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...

Circadian Lighting Naturally Enhances A Horse’s Performance

The Equilume Stable Lighting System is a breakthrough in lighting technology that provides biologically effective light that mimics daylight for the stabled horse. But what is ‘biologically effective’ lighting and how can it help improve a horse’s pe...

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...

Reduce costs with Equilume Performance Lighting

Equilume’s suite of products have been shown to reduce costs whether your horse is stabled, at pasture or travelling to competition. Equilume Light Mask Using the Light Mask means that your horse will receive the optimum light it needs for a slick sh...

Red Light at Night facilitates rest and recovery

Dim red light or darkness at night is required to facilitate rest and recovery and, for the nightly rise in the circadian regulating hormone melatonin. Firstly, it is important to understand the role of the hormone melatonin. Melatonin is a protein h...

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...

Dr Barbara Anne Murphy talks about the benefits of the Equilume Stable Light

Our CSO and Founder Dr. Barbara Anne Murphy explains the benefits of the Equilume Stable Light.

How Light Signals the Breeding Season to the Mare

To understand the importance of light for our horses we need to go back to the very beginning.