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Common Accidents that can result in blindness in horses



HERE ARE SOME COMMON ACCIDENTS THAT CAN RESULT IN BLINDNESS IN YOUR HORSE.

* Your horse reared up and fell over backward. 

Common scenario: He was roped, tied or being halter broke and fell over while fighting restraint.  Or a medication was accidently given into the cartoid artery (instead of jugular vein), and he reacted by flipping over.

* Your horse reared up and struck his head on a ceiling beam, stall doorway or the ceiling of the horse trailer.

Common scenario: He was fine when loaded into the trailer, but became vision impaired within three days after the accident.

If any of these types of accidents occur, it is best that you contact your veterinarian immediately for further assistance.

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