How to Prevent Sunburn on a Horse’s Nose and Lips

Dr. Nicole Scherrer offers recommendations to protect a horse’s sensitive muzzle from UV light.
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How to Prevent Sunburn on a Horse
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Dr. Nicole Scherrer offers recommendations to protect a horse’s sensitive muzzle from UV light.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask The Horse Live audio event, “Protecting Horses from Sunburn and Photosensitivity.” Listen to the full recording here.

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Nicole Scherrer, DVM, is a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at the New Bolton Center. She graduated from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in her home state of Indiana in 2011. She then completed year-long internships at both Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, in Lexington, Kentucky, and New Bolton Center, where she also completed her residency in ophthalmology.

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