Liza Holland

Liza Holland is a freelance writer and voice talent based in Lexington, Ky.

Articles by Liza Holland

Healthy Horse Treats

Fed in moderation, most treats won't negatively impact a horse's overall diet. Read More

The Future of Equine Influenza

Researchers are striving to better understand this fast-spreading virus before its next next mutation. Read More

What's New in the NICU?

The neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU, is that special place in a veterinary clinic where premature, critical, and newborn foals receive intensive, round-the-clock care. The NICU handles everything from breathing problems to heart conditions to.. Read More

What's New in the NICU? (Horse Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)

The neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU, is that special place in a veterinary clinic where premature, critical, and newborn foals receive intensive, round-the-clock care. The NICU handles everything from breathing problems to heart conditions Read More

Parasite Perspectives: Thinking Outside the Box

Some parasitologists are now approaching the subject of parasites from some interesting alternate angles. Read More

Barn, Stall, and Fence Maintenance

Take a closer look at your barn and property and ensure it's safe for horses and handlers. Read More

Ventilation: Go With the Flow

Ventilating your equine facilities is critically important for your horses' and your own health and well-being. Taking advantage of natural ventilation is the best way to design your facility for long-term comfort. Read More

Horse and Farm Insurance

Choose a knowledgeable insurance agent with a reputable company that understands horses and the horse industry Read More

Mosquito Control Tips

Mosquitoes are more than just an annoyance: they're a disease threat. Safeguard your animals (and you). Read More

Equine Herpesvirus Update

While there are many types of herpesviruses that affect horses, EHV-1, with its neurologic effects and its penchant for spread amongst groups of horses, is garnering the most attention in the horse industry worldwide. Read More

Vaccination Schedule Guidelines

Developing a vaccination schedule is not as straightforward as it sounds. So much of what you should vaccinate for depends upon such factors as where you live, how often your horse travels, how old he is, his vaccination history, and what infectious Read More

Leptospirosis: What Is It?


Don’t overlook this "bug" that can cause abortion and uveitis (moon blindness).

Many horse people don't know that much about leptospirosis. If you have heard of it, it is probably in Read More

The Business of Breeding

Breeding in the horse world breaks down into a few categories: field breeding (where the horses just do what comes naturally) live cover in a breeding shed, and artificial insemination. The tools of the trade range from very basic to high-tech Read More

Thirst for Knowledge

Horse people are always searching for new ways to learn about their passion: the horse. Perhaps it is because our relationship with the horse is just that--a passion--that we are continually looking for ways to expand our knowledge base. It can be Read More

Bandaging Horses

Bandaging has been done in one way or another throughout the ages. In fact, the basics of the concept have really not changed much through the centuries. Sounds simple, right? Well, if you get on the Internet to research bandaging, you will find Read More