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Valegro statue takes centre stage in his home town

Valegro has taken centre stage in his home town Newent, as his bronze statue is placed in its permanent home.

The statue, sculpted by Georgie Welch, was erected in the Gloucestershire town’s Market Square in a low-key ceremony, owing to Covid restrictions.

A spokesman for the Newent Initiative Trust, which was behind the project with involvement from Carl Hester, Charlotte Dujardin and groom Alan Davies, said lockdown meant the unveiling plans were not as the not-for-profit organisation had hoped.

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Article written by: Becky Murray

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