Emanuele’s passion for show jumping was the reason he started riding. The most memorable moment in his career was winning the silver medal at the Young Rider European Championship in 2007. Gianluca Bormioli is the most influential person in his show jumping career and he names Uppercut DS as his best horse. His top performances are winning the silver medal at the European Championships 2007, the GP of Athens, Tallinn and Prague 2008, the GP of Sopot 2009, Puissance Rome 2010, GP San Patrignano 2011 and being placed 4th at the GCT Wiesbaden. Emanuele describes GCT as “the best shows in the world”.