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Taking shape - Britains most threatened breed of horse to be immortalised in bronze.<br />
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A beautiful stallion of Britain's rarest breed of horse is being immortalised in sculpture to honour their tremendous sacrifice as the war horses of the Great War.<br />
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Sculptor Amy Goodman studied Icarus, a Cleveland Bay stallion, bred at the Cholderton Stud in Wiltshire to create the spectacular 10ft tall statue of the muscular horse rearing up. <br />
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Described as 'Critically Endagered' by the RBST, Cholderton is the oldest stud still breeding these beautiful horses in Britain.<br />
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She has used scaffolding poles, welded steel and mesh wire to make the shape of the rearing horse before covering the frame in 700kg of clay.