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But the operation on Bruce,carried out by a cauterising machine at a local hospital, resulted in severe burning and the loss of his penis.
CAUTERISING the soft palate is not a particularly invasive procedure, but neither is it guaranteed to benefit a horse with breathing problems.
One treatment, as you suggest, is cauterising the blood vessels likely to be the source of the bleeding, which can be a bit distressing.