Here is an excerpt from my Alpaca Blog that describes alpaca detailing the:
Of course, the key to winning in the alpaca showring is to practice, practice ... but also to love your alpaca and love working with your alpaca. This is why children very often do much better than adults in the alpaca showring. They have more fun.
Many alpaca shows have more children showing than adults. Kids like it more and they also make for cuter " photo ops" in my opinion.