New Technique Helps Horses Breathe

Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers have developed a new surgical technique for recurrent laryngeal neuropathy (RLN) that is improving outcomes and helping horses breathe a little bit easier, according to a press release from the organization.

The technique, developed by researchers at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, provides a stronger anchor point on the paralyzed cartilage within an afflicted horse’s larynx to hold it open, and performs better than current surgical practices, says the release.

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