The Greenwood Veterinary Clinic

Dr. Matthew Singer, VMD 806 West Center St. Greenwood, Ar 72936 (479) 996-4127

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Horses have five highly developed senses: taste, touch, hearing, smell, and sight. They also have an enigmatic sixth sense, heightened perception, which is very rare in humans. And a horse’s eyes are larger than most animals’ eyes
The eyes of a horse are larger than most other animals’, and they can move independently, giving the horse a shallow panoramic vision. Because its lenses are inflexible, a horse will focus on an image by moving its head to direct light rays to the central part of the retina. Horses can also see in color.

 

 

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