Blind Spot

Horses July 15, 2008 Print Friendly and PDF
Horse vision

A blind spot is an area where the horse cannot see. A horse's blind spots are directly in front (closer than 4 feet) and directly behind its body. It's important to touch and talk to your horse when walking around these areas so that the horse knows where you are.

For more information, see Horse Vision.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.