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 Copy

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...

Timing of Lighting: A Critical Factor Influencing Coat Growth

The duration of day-length and environmental temperature both change over the course of the year and regulate the length and density of a horse or pony’s coat in different seasons. Artificial lighting is often used to help optimise coat growth in our...

Is Blue Light Bad For Our Eyes?

Is blue light harmful to our eyes? In short, no. Although, it is much misunderstood. Natural daylight has a very high proportion of blue wavelength light at much higher intensities than we would normally be exposed to from our electronics and indoor...

The Benefits Of Light For Stallions

The Horse: A Long-Day Breeder Horses are long-day seasonal breeders, with reproductive activity coinciding with the long days of spring and summer, while the non-breeding season is associated with the shorter days of autumn and winter. This circannua...

Equilume Light Mask helps problematic mare go in foal

In the fall of 2017, Philip Snelgrove from Ontario, Canada acquired a reining-bred quarter horse mare with an excellent pedigree that he hoped to use as a pleasure riding horse and broodmare. However, later diagnosis proved she would be problematic t...

Accelerate winter shedding with Equilume

Equilume Performance Lighting mimics a long summer’s day. The biologically effective light stimulates seasonal hormones, including prolactin that are regulated by the lengthening hours of daylight during spring.  These hormones are in part responsibl...

Optimize Sales Preparation

Equilume’s Performance Lighting products are designed to provide optimal daylength that will stimulate summer hormones and ensure horses have a slick summer coat in time for sales.  In addition to a great coat, the biologically effective blue light d...