Uveitis (moon blindness)

eye problems in old horses

Study: Most Senior Horses Have Eye Problems

To boot, researchers found that it’s not always easy for owners to spot ocular issues: Owners reported that fewer than 4% of the study horses had some sort of ocular disease, but researchers determined that nearly 90% of them did.

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Equine Recurrent Uveitis

Equine Recurrent Uveitis: The Latest

Equine recurrent uveitis (ERU) is an incurable and painful eye condition that can result in vision loss and reduce affected horses’ function and value. Here’s a look at the latest research and findings on this frustrating condition.

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Equine Recurrent Uveitis

Eye specialist Dr. David Wilkie covers ERU (aka moon blindness) clinical signs, causes, exams, treatment, and more.

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Protect Your Horse From Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is a serious bacterial disease that causes both recurrent uveitis (“moon blindness”)—especially in Appaloosas, draft horses, and Warmbloods—and abortion in horses. But now there’s a vaccine to prevent it. Is your horse is at risk?

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