Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Wearing special goggles to protect his eyes, Metro Meteor and Ron Krajewski were back in the studio mere weeks after Metro went blind.

Blinded painting horse is better; paints again

Metro Meteor, the famous painting horse stricken by sudden-onset blindness last week, is getting better, according to the OTTB’s owner. Ron Krajewski announced on Facebook that Metro’s vision had improved well enough for the Thoroughbred to begin to return to his regular routine over the Christmas weekend. Wearing eye protection googles to protect against scratches—one of his meds could cause permanent blindness if his eyes sustained damage, Metro was turned out in his fenced dirt paddock on Christmas Eve, and by Dec. 26, Krajewski reported the once-terrified, blinded Thoroughbred appeared “back to his old, happy self” that morning. That said, […]