Originally Posted by MoeMoe
He did a mediocre job of the correct way to shoe a foundered horse. The goal is to get some drainage, which is why the shoe extends farther than the hoof.
Really? You know this how? Do all founders abcess? Do you know why on those that do? You have worked on how many so as to determine mediocre?
Looks to me as though the dorsal wall was unloaded/floated. Sometimes it is best to adress the most imediate problem first. Sometimes they don't respond to anything we(farriers/trimmers) do.