Robert E. Holland Jr., DVM, PhD

Robert E. Holland Jr., DVM, PhD, is a senior technical service veterinarian for Pfizer Animal Health. He served on the AAEP task force revising equine vaccination guidelines, and his research interests include virology, biomechanics, drug testing, and air flow.

Articles by Robert Holland, Jr.

Caring for Geriatrics

When The Horse editor Kim Herbert asked me if I might be interested in writing on one of my favorite topics--old horses--it brought to mind so many great memories from my childhood. I was an endurance rider, so I got to be really close to Read More

Vaccination Indications

The world is getting smaller every day. People and horses travel across the country and around the planet at rates never seen before. It has opened up huge opportunities for competition, growth, and learning. Unfortunately, it has also given us Read More

Equine Influenza

Equine influenza is a common disease that causes acute respiratory signs. In nations with extensive horse breeding and racing industries, it is currently considered to be the most economically important respiratory disease of horses. The Read More

Tail Rubbing Problem

My horse is constantly rubbing his tail on anything he can find. It has become so bad that the hair at the base of his tail has either fallen out or become matted. Thankfully, I've finished my show season, but what is causing him to do this? Read More