Thankfully my computer, satellite and camera all seem rejuvenated and I am able to resume normal blog service - what a relief!
On arrival he was most uncomfortable on his RF, unwilling to stand square and taking weight of the RF/LH diagonal which is apparently a (recently) typical stance.
Although his toe is long his foot is not badly under-run and he is landing flat rather than toe first which is encouraging. He lands laterally on both front feet which commonly accompanies collateral ligament strain.
There's a big difference in hoof wall and hairline heights between medial and lateral and this again is often a sign of collateral ligament stress. The bulging hoof wall isn't a good sign either but its been caught early so fingers crossed.
A long toe but a stronger palmar hoof on his LF and lots to like about his feet, despite the obvious problems.