Veterinary Services

Increasing access to veterinary care and educating individuals about the importance of preventative medicine


Whether you are looking for new horse owner education, a pre-purchase examination, vaccinations, or dental care, Dr. Barabas offers quality care to keep your horses happy and healthy.

Small Ruminant

Goat and Sheep have been gaining popularity in North Central Florida as more people are interested in locally sourced food and fiber. Your passion is our passion, Dr. Barabas is happy to help customize a program for you.

Backyard Birds

Backyard chickens are becoming a common and enjoyable part of the family in North Central Florida. We can help you be successful with your new found passion and help with the care of your feathered friends.


From beef and dairy to family farm cattle, Hoof & Horn can help evaluate and improve the health of your herd no matter the size.

Serving Gilchrist, Alachua, Colombia, Marion, Levy, Union, Bradford, Putnum and Dixie Counties

Acupuncture Services

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, including Acupuncture and herbology, have been used to improve the health of animals for thousands of years. TCVM promotes looking at the entire animal to improve the health of the individual making them capable of responding to ailment or disease. This approach also leads to disease prevention and better performance by the patient.

Jill Barabas, DVM

Jill Barabas lives in Gainesville Florida with her husband, Josh, and two daughters, Matilda and Esther. They share their home with two horses, two dogs and two cats. She has been riding horses and chasing her dreams of becoming a veterinarian since the age of five. Jill truly enjoys working with clients to find the best options for them and their animals. She is a member of the American Association for Equine Practitioners, American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners and the American Veterinary Medical Association. She has special interest in Lameness, Acupuncture, wound care, geriatric management and ophthalmology.


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