Douglas Novick, DVM

Veterinarian For Horses

For Appointments Call 1-800-998-4650

Dr. Douglas Novick is a veterinarian in the San Francisco Bay Area who limits his practice to the treatment of horses. .  His special interests are equine sports medicine, equine dentistry and equine reproduction. Dr. Novick's patients range from back yard pets to highly competitive show horses, endurance horses and western performance  and reining horses.   He also will treat goats and sheep and vaccinate horse owner's dogs and cats as well

An experienced horseman of over 30 years, Dr. Novick now competes as an amateur in the jumper divisions . He has treated horses in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1988. Prior to that time he treated racehorses and performance horses while on staff at the New Jersey Equine Clinic, a six-veterinarian racetrack and surgical referral practice.

Dr. Novick is a graduate of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina where he was graduated with honors, Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude.

Dr. Novick is a columnist, writing articles in newsletters related to horse care for the Los Altos Hills Horsemen's Association, the San Mateo County Horsemen's Association, and the California Gymkanna Association. His articles have also appeared in the California Horse Review, and the American Endurance Rider's national magazine, Endurance News. He has served as an expert on equine sports medicine for the San Jose Mercury News and KNBR radio's Sports Page 68 with Ralph Barbiari.

Dr. Novick has been featured for his work, in preventing horse theft by implanting Identification Microchips, in numerous publications including the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Jose Mercury News, Horse Illustrated, Horse Show Magazine and the Quarter Horse Journal.

His primary practice area includes Santa Clara, San Mateo and Alameda Counties. He can be reached for appointments at 1-800-998-4650. You can reach Dr. Novick via -email care by e-mailing to

He lives at his ranch along with his daughter, horses, goats, and cats,

Douglas Novick, DVM aboard Kolor Me Fabulous 

Douglas Novick DVM and Kolor Me Fabulous at the LA National Preview November 2007

Douglas Novick, DVM and Kolor Me Fabulous at Pebble Beach




First Round Video (18 megabytes wmv file)

Jump Off Video (10 megabytes wmv file)

Strides and Tides Horse Show

$20,000 Bay Area Festival Grand Prix

Bay Area Festival Horse Show