A tribute to a Little Show Jumping Star: How is Itot du Chateau doing?

March 29, 2024

Itot du Chateau, affectionately known as "Toti," continues to enrapture equestrian enthusiasts worldwide as he celebrated his 28th birthday on March 14th. Let's delve into his journey and find out where he is now.

Born on March 14th 1996, Itot du Chateau, a distinguished Selle Français gelding, has left an indelible mark on the world of show jumping. Under the expert guidance of his rider, Edwina Tops-Alexander, Toti has showcased exceptional talent and unwavering dedication, earning him a place among the sport's elite horses.

 “He has a big heart, a great mind and he could do everything. I had a great feeling from the moment I was there in the stable with him."

- Edwina Tops Alexander

Throughout his illustrious career, Itot du Chateau has secured numerous victories at prestigious events such as the Longines Global Champions Tour and Olympic Games. With a height of just 1.57m his amazing agility, power, and grace he has captivated audiences and cemented his status as a true champion.

As Toti enjoys his senior years, fans naturally wonder about his health and well-being. However, fans can rest assured knowing that he enjoys a peaceful retirement at Tops-Alexander's stables in the Netherlands. Here, he receives the utmost care and attention, ensuring his comfort and happiness in his golden years.

Although he may no longer compete in the arena, Itot du Chateau's legacy lives on, inspiring riders and enthusiasts alike. His journey serves as a testament to the profound bond between horse and rider, reminding us of the magic that happens when trust and talent unite.

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