Filly's Damaged Ear Repaired With Surgery

Horses' ears are designed for distinguishing fine sounds, protecting sensitive inner ear structures, and communicating with herdmates. An 18-month-old Belgian Warmblood filly's ear was injured (likely on a fence), resulting in the ear bending backward, exposing the ear canal and causing an unsightly blemish. However, surgeons were able to reshape the ear into a normal appearance.

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