NDB Sport Horses' owner and main rider is Nicolas Diaz-Bacci. He grew up in Uruguay and started his equestrian career at a young age. Nicolas has an extensive knowledge of equine health and management, which he has developed by completing three years of Veterinary School, and barn management while in Uruguay. After arriving to the United States Nicolas continued extending his education by attending a one year program in horseshoeing school. He is always furthering his knowledge in all aspects of equine management and training.
Nicolas's main focus is showjumping and eventing. He has worked closely with professional riders such as, Nestor Nielsen Van Hoff, who placed 9th in the Toronto Panamerican Games and qualified for the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Nicolas has an abundance of experience starting young horses. For a consecutive 10 years, he has competed in showjumping with horses of all ages and levels throughout South America. His showjumping career has excelled up to the 1.40 meter classes and has explored some eventing.
Nicolas believes that in order to be successful in any equestrian sport one must focus on mastering the basic fundamentals without taking any shortcuts. Learning to properly communicate with your horse while understanding equine bio-mechanics will teach them to be supple, leading to excellent results.