Frederick Performance Horses
Matt Frederick was born and raised in Emmett, Idaho. Growing up he rode and trained horses in his spare time. He studied equine training and management at Lamar Community College in Colorado. After college he worked on ranches such as Wagonhound Land and Livestock in Douglas, Wyoming and The Spanish Ranch in Tuscarora, Nevada.
Most importantly, Matt was an assistant and two year old trainer for Matt Koch at Wagonhound Land and Livestock and Koch Cowhorses. He gained knowledge about producing top quality performance horses, showing, fitting for sales and the ins/outs of the industry. He also worked for Kirk Hall (Hall Performance Horses) in Edgemont, South Dakota, several other accomplished horseman, showman and notable trainers before venturing into business owning.
Matt’s experience has provided him with the skills, talent, ability, and determination to be successful. With a work ethic that is second to none, his hard work and dedication has provided him a solid foundation for a successful career. This foundation enables his success in the show pen, on his horses and with his clients.
Futurity, Derby and Horse Show 2018 —
Matt and Dualin R Macho limited open bridle reserve champion
Gem State Stock Horse Association year end —
Matt limited open bridle champion on Dualin R Macho
NRCHA Celebration of Champions 2019 —
Dualin R Macho owned by Chelsea McLeod
Limited open bridle finalist; 10th place finish
NRCHA Stallion Stakes 2019 —
Matt and Smooth Dera Max owned by Harry DeHaan Level 1 Open Limited Open Derby Champions
NRCHA Derby in Paso Robles, CA 2019 —
Smooth Dera Max and Matt reserve champions in the level 1 limited open derby
2019 CRCA Mid America —
Matt and Smooth Dera Max level one and limited open derby champions. Pepto N Memories 16 placed 3rd in the level one limited open futurity. Both horses owned by Harry DeHaan.
2020 Gem State Stock Horse Association Cowhorse Classic —
Matt and Hy Shining Cat owned by Paula Cook level one limted open deby champions and limited open hackamore champions
2020 Magic Valley Reined Cowhorse Futurity, Derby and Horse Show —
Matt and Hy Shining Cat owned by Paula Cook were the level one limited open derby reserve champions
Cat Like Reflexes owned by Tony Jardine level one limited open futurity reserve champions
Senorita Catalina owned by Brandi Turnipseed, 3rd level one limited open futurity
2020 NRCHA Stallion Stakes —
Matt and Hy Shining Cat owned by Paula Cook had the high fence work score with a huge 223 in the level one limited open cow work go around
2020 Montana Reined Cowhorse Futurity —
Matt and Hy Shining Cat owned by Paula Cook: Level one limited open derby champions and limited open hackamore champions
Chelsea and Sweet Lil Gino owned by Scott Whinfrey limited open bridle champions