Lighting - Stables 

Lighting is an essential aspect of equestrian stables as it plays a crucial role in maintaining a safe and functional environment for both horses and handlers. Here are some considerations for lighting in equestrian stables: 
• Natural Light: Whenever possible, maximize the use of natural light by incorporating windows, skylights, or translucent panels in the stable design. Natural light provides numerous benefits for horses' well-being and can help reduce energy costs. 
• Artificial Lighting: Artificial lighting should be installed to ensure adequate illumination during periods of low natural light, such as early mornings, evenings, or in darker areas of the stable. Consider the following factors when choosing and installing artificial lighting: 
• Brightness: Ensure the lighting provides sufficient brightness for all activities, such as grooming, feeding, stall cleaning, and veterinary procedures. Different areas of the stable may require different levels of illumination, so plan accordingly. 
• Uniformity: Aim for uniform lighting throughout the stable to minimize shadows and ensure consistent visibility. Uneven lighting can make it difficult to assess horses' health and safety. 
• Fixture Placement: Strategically position light fixtures to provide optimal coverage while minimizing glare. Ceiling-mounted or wall-mounted fixtures are common options. Avoid placing fixtures directly above water or feed areas where they may be exposed to moisture or dust. 
• Lighting Controls: Install lighting controls, such as dimmers or timers, to adjust the intensity and duration of the artificial lighting. This can help replicate natural lighting patterns and conserve energy. 
• Safety Considerations: Safety should be a priority when designing the lighting system. Use fixtures that are designed for stable environments and resistant to dust, moisture, and accidental damage. Ensure all electrical components are properly installed and meet safety codes. Conceal or protect wiring to prevent horses from accessing or damaging it. 
• Emergency Lighting: Install backup lighting systems or emergency lighting in case of power outages. This is particularly important during nighttime hours to ensure the safety of both horses and handlers. 
• Energy Efficiency: Choose energy-efficient lighting options to reduce electricity consumption and operating costs. LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting is a popular choice due to its longevity, energy efficiency, and low heat output. 
• Lighting in Aisles and Walkways: Adequate lighting should be provided in aisles and walkways to ensure safe movement for both horses and humans. Consider the height and placement of fixtures to avoid accidental contact or damage. 
• Outdoor Lighting: If the stable has outdoor areas, such as paddocks, riding arenas, or parking lots, outdoor lighting should be installed to enhance safety and visibility during nighttime activities. 
It's important to consult with lighting professionals or electricians who have experience with equestrian facilities to design a lighting plan that meets the specific needs of your stable. They can provide guidance on lighting levels, fixture selection, and energy-efficient solutions based on the layout and requirements of your facility. 
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Our lights are 4000K which we’ve deliberately chosen because it’s a more balanced white and therefore more pleasant to work and perform tasks under. It makes skin tones and objects more pleasant to look at. People in equestrian and sports tell us they prefer this colour temperature to other products they’ve trained under, which is why we’ve stuck with it for 12 years. Many equestrian arenas have given us really positive feedback on the product over the years. It’s a strong and robust product too. We also have lenses to focus the lighting into the arena to avoid light spill around the arena into neighbouring properties. The beam angle is conveniently and exactly 90 degrees which is perfect with one of these in each corner of the arena pointing towards the centre (around 45 degrees from the corner towards the centre). This combination perfectly fills the arena across its entire floorplan, with almost no light spilling outside of the fences and no shadows anywhere in the middle. For more information please click on the website link below. NATIONWIDE DELIVERY

CORE Lighting
Unit 4, Brearley Court, Baird Road, Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 2AF - NATIONWIDE DELIVERY
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