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Last Updated: Thursday February 10 2005 17:38 GMT

It's the tallest horse in Britain

See how big Cracker really is!

Normally cars have to be really careful around horses, but if they spot Cracker coming, they better get out of the way.

The 16-year-old shire is the tallest horse in Britain, and from the floor to the top of his ears is as big as a bus.

Measured in hands from the ground to the horse's shoulder, which is the proper way to work out how tall a horse is, Cracker is 19.5 hands high.

He weighs a whopping 190 stone and gulps down 35 gallons of water every single day to keep him refreshed.

His owner, Keith Sanders, told The Sun newspaper: "He's a lovely, gentle animal."

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