Janice L. Holland, PhD, PAS

Janice L. Holland, PhD, PAS is an associate professor of Equine Studies at Midway College in Midway, KY. Her main academic interests are equine nutrition, pasture management, and behavior.

Articles by Janice Holland

Spring Calories Count for Horses

Your horse came out of winter in good body condition. Find out how can you keep that trend going as the grass greens. Read More

Strategies for Feeding the Mixed Herd

You can't just toss your equine athletes, seniors, youngsters, and retirees the same feed and call it a day. Read More

Skinny Horse Help

Learn how to determine if your horse is underweight and what feeding options are available for hard keepers. Read More

Ribby Race Filly

How can an owner help a ribby but successful racehorse gain weight? Our source shares some tips. Read More

The Danger of Mycotoxins

These harmful toxins produced by molds and fungi could be lurking in your horse's feed and forage. Read More

Selecting Farm Equipment

Here's how to determine your needs; comparison shop; and decide whether to buy, rent, or lease farm equipment. Read More

Equine Ulcers ... For Life?

Some horses are more predisposed to getting gastric ulcers, due to management, performance, or temperament Read More

Analyzing Feed and Forage for Horses

Awareness of what your horse is eating can help you determine if his dietary needs are being met and, if not, what can be added to meet those needs. With respect to the nutritional needs of a horse, it is important to know the meaning Read More

Year-Round Pasture Management

Proper pasture management prevents erosion and nutrient loss from the soil, which also helps improve stream and water quality. In addition, pastures can provide an excellent "free-choice" exercise plan for horses. But the most important role pasture Read More

The Replacements: Alternative Forages and Feeds

Quality forage and grain alternatives can help owners manage horses during drought and economic downturn. Read More