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by monique vek
Sat Aug 15, 2009 10:05 am
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: Hay Prices - Panic or Play it Cool?
Replies: 10
Views: 2021

Re: Hay Prices - Panic or Play it Cool?

WE in B.C...have not noticed a change....but maybe this will make you feel better....lol....I pay $6.00 per 75lb bale of a alfalfa mix....now I am lucky and all my neighbors hay,so I have it delivred right to the house in a bale wagon at no extra charge...but $6.00 per bale is commen around here,for...
by monique vek
Fri Jan 23, 2009 11:15 am
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: travelling partners...
Replies: 3
Views: 1321

Re: travelling partners...

I always pay 50% of the fuel and I give extra cash for wear and tear.The amount depends on how long of a trip it is.I am always happy to pay more if I am not using my unit.The owner of unit is always the one who has the most costs(maintenence)and clean up afterwards,those trailers can get messy with...
by monique vek
Sat Dec 13, 2008 8:51 pm
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: A tribute to the ones we've lost - HELP!
Replies: 8
Views: 2757

Re: A tribute to the ones we've lost - HELP!

The time has come To say goodbye To that special four-legged friend Watch as he gallops into the sky His mane and tail swish as he climbs the clouds His agile hooves skip lightly and ever so slightly, a smile flickers on his velvet lips. As high as the flying bird He rejoins the herd and turns round...
by monique vek
Tue Nov 04, 2008 8:37 am
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: CFR Coverage
Replies: 28
Views: 6237

Re: CFR Coverage

It looks like if you go to www.canadianfinalsrodeo.com
that they are going to do some live feeds?????certainly nightly highlights
by monique vek
Sat Jul 05, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: Calgary Stampede, On TV?
Replies: 11
Views: 2775

Re: Calgary Stampede, On TV?

Sorry AG,I am not seeing one on their site.
by monique vek
Sat Jul 05, 2008 9:30 am
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: Calgary Stampede, On TV?
Replies: 11
Views: 2775

Re: Calgary Stampede, On TV?

I watched a live feed from my p.c....just go to cbc website....
by monique vek
Thu May 15, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: Trailer Shopping...
Replies: 17
Views: 3641

Re: Trailer Shopping...

I have not purchased a trailer in a looooong time,and am not sure what current prices are on sundowners,but that is what I'd buy,hands down....It cost me more to begin with ...but has been worth it.Mine is a 1992,bp,stock/combo....it has just started to rust this year,granted I take care of it,but I...
by monique vek
Thu Apr 10, 2008 11:37 am
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: Apple Cider Vinegar
Replies: 9
Views: 2544

a.c.v

I have both types in my tackroom right now.I was wanting to see if there was a difference too.I have not ....as of yet...seen a difference between the two.The natural kind is not as tasty to the horses so I have to add a bit of water to it....very strong tasting compared to store bought.But I have j...
by monique vek
Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:23 am
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: dogs and horses
Replies: 50
Views: 11225

dogs

Everyone has opinions on what to do in this type of situation,some extreme,some not.....each their own I guess :-? ......At the end of the day,your the one that has to live with yourself and your decision.What I personally would do,may not be what you'd do.I guess I come back to what I always tell m...
by monique vek
Sat Oct 20, 2007 9:50 am
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: stall rest
Replies: 6
Views: 1861

stall rest

good idea on adding smoothrun,did that this morning.Music is a great idea too.The real bugger is that the barn is my neighbors(I dont have one)it is a huge 20 stall barn,that has not seen a horse in it in 15 years,I have her stall back up to par,but it is quiet down there,nothing else around but her...
by monique vek
Thu Oct 18, 2007 6:11 pm
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: stall rest
Replies: 6
Views: 1861

goat

oh, I just could not do that to a goat,she'd pester it non stop?she doesn't play nice,any other ideas????.....
by monique vek
Thu Oct 18, 2007 11:51 am
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: stall rest
Replies: 6
Views: 1861

stall rest

I have a horse that requires three weeks of stall rest.She has never been stalled before and seems to be taking it well.I was needing some ideas to keep her busy.I have come with hanging milk jugs,horse ball,freezing carrots,apples,water together.I would like to change it up lots,so the more Ideas t...
by monique vek
Tue Oct 09, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: Skinny Horse
Replies: 13
Views: 2953

skinny

I've used rice bran in the past,mixed in with your grain,worked great.....loads of weight gain.It is a bit pricey.I have also heard cool calories works well,I have never tried it.The biggest thing is to check teeth and maybe even ulsers????A tiny bit of molasses always convinced mine to eat the grai...
by monique vek
Tue May 01, 2007 8:49 pm
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: Horse Slaughter
Replies: 12
Views: 2818

slaughter

I think when it comes down to slaughter,with any animal....it becomes an individual choice.I personally dont know enough about the slaughter market to really give an educated opinion.I can only speak about myself and my animals.I do concidar my horses as equals to my dogs and cats.I treat them all w...
by monique vek
Wed Mar 28, 2007 9:10 pm
Forum: The Round Pen ~ Discussion
Topic: Sight unseen
Replies: 13
Views: 3332

unseen

I have bought my last three horses sight unseen,Each and everyone of them worked in my favor.I still have two of them.I did not pay a fortune for them and what I did pay,I was prepared to loose it they did not turn out to be what I expected.I agree that the more questions you ask,the better,(keep co...

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