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Specialising in Reining

Our speciality at Sliding Lodge is in Reining, with a focus on developing a better partnership between horse and rider, whatever the discipline may be.


We offer a variety of services, including training and regular clinics, to help you and your horse work together and become a great team.

Sliding Lodge offers a variety of services;


  • Teaching softness and feel

  • Ground Work

  • Leading and Tying up

  • Floating and Loading

  • Showing

Matt is available to travel out to your place, depending on location, and work with any specific problems or concerns that you may have, and teach both you and your horse to become better partners.


Matt is also available for clinics, but Bookings must be made early.


Contact Matt now to discuss your needs, requirements and available dates.


Sarah has improved not only in her self-confidence, but also her riding ability while having Matt Charles as her coach

Matt did a wonderful job starting groundwork with my filly, to set her up for later starting

Matt did a fab job with the kids at the reining youth clinic. Kids are madly saving to big reining horses now. Thanks Matt

Sliding Lodge is proudly sponsored by the following businesses.



Botanical Horse Care

Living Horses

Living Horses

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Stitch em on

For all your embroidery needs

Living Horse Tails

Living Horse Tails

Handmade horsehair bracelets, jewellery and keepsakes

Equine Vit & Min

Equine Vit & Min

Supplement for horses


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Saddlery & Pet