Eye Care

eye-careSigns which indicate your horse needs its eyes checked include tearing, squinting, redness, swelling of the conjunctiva, and cloudiness.

It’s extremely important to have an equine’s eyes examined first by a veterinarian before administering any self-medicated eye treatments.


If your horse has a corneal ulcer, using the wrong medication can cause the ulcer to spread or to cause permanent eye damage.

Dr. Geertsema can also provide a referral to a dedicated ophthalmologist for serious equine eye problems.