Fred moved from Sweden to the United States at age 17 to work for Bob Loomis, who is considered one of the world’s top breeders of reining horses. Fred worked for Loomis for a six years, and 1999 Fred was asked to compete in the European championships with the horse Crimson Catalyst, owned by Kjell Söderkvist.It went very well and the colt won the Open Reining in Kreutz.
After this success, Fred was offered and took the head coach position at Nedpoint Quarter Horses in Oklahoma where he stayed for twelve years. Since a few years, Fred is his own and resides at the beautiful ranch in Pilot Point, Texas. Pilot Point really is horse country, and also close to Dallas and airport. Still in the countryside but close to the city, perfect location for the ranch.
Fred have been training an average of twenty new colts per year. So for 23 years Fred have been training up twenty new colts per year. There will be a total of almost five hundred young horses, which means that Fred have some experience what works and what does not and has developed his own program for training.
Fred Thomsson is a winner of multiple National and International titles. He is the 1999 European Champion in Jr. Reining, 2003 AQHA World Show Jr. Reining Reserve Champion, and has ridden multiple Finalists in the NRHA Open Futurity, NRHA Open Derby, and at the National Reining Breeders Classic.
World Champion Rider, Trainer and Breeder of Reining Horses