Fredi’s successful equestrian career began in 1976 when, as a member of the Swiss National Team, he helped to win the 1976 European Junior Show Jumping Championship. Throughout his extensive career, Fredi has competed internationally in both Show Jumping and Dressage and has been awarded a number of titles.
In 1978, he completed a three-year apprenticeship as a professional rider (Bereiter) and, in 1986, after six years of training; he was one of three successful students to be awarded the prestigious Swiss Master Diploma in Riding Instruction.
Fredi has worked for and trained with celebrated Swiss International and Olympic Show Jumping medalists, Herman von Siebenthal, Max Hauri and Paul Weier. Subsequently, he was appointed Trainer of the Biel Equestrian Vaulting Team. Under Fredi’s instruction, his team achieved considerable success.