Niels got early in contact with horses, as his father runs a stable. His career as a showjumper started at the age of 14. In 2008 Niels won the Belgian Junior Championship. At the European Championship in Windsor in 2009 he was already part of the team. Niels' biggest success so far was the 2nd place in the Grand Prix of Spruce Meadows in 2011.
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