The effects of routine morning exercise on muscle response

Timing is everything. Nowhere is this more relevant than when preparing an elite equine athlete for a race. Thoroughbred trainers are critically aware of the importance of fine-tuning the feeding and exercise regimes of their charges in the months, w...

Understanding Melatonin

So we now know that reproduction in seasonal breeding animals is regulated by light. But how is the changing day length communicated to the mare’s reproductive system? The answer is via a very important hormone called melatonin. Melatonin is a protei...

Equilume research shows Blue Light reduces bacterial and fungal growth

As early as 1887, visible blue light was known to be the most effective part of the light spectrum to stimulate phototropism in plants. Recent research in the human medical field has shown that blue wavelength light can inhibit specific microbial gro...

Lighting for Breeding and Performance by Dr. Barbara Anne Murphy

Listen to Dr. Barbara Anne Murphy, Chief Scientific Officer and founder of Equilume bring us through lighting to maximize health, performance and breeding efficiency. The recording of the presentation is taken during the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders E...