Cecilia Lönnell

Cecilia Lönnell is a veterinarian who presented her PhD at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences at Uppsala, Sweden. The PhD was funded by World Horse Welfare. In 1998-2001 she was a research assistant at the Royal Veterinary College in London, conducting a field study of training and skeletal adaptation in Thoroughbred racehorses. She is co-author and translator of the popular science “FEI Equestrian Surfaces—A Guide”, originally published in Swedish by the Swedish Equestrian Federation and receiving 615,000 hits on its website. Cecilia is also a veteran equestrian journalist who has covered six equestrian Olympics.