However, I had such a fun time participating and Maggie - well, if there was a first-place ribbon for best behaved alpaca, she would have won it. I was very surprised at how well she held herself.
Here we are on deck, waiting to go into the ring:
And here we are in the lineup (we're at the far right):
Here is a photo of the judge examining Maggie with the two ring stewards (in red):
And here we are enjoying the moment:
In my wildest dreams I never, ever, ever thought that at the age of (XX) I'd be standing in an agricultural arena showing my own alpaca - it goes to show that it's never too late to discover a new passion.