Countryside is coming to Macon
Expanding to Macon, Ga

Serving Georgia's Beloved Equine Companions

At Countryside Veterinary Services, we have been committed to providing top-notch veterinary care for cats, dogs and horses since 1991. With our esteemed team of four dedicated equine veterinarians and state-of-the-art mobile vet units, we are thrilled to extend our exceptional equine services to the vibrant city of Macon, GA.

Can you guess how many different types of horse breeds are native to the US? Hint: Some breeds are no longer in existence.

1.    American Bashkir Curly
2.    American Belgian Draft
3.    American Cream Draft
4.    American Drum Horse
5.    American Indian Horse
6.    American Miniature Horse
7.    American Paint Horse
8.    American Quarter Horse
9.    American Saddlebred
10.  American Shetland Pony
11.  American Sorraia Mustang
12.  American Spotted Paso
13.  American Thoroughbred
14.  American Walking Pony
5.  American Warmblood
16.  American White Horse
17.  Appaloosa
18.  Banker Horse
19.  Blazer Horse
20.  Camarillo White Horse
21.  Carolina Marsh Tacky
22.  Cerbat Mustang
23.  Chickasaw Horse
24.  ChoctawHorse
25.  Colonial Spanish Horse
26.  Colorado Ranger
27.  Cumberland Island Horse
28.  FloridaCracker Horse
29.  Galiceño
30.  Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse
31.  Kiger Mustang
32.  LacLa Croix Indian Pony
33.  Missouri Fox Trotter
34.  Morab
35.  Morgan
36.  Mountain Pleasure Horse
37.  Mustang
38.  National Show Horse
39.  Nokota
40.  North American Sportpony
41.  Pony of the Americas
42.  Pryor Mountain Mustang
43.  Quarab
44.  Quarter Pony
45.  Racking Horse
46.  Rocky Mountain Horse
47.  Spanish Jennet Horse
48.  Spanish Mustang
49.  Spotted Saddle Horse
50.  Standardbred
51.  Tennessee Walking Horse
52.  Virginia Highlander
Our Modern Treatment Approach

Popular Equine Services

We bring innovative and less invasive ways to keep your horse healthy. Our veterinarians “rethink” your horse’s needs, spend the time for thorough diagnostics, and give you superior alternatives for treatment. Our goal is to help your horse maintain optimum performance while living a happy and healthy life, because the care your horse gets determines how he or she performs and lives.

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Happy Equine Clients

What They Say

"I took my horse for a 2nd more like 4th opinion to Dr. Dan Carter. He was professional and included us in the diagnostic testing and explained what was happening to make my horse lame. He was thorough and honest..."
- Tammy S.
"We worked with Countryside Veterinary Services to perform a PPE for an out of town horse purchase. They were thorough, professional and fulfilled every need. Highly recommend!"
-  Jessica F.
"Yesterday my horse, Storm, thought it a great idea to have mommy call the emergency vet. Dr. Sam came out and was so amazing with my 3 year old mare. She was gentle, fixed her right up, & explained everything in detail with us..."
- Carl B.
"The vets at Countryside are the absolute best. I oversee nearly 50 horses at our boarding facility and countryside is who I trust to care for them. Their commitment to giving my horses the best care is why they are the ONLY..."
- Brynn P.
"We were very impressed with Dr. Carter and the thorough exam he conducted. We will definitely be referring friends for lameness."
-  Ron D
"Countryside and Dr. Dan have always taken care of my horses and they do a great job! My mare has special needs and they diagnosed her quickly and immediately set her on a road to relief and recovery!"
- Allen
"Every vet I've encountered has been wonderful! The staff  are fantastic."
- Stacey M.
"Dr. Carter and his Staff operated on my daughter’s horse when he suffered a street nail injury. They not only saved his life, but were integral in working with our barn manager to see him through rehab. Our horse made a complete recovery, and returned to Reining competition..."
-  Anne N.
"Such a caring vet . They put time in & explain & answer questions with no rush. Thank you for your services!"
- Cindy B.
"I took my horse for a 2nd more like 4th opinion to Dr. Dan Carter. He was professional and included us in the diagnostic testing and explained what was happening to make my horse lame. He was thorough and honest..."
- Tammy S.
"We worked with Countryside Veterinary Services to perform a PPE for an out of town horse purchase. They were thorough, professional and fulfilled every need. Highly recommend!"
- Jessica F.
"Yesterday my horse, Storm, thought it a great idea to have mommy call the emergency vet. Dr. Sam came out and was so amazing with my 3 year old mare. She was gentle, fixed her right up, & explained everything in detail..."
- Carl B.
"The vets at Countryside are the absolute best. I oversee nearly 50 horses at our boarding facility and countryside is who I trust to care for them. Their commitment to giving my horses the best care is why they are the ONLY..."
- Brynn P.
"We were very impressed with Dr. Carter and the thorough exam he conducted. We will definitely be referring friends for lameness."
- Ron D.
"Countryside and Dr. Dan have always taken care of my horses and they do a great job! My mare has special needs and they diagnosed her quickly and immediately set her on a road to relief and recovery!"
- Allen
"I needed a PPE on a horse that I was purchasing out of state. The clinic staff was incredibly accommodating. Dr. Zoe contacted me before the visit to discuss my goals, conducted a really thorough exam with bloodwork, and contacted me for details..."
- Marcus & Heather P.
"Every vet I've encountered has been wonderful! The staff  are fantastic."
- Stacey M.
"Such a caring vet . They put time in & explain & answer questions with no rush. Thank you for your services!"
- Cindy B.
Google Reviews
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Get to Know Us

Meet the Equine Veterinarians

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Serving Horses in Georgia

Looking  for an Equine Vet?

