Alpaca Shearing Clinic

May 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Long Neck Lair
7530 Lee Hwy
Rural Retreat, VA 24368
Alpaca Shearing Clinic @ Long Neck Lair | Rural Retreat | Virginia | United States

Offered only one time per year, this clinic is an in-depth, hands-on class to teach the art and skills of shearing.

This class will be taught by David Willis, a professional shearer, specializing in alpacas with over a decade of experience. He sheared his first alpaca at the age of 11 on his family farm, Peaceful Heart Alpacas, and started shearing professionally for other farms at the age of 14. He is also a Certified
Farrier, having graduated from Pacific Coast Horseshoeing Academy, and he is knowledgeable in equine and camelid anatomy. David works at Healing Springs Animal Hospital in Galax for one of the leading camelid vets in Virginia.

This class is offered at $195 and includes hands-on instruction and lunch at Long Neck Lair Alpaca Farm.

If you are interested in purchasing a ticket please contact Long Neck Lair at 276 698 2079 or through Facebook or email at

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