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Valegro gives his bronze statue the seal of approval at unveiling

Valegro was the guest of honour as a bronze statue of him in piaffe was unveiled in his home town Newent, Gloucestershire.

The Newent Initiative Trust was behind the project – with involvement from Carl Hester, Charlotte Dujardin and groom Alan Davies – and Georgie Welch was the sculptor. The statue was unveiled yesterday (27 October), and will complement the existing gold post box in honour of Charlotte’s London 2012 achievements.

A spokesman for the not-for-profit Newent Initiative Trust said it is hoped the statute will attract visitors to the town.

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Article written by: Becky Murray

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