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Jessica Springsteen discusses show jumping, Olympic dreams
Jessica Springsteen discusses show jumping, Olympic dreams

Jessica Springsteen, who was an alternate rider for the 2012 Olympic team, was in town over the weekend to compete at the first Longines Los Angeles Masters, an elite show jumping event at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Springsteen, who was recently named one of Gucci's equestrian ambassadors, sat down with beginning equestrian competitor Hannah Mitchell, the 13-year-old daughter of Sports Now editor Houston Mitchell, to discuss how she got started and her Olympic goals. Do you remember your first horse when you were a kid? Well, I had a paint pony called Half-Pint and I rode her in Madison Square Garden and that was my first big show. But my first real pony was this red pony...

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