Alfred Fitzi “eidg, Diplomierter Reitlehrer”

International Dressage and Show Jumping expert. He is committed to using his extensive riding and training skills to benefit amateur, professional and other ambitious riders.

Fredi has been riding horses since childhood days. His family owned a riding school, and from an early age, Fredi was looking after horses and competing at equestrian events.

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.

As a nationally recognised Swiss Riding instructor, Fredi assumed responsibility for training of Professional Riding (Bereiter) Apprentices in Switzerland.
He is proud to claim that in the year 2000, one of his apprentices was awarded the
‘best overall performance’ score for her year.
Fredi is dedicated to passing his skills on to other riders and competitors.