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Many horse owner's include lucerne either in the form of hay or chaff in their horse's everyday diets.   The reason they feed it is usually because the horse likes it and it is what they have been taught is a good feedstuff for horses.  It provides good roughage and bulk for their horse's and also smells nice and sweet.  That is because it is sweet!  It is loaded with sugars and great to help provide your horse with extra warmth and energy.  Lucerne is also high in protein and calcium.  It is useful to feed it at a competition where your horse is using a lot of energy and needs the extra usable fuel.  Examples of this would be at endurance rides, polocrosse or any other high energy burning horse sport.  It is also useful to help growing youngsters that need to put extra fuel into correct growth.  Does this make lucerne a suitable every day feed? ...continue reading

The Oxford Dictionary provides the meaning of massage to be:

The rubbing and kneading of muscles and joints of the body with the hands, especially to relieve tension or pain:

The Oxford Dictionary also provides the meaning of remedial to be:

Giving or intended as a remedy or cure:

So interpreted: An Equine Remedial Massage Therapist - otherwise known as an Equine Myofunctional Therapist (translated from Latin to English as Horse Muscle Function Therapist) is ...continue reading