The Ready Steady Gallop Auction on 7th October raised £67,800 for the Kilbryde Hospice. Thank you to all who came along and congratulations to all the successful bidders. The horses sold for the following prices:
Sparahorse – £2400
Cadzow Clydesdale – £2000
Angus Chan – 2400
Goath – £2200
The Blazing Clydesdale – £3400
Flora & Fauna – £1800
Hollywood – £2000
Fire and Earth – £2000
Air and Water – £1600
Gambit – £1800
Cosmic Dust – £2600
Elemental – £2600
WW1 – £3000
Harlequin – £2200
Mary Ellen – £1800
Regent – £2400
Carrot Crunch – £2200
Willow – £2500
The Dukes Garden – £2000
My little Clydesdale – £2400
Horse Power – £3600
Diminuendo – £2800
Equinox – £4400 – kindly donated back to the Hospice by David Equi.
Wildlife of the Clyde Valley – £5000
Cameron – £7200
On your marks, get set, GALLOP!
Organised by the Hamilton Business Improvement District (BID), Wild in Art and the Kilbryde Hospice – the official charity partner for the event – the horses can be seen until 6th September before being auctioned to raise money for the hospice.
The finished designs include a Cameronian solider, a Roman warrior and a design based on the gardens at Chatelherault – There is sure to be something for everyone and we would love to hear which is your favourite.
Our talented artists have taken inspiration from local landmarks in Hamilton as well as local industry, animals and hobbies.
Locations include Hamilton Town centre, Chatelherault Country Park, M&D’s, Strathclyde Park and Peacock cross.
To find out exactly where to see the horses, download our trail map here.
Who is running the event?
READY STEADY GALLOP! is led by Hamilton BID, working in partnership with Wild in Art, the UK’s leader in the development, management and production of amazing mass appeal public art events.
At the end of the 10 week period the Clydesdale horse sculptures will be auctioned off to raise funds for the local charity The Kilbryde Hospice.
What was the inspiration for the Clydesdale horse sculpture?
The Clydesdale horse sculpture has been inspired by our heritage and proximity to the Clydesdale Valley. We wish to celebrate the role of these mighty animals in the livelihoods of the people who worked the land in Lanarkshire.
We are extremely excited to welcome READY STEADY GALLOP! to Hamilton.