Pagan, J.D., S.G. Jackson and S.E. Duren. 1998. The effect of chromium supplementation on metabolic response to exercise in thoroughbred horses. In: J.D. Pagan (Ed.) Advances in Equine Nutrition. pp. 263-270. Nottingham University Press. Nottingham, United Kingdom.
Chromium is essential nutrient in humans and at this time its only known role is that is a component of the glucose tolerant factor (GTF) which potentiates the action of insulin. This paper discusses the study performed to determine the affect of Chromium supplementation on metabolic response in exercised trained Thoroughbreds.