Matthew is also a professional trainer residing at Mittagong, NSW.

He is well known for his successful Grand Prix appearances on the ill-fated Cinderella both within Australia and in Europe. He is one of only a few riders able to bring young horses right through to Grand Prix level and has several exciting prospects well on the way to fame.

Matthew rides in a Kieffer Sydney, which he even takes when he travels to Europe for training and competition.