Roaring Down the Track: Laryngeal Hemiplegia Basics

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It is estimated that 3-5% of young Thoroughbreds have left laryngeal hemiplegia, also known as roaring. In laymen's terms this means that the nerve controlling the opening of the horse's arytenoid cartilage is damaged. The arytenoid cartilages usually close over the trachea

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