Fred Hodges Training is run by Fred Hodges a freelance coach and rider based in Buckinghamshire.

Fred is an international coach focussed on the Olympic disciplines. He is a successful competitor having ridden in eventing at FEI  3* level and dressage to Prix Saint George. In 2019 Fred produced the elite dressage horse- 4 year old 'Keystone Drumroll' for the owner Tracy Cooper. They finished in the top ten at the BD nationals. He was also very successful with Lisa Kent's 'Leaveittorog' winning the north and south RoR championships at medium level and second place in the national RoR elite performance championship. Fred is working with a variety of other horses on behalf of owners. 

As a coach Fred works with riders from all ability levels from grassroots to FEI level and has had great success working with young rider teams. For several years Fred has trained the Vale of Aylesbury Pony Club teams and in 2019 they were able to qualify 8 teams for championships at Cholmondely. He was also appointed as one of the British Eventing Central Region Youth coaches.

Fred has worked abroad in the USA, Ireland and regularly in China where he is helping to develop coaches and show jumping riders who are competing in FEI 1.40 classes.

Fred is a lead assessor for the BHS excellence pathway and is regularly engaged with training professionals working towards their BHS exams.


Fred Hodges BHSI is the trainer. He is an Accredited Professional Coach of the British Horse Society and A British Eventing Coach. Fred is available for training on your own horse either at Fred Hodges Training or at your yard. Fred has a wealth of experience which you can read on the 'About Fred' page

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