From their website:
The reason for this delight is mostly because we love these new models, sculpted as they are by Paul Hicks, but also because we will have a lot more time on our hands rather than be fielding a constant stream of emails about when these new sculpts will be available to buy! Under the command of the controversial figure of Major-General Lord Cardigan, the 17th formed part of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War. Despite seeing action on several occasions it will always be for their ill-fated charge at the Battle of Balaklava on 25th October that they will be etched into the annals of military history. Indeed the poet Tennyson captured the charge in his poem, The Charge of the Light Brigade.