Sore eyes are true emergencies and it is important that your vet assesses and treats your horse's eye condition quickly.

If your horse has a sore eye, it is very likely it has corneal damage and you should contact your vet immediately. If you leave your horse's eye untreated, it can lead to severe pain and even blindness for your horse.

(This information was adapted from an article by Dr Brianna Clark BVSc (Hons), MANZCVS and UQ lecturer and Equine veterinary specialist Dr Allison Stewart BVSc (Hons), MS, DACVIM-LAIM, DACVECC, PhD, MANZCVS. Read the article (PDF, 570 KB))