Granted, it is not a perfect diet in and of itself, yet
more and more horse owners are looking to the humble to
provide their animals with the nutrition they need. Some,
however, are still rather hesitant.
Citing such facts as the condition brought on by
mold-infested corn – aptly named “moldy corn poisoning” –
this circumstance has been known to cause “Equine
Leukoecephalomalacia,” commonly referred to as ELEM. It is a
fatal illness that leads to an aberration in the consistency
of the brain-matter brought on by the chemicals contained
within the mold.