The eye is a very delicate organ, and horses specifically have eyes which are in a very precarious position. In order to allow for a nearly 360 degree view around them, horse eyes are placed well on the outsides of their heads. This anatomic location combined with a horse's normal "flight" response makes eye injuries quite common. One of the most common things we see are corneal ulcers.
Drs. Ashley and Matt Kornatowski share their experiences and insights into veterinary medicine. We hope you find this blog both informative and entertaining.