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Th­ese have a high en­ergy con­tent com­pared to hay.”

Ear­lier stud­ies show that ge­net­ics, com­bined with high­en­ergy di­ets, can make young horses sus­cep­ti­ble to OCD. “Our pre­vi­ous and par­al­lel stud­ies iden­ti­fied an over­ex­pres­sion of sev­eral genes in the OCD-af­fected pop­u­la­tion,” says Men­doza. “Some of th­ese genes are re­lated to bone for­ma­tion but also to en­ergy me­tab­o­lism. High-en­ergy

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