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  1. #1
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    Default heal crushing

    Just to educate myself what are the clinical signs of crushed heals?



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    The heel will start to curl under the hoof...



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    What RobinL said. When heels are severely crushed the hoof will almost take on the shape of a heart when looking at the bottom.
    Quote Originally Posted by EquineImagined View Post
    My subconscious is a wretched insufferable beotch.



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    Horn tubules bent instead of straight between heel point and where the heel originates at the coronary band. Usually accompanied by bars bending over as well.



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