Damaged Ear Repaired

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A horse's ear is designed distinguishing fine sounds at the same time protecting the sensitive inner structures and communicating with herdmates. The ear of an 18-month-old Belgian Warmblood filly was injured, which resulted in the ear permanently bending backward, exposing the ear canal and causing an unsightly blemish.

Lieven E. Vlaminck, DVM, was one of the authors of a report on

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