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...

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...

Job Vacancy: Western US Territory Sales Manager

We are delighted to announce that due to the increased demand for our new products, we are currently recruiting a Western US Territory Sales Manager to assist us in meeting this demand. The suitable candidate will professionally represent our brand a...

The Benefits Of Light For Stallions

“After consultation with our vets Cambridge Equine Hospital and, in particular, Dr. Robert Hitchcock, we decided to install Equilume lighting in our new stallion barn, built during 2019.  Dr. Hitchcock said the results of testing from the Equilume li...