Low Heels in Horses: New Grading System and Targeted Treatment

We know these problem hooves by a variety of names: low heels, crushed heels, collapsed heels, underrun heels, long-toe/low-heeled feet. Regardless of what they're called, we've probably all known a horse that had them, the less-than-fluid gait and/or lameness that often accompanies them, and the farrier/vet bills that come with trying to fix them.

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