After that it all went fast.
In the Belgian L.R.V. he became one of the best pony riders and with Ludo he frequently travelled to international events.
In 2006, next to ponies, he started riding horses in the circuit of the Youth Riders and participated in Paris, Brussels, and the Youth Belgian Championships in Nieuwpoort and Bruges.
In 2007 Nicola became 3rd in the open Limburg Championship in the CSI** of Hasselt.
In Grobbendonk he became Belgian Pony Champion and thereupon 4th in the European Championship in Freudenberg, Germany, on Top Chiara di Luna.
In 2009 he became 2nd in the Belgian Championship Juniors in Bruges, ánd in the European Championships in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, on Nobel de Virton.
In 2010 he was a Gold Medal winner together with the European Team in the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
And in 2011 finally he became European Champion Young Riders in Comporta, Portugal, on Carlos V.H.P. Z.
Starting in 2011, Nicola competes on senior level, and you can find all accomplishments in his " Results " pages.