Reed Catherine Kessler is an American show jumping competitor currently based in The Netherlands. At 18 years old, Kessler qualified for the 2012 London Olympics, becoming the youngest rider in Show Jumping history to ever compete at the Games. Kessler trained with her godparents Katie and Henri Prudent for seven years. In September 2013 she began training with Germany's Marcus Ehning and moved to his home base in Borken, Germany. Kessler is also an Ambassador for JustWorld International, a charity supporting education and healthcare in developing countries.
|Born:||(age), Armonk, New York, U.S.|
|Height:||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
About Reed Kessler
U.S. national champion equestrienne who competed in the 2012 London Olympics in show jumping.
She came from equestrian stock: both her parents competed in amateur equestrian events for three decades, and she grew up caring for horses on her mother's farm.
She was the youngest horse rider at the Olympics, just 18 years of age at the time.
Born in New York, she moved with her family to Lexington, Kentucky in 2012.
Nicola Wilson, who was almost twice her age, was another newcomer equestrian at the London Olympics in 2012.
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- American show jumping riders
- Sportspeople from Lexington, Kentucky
- Olympic equestrians of the United States
- Equestrians at the 2012 Summer Olympics