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Ask the Expert: How to Deal With Cataracts in Horses

Dr. Sauter examines a horse during a pre-purchase exam. ©NWHS Photo

Q: Can a cataract be successfully healed in a horse? If so, does their eyesight return to normal? Thank you. Dan A: Hello Dan, Yes. Cataracts in horses are classified by age of onset, cause, location and severity.  Many cases of cataracts in horses only partially obstruct vision making the …

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Question: Horse Keeps Putting His Head on My Back or Shoulder. Is this Proper Behavior?

Q: Hi Al, Good morning, I have a question that I’m hoping you can answer for me. I have recently started riding a friends horse (after not riding for almost 10 years). It is a 6yr old gelding (Section D Welsh Cob). I rode him for the second time yesterday, …

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