He began riding at the age of eight in Quinta da Marinha. In 1995, he began as an intern in the Lezíria Grande Equestrian Centre, where he remained for five years. He has collaborated with the Ortigão Costa Stud Farm, with the Quinta da Moura Riding Centre (Equitop) and the Xavier de Lima Stud Farm. He joined the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art in 2006 where he is a Rider. Sports Training Certificate: General Equestrianism-Level I.