Appaloosa Busby of Amberly

In terms of his fleece traits, this male does not disappoint. He has a fine, soft handling fleece, that is both dense and long in its staple. In addition to this, he is also exhibiting a high degree of brightness and organisation, that further translates through to give that sumptuous feel.

Suri Herd Sires

We are very proud to have had the first Suri studs in the whole of Ireland and as we have released some of our stunning boys, to further advance our breeding programme, we will be adding some exciting new suri genetics to our herd this season! Watch this space…

POPHAM SURI POLARIS-POTENTIALLY FOR SALE

Sire: Popham Suri Canon
Dam: Popham Suri Twiggy
Colour: Solid Light Fawn
Genetic Lineage: Peruvian, Accoyo and USA

(Available for limited outside matings)

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Pearlescent lustre right across the blanket and into the extremities

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Excellent organisation into the extremities

Popham Suri Polaris is an outstanding light fawn male and exciting prospect for Suri breeders in Ireland.  He exhibits fantastic lustre,  combined with uniformity of both colour and micron, a silky cool handle and an even coverage of fine dense locks right across his body.

Prizes Won:

  • 2018/03 BAS National Halter Show-Junior Light Suri Male-2nd
  • 2018/05 Devon County Show-Junior Light Suri Male-2nd
  • 2018/05 Devon County Show-Champion Light Suri Male-R
  • 2018/06 SWAG at the Royal Bath and West-Junior Light Suri Male-1st
  • 2018/06 SWAG at the Royal Bath and West-Champion Light Suri Male
  • 2019 NIAG Annual Show-Intermediate Light Suri-1st
  • 2019 NIAG Annual Show-Supreme Champion Suri
  • 2019 All Ireland Fleece Show-Intermediate Light Suri-1st
  • 2020 SWAG Fleece Show-Adult Light Suri-1st
  • 2020 SWAG Fleece Show-Adult Light Suri-Champion
  • 2020 Yorkshire Fleece Show-Adult Light Suri-1st

Polaris’ progeny have also been performing particularly well with Ashford Eclipse winning Champion Brown Suri at the SSEAG All Ireland Fleece show in 2022.

FARAWAY PURPLE REIGN of AMBERLY
Sire: Wellow Va Va Voom
Dam: Faraway Lydia
Colour: Mid Rose Grey
Genetic Lineage: Peruvian Macgyver, Peruvian Accoyo, and Bozedown

(Not available for outside matings)

Purple Reign is a stunning, true to type rose grey suri with a fine, lustrous, soft handling fleece. He exhibits an almost lilac hue and so, he is very aptly named. Sired by Wellow Va Va Voom, a son of Macgyver’s Silver Rider, and with a depth of Peruvian and Australian genetics on his mother’s side, this outstanding macho is an exciting prospect for a grey suri breeding program. Purple Reign is currently unavailable for outside matings.

Prizes Won:

  • 2019-HOE Spring Alpaca Fiesta-Suri Junior Male – Grey Male 2nd
  • 2020-SWAG Fleece Show-Grey Suri Adult-1st
  • 2020-SWAG Fleece Show-Grey Suri Adult-Champion
  • 2020-Yorkshire Fleece Show-Grey Suri Adult-1st
  • 2021-BAS Champion of Champions National Fleece Show-Champion Grey Suri-C