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Metro's vet rushed to his side this week to diagnose another bout of equine uveitis,  the leading cause of blindness in horses.

Famous painting horse battles 2nd eye malady

Metro Meteor, the famous painting horse who earns his keep by creating artwork with a brush and paint, has been stricken once again with an eye condition known to be the leading cause of blindness in equines. Six months after battling back from sudden onset blindness caused by equine uveitis, Metro began showing signs last week that the worrisome condition had returned, says owner and pet portrait artist Ron Krajewski. This time, however, the “squinty eye” symptom Metro had this week, a sent up immediate alarm bells. And the veterinarian rushed in to diagnose and treat the condition, says Krajewski. […]