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Southern Equine Service looks forward to serving you and your horses. We strive to provide compassionate, cost-effective equine veterinary care to help ensure your horse’s general wellness as well as to treat short-term and chronic conditions.

Has your horse recently been diagnosed with Equine Cushing's Disease? Here is a very interesting video on how the treatment works! If you'd like to know more, or need a different service, please schedule and appointment with our Veterinary Team.

Appointments

Our computerized appointment systems allows for great efficiency. Call our office, and our receptionists will do their best to find a convenient time for you. We currently schedule appointments from:

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8:00am5:00pm
Tuesday8:00am5:00pm
Wednesday8:00am5:00pm
Thursday8:00am5:00pm
Friday8:00am5:00pm
SaturdayEmergency
SundayEmergency

If you are having an emergency, call us, and we will work together to get you help as quickly as possible.

Available Services

Physical Exams 
During our standard exam, we’ll review your horse’s medical history, check his or her heart, lungs, stomach sounds, eyes and mouth. We’ll make recommendations for optimal care and diet, and ensure your horse is current on vaccinations.

Diagnostic Testing 
Our team of veterinarians and staff are always continuing their education to keep up on the latest breakthroughs in diagnostic testing. Tests may require:

  • Blood, stool or urine samples
  • Using special instruments to test your horse’s eyes
  • X-rays
  • Biopsies
  • Other techniques used to diagnose a wide range of health conditions

Deworming and Treatment for Internal Parasites 
Unfortunately, all horses are susceptible to worms and other internal parasites. Regular deworming is a crucial part of your horse’s health. We’ll review your current regimen of deworming medications and possibly prescribe new ones.

Treatment for Infectious Diseases  
We strive to avoid serious problems before they happen, administering vaccinations for tetanus, equine encephalomyelitis and other preventable infectious diseases. Nonetheless, if your horse contracts an infectious disease, such as strangles or Potomac horse fever, we deliver state-of-the-art treatment to minimize damage and restore health.

Treatment for Injury or Trauma 
When your horse has an accident and suffers an injury or other trauma, Southern Equine Service is there for you. Whether it’s a head injury, broken bone, wound or exertional rhabdomyolysis, we’ll prescribe the best medications and therapies to keep your horse comfortable and speed up the healing process.

Treatment for Congenital Conditions   
Some horses may have a congenital condition, ranging from hypothyroidism to stationary night blindness. We’ll diagnose your horse’s problems and make our best treatment recommendations.

Payments

Southern Equine Service accepts cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discovery and American Express. Collecting payment at the time services are rendered helps us keep our costs down for all our patients.

If your horse requires hospitalization or surgery, feel free to request an estimate.

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Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8:00am5:00pm
Tuesday8:00am5:00pm
Wednesday8:00am5:00pm
Thursday8:00am5:00pm
Friday8:00am5:00pm
SaturdayEmergency
SundayEmergency
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:00am 8:00am 8:00am 8:00am 8:00am Emergency Emergency
5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm

Emergency Hours: 24 hours 7 days a week (803) 644-1544 ext. 1 to get doctor on call's cell #

Testimonials

I just want to send out a most heartfelt thanks to Dr.Carter and his amazing staff! They are truly one of a kind! They have done just a wonderful job taking care of Kelly! The love and attention to her is so appreciated! God Bless all of them.

B.K.
Aiken, SC

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