Find a Farrier in Wichita, KS

Finding a farrier can be hard, especially if you are new to the area or are having problems with your horse’s feet. As a former farrier Dr. Hickman understands the necessity of a good working relationship with a competent farrier.

Farrier Wichita, KSPhoto working with local farrier to determine best trimming and shoeing for horse with contracted tendon in the pastern.

Dr. Hickman works with several highly skilled and educated farriers that work all over the Wichita area and throughout the Midwest. These farriers are constantly continuing their education so that they too, can offer the best quality and service for your horse, pony or mule.  Equipped with a state-of-the-art digital radiography system, high-speed videography and one of if not the only kinematic gait analysis systems in the mid-west, Dr. Hickman is in a very unique position to offer both the farrier and the client a unique and complete assessment of your horse’s movement. With this information Dr. Hickman, the farrier, and the owner or trainer can develop the best plan to suit your horse’s needs to maximize performance and eliminate mechanical flaws created by conformation. This will allow your horse to perform at the top of their ability. Whether you are looking for a new farrier or one to help correct a lameness issue. Call Wichita Equine & Sports Medicine for a list of names and numbers.

Visit the American Farriers Association at (http://www.nofootnohorse.org) for more information on how to find a farrier and the importance of quality farrier work.