In commemoration of the work done by the Clydesdales in the agricultural development of Waimate. The White Horse was made from 1,220 concrete slabs with the head being over 2 1/2 tonne. The monument was the inspiration of Mr Norman Hayman and modelled on the Whitehorse of England. The cairn erected above the concrete horse at Centrewood Park was unveiled on October 19th 1968 by the Minister of Agrirculture the Honorable B.E. Talboys.
Image: Panorama of the view from the White Horse above Waimate by Donovan Govan at Wikipedia. Creative Commons licensed.