Leveraging the global success of the initial
market offering, the Equilume Light Mask, Equilume are delighted to introduce a
new revolutionary Stable Light to their product portfolio. The Equilume Stable
Light provides the horse with biologically effective light in a system that
replicates the benefits of nature’s environmental lighting indoors designed to
maximize health, performance and breeding efficiency.
Modern management of horses requires that they
spend a large proportion of the 24-h day indoors, unexposed to optimum daylight
and frequently disrupted by light at night. This regime negatively impacts the
horse’s body clock and can result in impaired growth, reduced immune and response
and poor appetite and performance. The Equilume Stable Light was designed to
counteract these problems by providing the horse with biologically effective
The key proven
components are the blue-enriched light that best mimics natural daylight boosting
metabolism, alertness, appetite and reducing the growth of bacteria. The
blue-enriched light increases respiratory health, muscle mass and accelerates
unique component is that the lights dim to red light at night. As we frequently
interact with horses during darkness hours, it is often necessary to turn on
lights at night. White light at night is a major cause of reduced health and
welfare as it disrupts animal’s circadian rhythms. The red light at night
facilitates night time monitoring, management and feeding of horses.
A third component is a gradual dim up at dawn and dims down at dusk allowing horses to
experience a gradual change in light intensity similar to the natural
Finally, it is
pre-programmed to gradually adjust the seasonal changes in day length extending
the duration of peak performance. For breeding stock, the system can be
programmed to increase day length at specific times of year to advance
fertility. Also, the Stable Light uses the newest LED technology which means
that it significantly reduces energy costs.
Stable enhances breeding efficiency by advancing the breeding season for dry
mares and preventing prolonged gestation lengths for pregnant mares while also
optimizing foal growth in utero for improved health and strength. Increased
fertility and libido are key to extending the season for stallions.
horses benefit from an early spring, lengthened summer, extending the period of
peak performance associated with summer vigour.
Dr. Barbara Anne Murphy, Founder & CSO at Equilume commenting on the new system:
Normal indoor lighting falls significantly short on providing the
optimum light spectrum for horses to function well. The Equilume Stable Light
is specifically designed to provide the horse with the optimal lighting
environment to best reflect and mimic the benefits of the natural environmental
day-night cycle in order to create and maintain optimum health and
performance. Feedback and results from our
scientific trials are very exciting showing that horses thrive under this system;
putting on more lean muscle, increasing appetites, improving behaviour and
mood, improving coat condition and reducing levels of infection.”
For more information
visit www.equilume.com or for a free
lighting consultation email firstname.lastname@example.org
or one of the territory managers.