Blue Light Influences Breeding Success

  The horse’s natural reproductive period coincides with the light-filled days of summer.  The desire to breed mares early in the year means that many foals are born at a darker time of year than Nature intended. This has consequences for breedi...

THE POWER OF LIGHT – A Key Ingredient for Training Success

          Did you know that environmental light is the most important cue influencing a horse’s mental and physical well-being? Like humans, horses need light for more than just vision. Special cells at the back of the eye re...

Equilume Announces Partnership with International Eventing Riders

Kildare, Ireland, 29th June 2020, Equilume, an Irish equine biotech firm offering lighting solutions for the international equine industry, has today announced a partnership with two high profile International Eventing riders, Sam Watson (IRE) and  P...

From the horse’s mouth: UK Stud Veterinarian recounts his experiences with Equilume lighting

Stud veterinarian, Dr Pat Sells, qualified from Liverpool Veterinary School in 2007, winning the Pycock Equine Clinical Prize. After a period playing a James Herriot role in a rural Welsh mixed practice, he joined the prestigious Rossdale & Partn...

Perspectives of an Australian Sport Horse Breeder

“I am a warmblood breeder in Wagga Wagga NSW, breeding around six to eight mares each year, mostly using imported frozen semen. I have been using Equilume Light Masks on my dry mares since 2015 and have had great success with them. I initially...

Maintaining Equine Health, Vitality and Condition Through Times of Training Disruption Copy

For our equine athletes required to take a break from training, or where there are interruptions to competition schedules, maintaining or providing biologically effective lighting ensures the following: Muscle tone and body condition are better maint...

Equilume at Arrowfield Stud

Equilume Light Masks are an integral component of the breeding management at one of Australia’s leading Thoroughbred nurseries, Arrowfield Stud in the Hunter Valley, NSW. General Manager Paul Messara tells us why they have proved to be such a useful...

10 Famous AQHA Stallions and What Made Them Big

In every breeding industry there are a number of incredibly influential bloodstock that make their mark on the stud book.These are the stallions and dams that dominate Quarter Horse news and have made such a huge impact on their breed that they are k...

Foaling Kit Essentials

No matter where in the world you’re located, you’ll find yourself in need of some basic essentials when it comes to foaling time. Whether you’re the kind of breeder who likes to assist, or let your broodmares do what they do best on their own, you sh...