Mycotoxins and Metabolic Stress in Equine Athletes

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Thanks to climate change and increasing amounts of grain blends, the prevalence of feed-borne mycotoxins (dangerous toxins exuded from molds) is on the rise, according to Trevor Smith, PhD, of the University of Guelph, Canada. Smith, a professor with a research interest in feed and food toxicology, discussed the effects of one of the most common families of mycotoxins--Fusarium--on

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