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Dr. Kimberly Brokaw, DVM, exams Metro's eye. The famous painting OTTB has been diagnosed with equine uveitis.

Metro, the famous painting horse, goes blind

Metro Meteor, the famous painting ex-racehorse, was stricken over the weekend by sudden blindness in both eyes. The 13-year-old bay Thoroughbred, who became a media sensation after owner and portrait artist Ron Krajewski taught him to grip a paintbrush in his teeth and create abstract acrylics on canvas, was initially diagnosed with equine uveitis in his left eye. Then suddenly, over the weekend, the blindness had spread to both, Krajewski says. He is under the care of his veterinarian Dr. Kimberly Brokaw, DVM, of Maryland, but was expected to travel to the New Bolton Hospital sometime today to see a […]