Being born into a horse-interested family, Peder Fredricson started riding at the age of 5. His father Ingvar is a veterinarian as well as the former boss at Flyinge, the largest breeding station in Sweden, and his brother Jens is also part of the Swedish equestrian team. Peder is also an educated graphic illustrator and besides riding he creates paintings, logotypes and graphic profiles.Before being a showjumping rider, Peder Fredricson competed in eventing. He was qualified for his first Olympic Games in 1992, at the age of 20, in Barcelona. Real support for the Swedish showjumping team, he won the team silver medal at the Olympic Games of 2004, in Athenes, where he also came in 4th place for individuals. Peder won an individual silver medal at the Olympic Games in Rio 2016, he was the only rider in Rio who was clear in all the six rounds.