ANATOMY OF THE LARYNX
poking along at 40 mph in the fast lane. Located at the throatlatch, a horse’s larynx allows air to enter his windpipe. Cartilage on either side of the larynx opens when the horse inhales and closes as he exhales. In laryngeal hemiplegia, one of the cartilages cannot open, obstructing airflow.
arytenoid cartilages vocal cords laryngeal ventricles epiglottis soft palate