Blind Horses

Equine Mine Archive on January 24, 2008, 9:35

I like people that do great things for animals. In 2000, a couple started a santuary in Montana called the Rolling Dog Ranch. They wanted to have a place for disabled dogs and cats, but their first resident was a blind horse named "Lena." Today they have 25 blind horses and they work hard to educate people on ERU, eye trauma, glaucoma, and other ocular defects. They turn the horses out in pairs to minimize risk of injury from herd dynamics. The horses can't read body ques like ears pinned back, but they know where their water and feed spots are. I just think it is so cool that Steve and Alayne