This is April's current status (it will be 5 weeks tomorrow). We went to the vet yesterday. April had swollen up quite a bit over the weekend. The cast was taken off and we found that the chunk of hoof had started disconnecting from the rest of the hoof. The vet clipped the wires and the chunk just hung by a small piece of tissue- the tissue was cut and the chunk of hoof was removed. The farrier trimmed up the hoof and made a custom shoe to fit what she does have left for a hoof. They would like the shoe to stay on for 6 weeks before having it reset. Aprils foot will need to be soaked (to help reduce infection) and re-wrapped for the next 4-5 days and then re-wrapped every other day for 2-3 weeks (depending on how well it heals). She is still on very limited walking until further notice. Both the vet and farrier expect a full recovery except her hoof will not be shaped like a normal hoof once it is done growing out.
Right after the cast was removed
Some hoof removed
Back view after some trimming was done
Side view after shoe was placed