Palm Beach Dressage Derby Kicks Off Today With the Markel/DressageDaily Derby Inspection Reception to Benefit The Equestrian Aid Foundation

It’s a perfect day in South Florida, sunny and cool. A vast array of vendors are set up, and competition begins at noon with Developing Horse, Junior Team Test, and Markel/USEF Young Horse Classes starting four days of High Performance and USEF Dressage classes. PhelpsPhotos is on hand to handle photo requests, and provide copyright CD's for customers. The Horsesdaily RV is the place to visit this weekend fto sign up for photos, learn about Markel Insurance, and visit the week long silent auction featuring over $20,000 in donated items, all great products of use to competitors and horse owners. Be sure to follow our coverage of some of the Derby highlights on DressageDaily by following our On the Scene 2009 coverage. And if you are stuck in the great white north, you can get a taste of the Derby by following our coverage. To go directly to this section, click here, or follow our Showtime links from the dropdown menu on the top of the DressageDaily pages.