Ocular Disease in Horses with HERDA: Study

In an eye-opening event, Mississippi State University researchers discovered that Quarter Horses diagnosed with the disease called hereditary equine regional dermal asthenia (HERDA) not only have skin defects but also important eye abnormalities. HERDA is a recessive genetic disease of horses that results in fragile skin that tears easily and heals poorly. "Recent

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