Pintos, Paints, and Eye Pigmentation

Dr. Nicole Scherrer explains how natural pigmentation can help protect a horse's eyes from sunburn.

Dr. Nicole Scherrer explains how natural pigmentation can help protect a horse's eyes from sunburn.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask The Horse Live audio event, "Protecting Horses from Sunburn and Photosensitivity." Listen to the full recording here

About the Experts

Nicole Scherrer, DVM

Nicole Scherrer, DVM, is a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at the New Bolton Center. She graduated from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in her home state of Indiana in 2011. She then completed year-long internships at both Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, in Lexington, Kentucky, and New Bolton Center, where she also completed her residency in ophthalmology.