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Favorite Photos From The Deeridge Derby

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Wellington, Fla.—March 4

The hunter takeover made its way from the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Florida, to the nearby Deeridge Farms, home of the Palm Beach Masters Series.

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The three-day spectacle culminated in the $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, which Tori Colvin won for the second year in a row. Take a look at some of the favorite moments captured, below:

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Views from the warm-up arena at Deeridge Farms. Tori Repole Photos

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You’ve got to love those backseat drivers.

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Just hanging out in the shade.

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Stepping stool? Check. Hoof polish? Check. Horse? Check.

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Ring-side spectators included Hannah Isop and Believe.

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Danielle Menker and Even You finished seventh in Saturday’s $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby.

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Jennifer Hannan and Uppercut, owned by Patricia Fulchino, won the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby on Saturday.

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Hey, My December! The jump’s down there! Peter Pletcher rode the 15-year-old Westphalian stallion My December to third place in Saturday’s national derby.

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“Breathe in, hold your breath, and release the tension in the exhale.”

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Greg Crolick and Corallo Z in Round 1 of the $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby on Saturday.

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Maggie Hill and O’ Ryan in Round 1 of the international derby.

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Anneliese Kolaska abaord Herr Drosselmeyer.

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Tiffany Hammack and Singular Sensation.

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Patricia Griffith and Diamante on course in Round 1 of the international class.

Inquisitive, ridden by Stella Propp, watches on from the warm-up arena.

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Inquisitive living up to his name.

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The name’s Bond. Baxter Bond.

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The trees in the warm-up ring provided great shade from the mid-day heat.

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Water, anyone?

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Stella Propp and Inquisitive won Sunday’s $5,000 USHJA National Junior/Amateur Hunter Derby.

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Stella Propp gives Inquisitive a pat after their win.

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Nothing to see here.

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Deep in thought. Possibly about carrots.

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At the in-gate with Meagan Murray-Tenuta and Last Word.

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Tori Colvin and El Primero on their way to the win in the $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby.

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Tori Colvin aboard El Primero.

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