Equine Veterinary Services Wichita, KS

Equine Veterinarian Clients Wichita, KSOur equine patients include miniatures, drafts, donkeys, mules, sport horses, show horses and pasture pets. Whether we are seeing your horse in the field (ambulatory) or treating it in the hospital, we maintain our goal of providing excellent care utilizing progressive diagnostics and therapies.
Our services include:

Consultation and referral services

 

Reproductive

  • Breeding soundness exam (uterine culture, uterine biopsy, rectal palpation and ultrasound)
  • Artificial insemination with both fresh and frozen semen
  • Pregnancy Exams
  • Embryo transfer services
  • Foaling services include:
    • Monitoring of the mare as she reaches the end of her pregnancy
    • Assisted foaling
    • Emergency treatment of dystocia’s, and assistance for retained placentas.
  • Post-foaling services include:
    • Placental examination (please save in plastic bag after it is passed)
    • Neonatal examination 24 hours post foaling (physical exam, CBC, and Foal IgG testing)
    • Plasma transfusion in foals that did not receive adequate colostrum (failure of passive transfer of the maternal antibodies from the mare)
    • Intensive monitoring for sick or premature foals

Alternative / Complimentary Medicine

  • Chiropractic/Osteopathy
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Ozone Therapy

Examinations

Endoscopy

 

Routine Care including Geriatric

  • Coggins (Equine Infectious Anemia)
  • Health Certificates
  • Vaccinations
  • General Health and Routine Exams
  • Ambulatory
  • Diagnostics
  • Consultation
  • Geriatric Exams

    MediVet America- Adipose Stem Cell Therapy for Horses

Regenerative Medicine (more details)

  • Adipose Stem Cell Therapy
  • SGF 1000™
  • TB-500
  • PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)
  • IRAP™
  • Tildren

Cryo Therapy (Game Ready) and Cryo Surgery (Liquid Nitrogen)

 

Extracorporeal shock wave (lithotripsy)

 

Dentistry (more details)

Equine dentistry Wichita, KS oral exam.

  • Molar Table Alignment
  • Wave Complex Reduction
  • Rostral and Caudal Hook and Ramp Reduction
  • Bit Seat Application
  • Dental Charting with intra-oral documentation
  • Extractions
  • Intra-oral Epoxy and Antimicrobial Administration
  • Because of the sensitive nature of the mouth, all dental services are performed under sedation.

Sports Medicine (more details)

  • Kinematic Gait Analysis

Emergency Care

  • Colic
  • Lacerations
  • Birthing Difficulty
  • Down Animal
  • Choke
  • Bloat
  • Eye Injury
  • Severe Illness
  • Trauma

Ambulatory Services and Diagnostics

  • 24/7
  • Hematology
  • Serum Chemistry
  • Electrolytes
  • Parasitology
  • Ultrasound
  • Portable Radiography
  • Cytological exams.
  • Coggins (EIA)
  • Tissue biopsies, Cultures and other preps are sent out to other diagnostic laboratories.

Horsehoeing – (more details)

Farrier Wichita, KSFinding 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.  Dr. Hickman works with several highly skilled and educated farriers that work all over the Wichita area and throughout the Midwest.

Photo working with local farrier to determine best trimming and shoeing for horse with contracted tendon in the pastern.

 

 

 

Boarding

Any horse coming onto the property must have a current coggins report (within the past 12 months) . We offer quality horse boarding services for short-term layovers with a total of three14 x 14 and one 14 x 24 concrete box stalls. There is also a pasture with walk-in shed that can accommodate 3 horses comfortably.

We also have 10 outside runs (50’) with easy access and covered 14’ lean-to area. Our home is within a short walk to the barn allowing us to have a constant awareness of animal activity. For your convenience there is a round pen, arena and easy accessibility for large trailers.

STALL / PRIVATE TURN-OUT:

  • $35.00 per night
  • $25.00 per night for each additional horse of the same family
  • 10% discount for stays beyond 7 nights
  • PASTURE / WALK-IN SHED:
  • $25.00 per night
  • $20.00 for each additional horse from the same family
  • 15% discount after the 7th night
  • Stall cleaning and hay provided, using your grain.
  • RV/Trailer – Hook-up to water and/or electric: $25.00 per night

Hauling

We have a hospital trailer so we can assist with horse transport to our hospital either for emergencies or scheduled appointments. This service is also very handy for people who have a hard time getting away from work and life obligations. Our hauling service is available to anyone within a 50-mile radius of our hospital.

Equine Burial Services