Located in Covington, Georgia, our practice includes:
A fully- functional equine hospital with a surgery suite
Recovery stalls and paddocks
Four mobile veterinary units
Advanced on-farm veterinary services
Haul-in appointments at the office
Regular hours for our Equine Services:
Monday - Friday from 8 am to 5 pm
Serving clients in:
Metro Atlanta, Alpharetta, Athens, Conyers, Northeast Georgia, and the surrounding areas. We are not limited to these areas; long-distance service is available upon request.
NOW SERVING MACON.
From the Blog

News & Articles

As many of our clients know, we love sharing our knowledge and important animal health news. Our blog contains valuable educational resources in one easy location.

Feb 5

The Art of Equine Acupuncture: Let’s get right to the point.

Explore how ancient wisdom meets modern equine health. Learn about acupuncture’s benefits and how it can aid in your horses performance, and well-being.
More
Jan 3

Colic Chronicles: What Every Horse Owner Should Know

Explore the depths of colic management and safeguard your horse's well-being. Learn to recognize crucial signs, understand the risks, and become a colic combatant! 🐎💡
More
Dec 6

We wish you a MARE-y Christmas

From their charming antics to the science behind their estrous cycle, read about managing mare moods, spotting signs of heat, and even balancing hormones with nutrition and supplements. Don't miss this sleigh-full of insights!
More
Dec 6

We wish you a MARE-y Christmas

From their charming antics to the science behind their estrous cycle, read about managing mare moods, spotting signs of heat, and even balancing hormones with nutrition and supplements. Don't miss this sleigh-full of insights!
More
Dec 5

7.2 M Reasons to Celebrate Our Love of Horses

National Day of the Horse is December 13th and we're blogging about the deep emotional connections we share with these magnificent animals, a topic even the NIH is studying. Join us for this captivating read!
More
Nov 7

Care Tips for Senior Horses: Ensuring the Comfort of Your Aging Equine Companions

Prepare your senior horse for colder weather with our care guide. From assessing their body condition to ensuring proper nutrition and dental care, these tips will keep your aging equine companion healthy and content.
More
Oct 3

Understanding Equine Cushing's Disease: What Horse Owners Need to Know

Cushing's is doable with care. Recognize signs, consult your vet, consider Prascend for your horse's comfort.
More
Sep 13

Decoding Equine Pain: How to Recognize the Signs

As Pain Awareness Month begins, it's crucial to spot subtle signs of discomfort in horses, often masked by their natural ability to hide pain. By closely monitoring behavior and recognizing equine facial expressions, owners can learn to spot pain.
More
Aug 8

Focus on Soundness: Strategies for Injury-Free Horses

Expert Insights from Our Veterinarians. Plus, simple yet effective tactics to prevent injuries and maintain soundness.
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5 Feb

The Art of Equine Acupuncture: Let’s get right to the point.

Explore how ancient wisdom meets modern equine health. Learn about acupuncture’s benefits and how it can aid in your horses performance, and well-being.
More
3 Jan

Colic Chronicles: What Every Horse Owner Should Know

Explore the depths of colic management and safeguard your horse's well-being. Learn to recognize crucial signs, understand the risks, and become a colic combatant! 🐎💡
More
2 Jan

All About Hoof Health

The foundation of a horse’s health is a strong, healthy hoof. Read on for insightful tips and proactive planning to ensure your horse has happy feet all year round.
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6 Dec

We wish you a MARE-y Christmas

From their charming antics to the science behind their estrous cycle, read about managing mare moods, spotting signs of heat, and even balancing hormones with nutrition and supplements. Don't miss this sleigh-full of insights!
More
5 Dec

7.2 M Reasons to Celebrate Our Love of Horses

National Day of the Horse is December 13th and we're blogging about the deep emotional connections we share with these magnificent animals, a topic even the NIH is studying. Join us for this captivating read!
More
7 Nov

Care Tips for Senior Horses: Ensuring the Comfort of Your Aging Equine Companions

Prepare your senior horse for colder weather with our care guide. From assessing their body condition to ensuring proper nutrition and dental care, these tips will keep your aging equine companion healthy and content.
More
3 Oct

Understanding Equine Cushing's Disease: What Horse Owners Need to Know

Cushing's is doable with care. Recognize signs, consult your vet, consider Prascend for your horse's comfort.
More
13 Sep

Decoding Equine Pain: How to Recognize the Signs

As Pain Awareness Month begins, it's crucial to spot subtle signs of discomfort in horses, often masked by their natural ability to hide pain. By closely monitoring behavior and recognizing equine facial expressions, owners can learn to spot pain.
More