Amanda VandenBosch

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Senior Judge and Judge Trainer for all Certifications


Huacaya Halter, Suri Halter, Fleece, Performance

Amanda VandenBosch has been raising alpacas, both huacaya and suris for 32 + years along with her family at Flying Dutchman Alpacas, LLC in Bend, Oregon, USA. Amanda travels worldwide as an International Alpaca Judge, judging and teaching on all aspects of alpacas, fiber, and end products. She has been active with many organizations and is co-author of "Art & Science of Alpaca Judging" and "Innovative Fleece Assessment Judging System" along with many research projects related to the selection, health, and well-being of the alpaca. Proud co-hosts of 16th Annual Education with a Destination Event and Stanford Livestock International, Ltd export services complimented with alpaca retail store Alpaca by Design. Amanda is passionately involved with the non-profit organization Quechua Benefit in Peru.

Amanda is an alpaca enthusiast in all aspects from selective breeding decisions and raising of high-quality alpacas to a passionate educator known for her interactive clinics and sharing of knowledge with fellow alpaca enthusiasts worldwide.

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