Luc Château


Luc Château

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Luc Chateau

French rider Luc Chateau (40) enjoyed a successful Badminton debut last year 11th with Viens Du Mont his entry this year also.

In 2022 with Viens Du Mont he was 9th at Pau 5*. With Troubadour Camphoux he was 4th in the 5*L at Luhmuhlen in 2021 and the pair competed as an individual (12th) in the 2021 European championship. They completed their first 5* at Pau in 2020.

Luc is based in Cour-Cheverny (70K east of Tours) where since 2016 Luc and his wife Caroline, a graduate instructor from the national school at Saumur, have run the riding club and school Haras des Chateaux where they also breed horses.

The couple has two young daughters aged five and eight.

Viens Du Mont is a 15-year-old Selle Francais gelding. He is by the international jumping stallion Norway de la Lande out of a mare by the French thoroughbred Kings Road who sired many event horses – including the four-star mare Erbium who became a successful broodmare for the Preci-Spark stud. He has been produced by Luc and the pair successfully completed its first 5* together at Pau in 2022 (9th).


Viens du Mont

SF, France, 2009
17.0hh , bay , gelding

Sire Norway de la Lande

Dam Kaline du Mont (King's Road)

Breeder Maurice Viel

Owner(s): Haras des Chateaux Syndicate


Troubadour Camphoux

SF, France, 2007
16.1hh , bay , gelding

Sire Idem de B'Neville

Dam Gold in Blue (Veganum )

Breeder Yves Peurieres

Owner(s): E.A.R.L Haras Des Chateaux
Laure Sudreau

Notable Results

2023 – Burghley CCI5* ret Viens Du Mont

2022 – Pau CCI5*L 9th Viens Du Mont

2022 – Ligniere CCI4*S 33rd Troubadour Camphoux

2022 – Le Pin Haras CCIO4*S 26th Troubadour Camphoux

2022 – Bramham CCI4*L 21st Viens du Mont

2021 – Lignieres CCI4*L 5th Viens du Mont

2021 – Avenches CH-EU-CCI4*L 12th Troubador Camphoux

2021 – Luhmuhlen CCI5*L 4th Troubador Camphoux

2020 – Pau CCI5* 19th Troubador Camphoux

2019 – Blenheim CCI4*L 35th Troubador Camphoux

2019 – Bramham CCI4*L 25th Troubador Camphoux


2023 – 11th Viens du Mont