DUCT WORK

EQUUS - - Handson -

A painful, squinty, swollen eye is an ob­vi­ous cause for con­cern, as is an eye with thick or dis­col­ored dis­charge. What do you make of a horse whose eye is sim­ply wa­tery, though?

Ab­sent any other signs of trou­ble, a horse who con­sis­tently has tears run­ning down his face may have a blocked tear duct. Tech­ni­cally called na­so­lacrimal ducts, th­ese tiny pas­sages drain ex­cess tears from the eyes through

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