Matt Ryan is one of the pre-eminent event riders in the world. He has won three Olympic Gold Medals for Australia: Team and Individual Gold with Kibah Tic Toc at Atlanta in 1992, and Team Gold with Kibah Sandstone at Sydney in 2000. In 2004, Matt and Bonza Puzzle were selected as travelling reserves for the Australian squad for the Athens Olympics, but sadly they did not get a chance to compete.
Matt has recorded many top 10 finishes at the world's top three day events, including Badminton and Burghley.
Based at Abergavenny on the Welsh borders, Matt still competes a team of horses up to 3* level, as well as training pupils.