Originally Posted by down2earth1928
as of now he is easy to ride and doesnt spook at anything.you can walk up to him from any side,even behind him,and touch him and he doesnt flench.He is over 16 hands and 1300 plus pounds so I hope he stays this calm.
Sounds like my girl T's temperament/demeanor. If it's any help to you, my vets told me that a gradual loss of sight is easier for the horse to adjust to. My girls sight in her right eye was abrupt. But she adjusted fine. Matter of fact, you wouldn't know she had no sight in the right eye, and little in the left. Very steady girl. She will be 22 this spring, and according to the vets, should be around 10 - 15 years as she is in excellent health, except for the sight.
I am noticing that the sight in the left appears to be less. She is very unsure when entering her stall, and has almost hit her nose into the wall. But, she moves slower navigating openings, and when going through gates. So far she is still using her head and not panicking.