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Reed Kessler discusses show jumping, competing in the Olympics
Reed Kessler discusses show jumping, competing in the Olympics

Reed Kessler, who at 18 qualified for the 2012 London Olympics, becoming the youngest rider in show jumping history to compete at the Games, 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. Kessler 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? I do. Her name was Sha Sha. I named her that because I was really, really little. I bought her in Texas. She was pulling a fruit cart, actually, and my parents...

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