c5c6fea75a About Home Follow us: We deliver. The Horse: Blood Horse Publications. In other words, horses naturally see the blue and green colors of the spectrum and the color variations based upon them, but cannot distinguish red. This is why a horse sometimes will raise and lower its head while staring at an object. ^ Soemmerring DW. Contact Us . In order to maintain its own inner comfort zone, a horse must see an object with both eyes or, at least, have processed the same image with each eye separately.
As the disease progresses, the episodes of active uveitis appear to become more frequent." Unfortunately, the disease is not rare. "The cream dilution gene, responsible for the palomino and buckskin coat colors, maps to horse chromosome 21". Eyes set on the side of their heads, rather than on the front like ours enable the horse to have almost 360 degree vision. Dr. Courtesy of Lynne Sandmeyer, DVM After removal of her left eye, this mare is faithfully negotiating an eventing course. Tears are the source of this needed moisture. 1 Understanding How Your Horse Sees 2 Blind Horses 3 The Horse - Understanding the Horse 4 Bringing Your Horse Home - The First Days 5 Horses That Spook or Shy . The eyelids are made up of three layers of tissue: a thin layer of skin, which is covered in hair, a layer of muscles which allow the lid to open and close, and the palpebral conjunctiva, which lies against the eyeball. Movement stimulates its attention and interest. The tapetum lucidum reflects light back onto the retina, allowing for greater absorption in dark conditions.