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7 INSIGHTS INTO EQUINE VISION

As light enters the horse’s eye, it passes through the cornea, aqueous humor, lens and vitreous humor. These structures refract, or bend, the light and focus it onto the retina. At this point, the light is converted to an electrical signal that travels out of the eye, along

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