Richard Armentrout, is a Certified Journeyman Farrier and Accredited as a Professional Farrier through the AAPF(American Association of Professional Farriers) In order to stay in good standing this association requires 27 Continuing Education credits each year. Richard continues to strive for excellence by exceeding over 100 CE’s every year.
Now in his 12th year of shoeing he brings his knowledge and expertise to you. Richard has interned with the renowned farrier, Dr.Esco Buff to learn how to successfully treat laminitis and founder. He also is trained in identifying and addressing body imbalances in Limb Length Disparity cases. Richard continues to be mentored by Esco and has logged 100’s of hours of clinic time with Esco.
Richard has studied Equine Chiropractic for the lay person with Dr. Kamen,
in order to better understand body imbalances. He delivers a holistic approach to each case by taking a step back and looking at the whole horse not just the foot or leg.
Richard recently made a major investment in his practice by introducing EquiPulse PEMF ( pulsed electro-magnetic field therapy) to his services. This non-invasive therapy promises to have a dramatic impact on soft tissue healing and injury prevention.
Richard works in cooperation with the client, veterinarian, and chiropractor to assure a positive outcome. He will also be glad to discuss with you supplementation, proper nutrition, and hoof care.