Wolffer Estate Derby Revives Old Horse Show Tradition In Sagaponack - 27 East

Wolffer Estate Derby Revives Old Horse Show Tradition In Sagaponack

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Montauk resident India Nye-Wenner and her horse, Danny, took the blue ribbon on the 3'3/3'6 division at the Wolffer Derby on Sunday. The 12-year-old trains with Ben Tula at Wolffer Estate Stables. CAILIN RILEY

Montauk resident India Nye-Wenner and her horse, Danny, took the blue ribbon on the 3'3/3'6 division at the Wolffer Derby on Sunday. The 12-year-old trains with Ben Tula at Wolffer Estate Stables. CAILIN RILEY

Deborah Thayer and her horse, Asterisk Z, won the 2’6-2’9 division at the Wolffer Hunter Derby on the Grand Prix field at Wolffer Estate Stables on Sunday. Thayer trains with Harriet deLeyer at Topping Riding Club.

Deborah Thayer and her horse, Asterisk Z, won the 2’6-2’9 division at the Wolffer Hunter Derby on the Grand Prix field at Wolffer Estate Stables on Sunday. Thayer trains with Harriet deLeyer at Topping Riding Club.

The Wolffer Estate Derby was held Sunday in Sagaponack. CAILIN RILEY

The Wolffer Estate Derby was held Sunday in Sagaponack. CAILIN RILEY

The Wolffer Estate Derby was held Sunday in Sagaponack. CAILIN RILEY

The Wolffer Estate Derby was held Sunday in Sagaponack. CAILIN RILEY

The Wolffer Estate Derby was held Sunday in Sagaponack. CAILIN RILEY

The Wolffer Estate Derby was held Sunday in Sagaponack. CAILIN RILEY

The Wolffer Estate Derby was held Sunday in Sagaponack. CAILIN RILEY

The Wolffer Estate Derby was held Sunday in Sagaponack. CAILIN RILEY

The Wolffer Estate Derby was held Sunday in Sagaponack. CAILIN RILEY

The Wolffer Estate Derby was held Sunday in Sagaponack. CAILIN RILEY

Bridget Harris and her pony, Maroon Bells, won the 2-foot division at the Wolffer Derby Horse Show on Sunday.  CAILIN RILEY

Bridget Harris and her pony, Maroon Bells, won the 2-foot division at the Wolffer Derby Horse Show on Sunday. CAILIN RILEY

Bridget Harris and her pony, Maroon Bells, won the 2-foot division at the Wolffer Derby Horse Show on Sunday.  CAILIN RILEY

Bridget Harris and her pony, Maroon Bells, won the 2-foot division at the Wolffer Derby Horse Show on Sunday. CAILIN RILEY

Bridget Harris and her pony, Maroon Bells, won the 2-foot division at the Wolffer Derby Horse Show on Sunday.  CAILIN RILEY

Bridget Harris and her pony, Maroon Bells, won the 2-foot division at the Wolffer Derby Horse Show on Sunday. CAILIN RILEY

The jumps in the Grand Prix field are meant to mimic elements found in nature. CAILIN RILEY

The jumps in the Grand Prix field are meant to mimic elements found in nature. CAILIN RILEY

The jumps in the Grand Prix field are meant to mimic elements found in nature.. CAILIN RILEY

The jumps in the Grand Prix field are meant to mimic elements found in nature.. CAILIN RILEY

Phoebe Topping of Swan Creek Farm with her horse John Courage.  CAILIN RILEY

Phoebe Topping of Swan Creek Farm with her horse John Courage. CAILIN RILEY

Montauk resident India Nye-Wenner and her horse, Danny, took the blue ribbon on the 3'3/3'6 division at the Wolffer Derby on Sunday. The 12-year-old trains with Ben Tula at Wolffer Estate Stables.    CAILIN RILEY

Montauk resident India Nye-Wenner and her horse, Danny, took the blue ribbon on the 3'3/3'6 division at the Wolffer Derby on Sunday. The 12-year-old trains with Ben Tula at Wolffer Estate Stables. CAILIN RILEY

authorCailin Riley on Oct 20, 2020
Ever since Ben Tula started working as a trainer at Wölffer Estate Stables three years ago, he’s been enamored with the Grand Prix field at the back end of the... more

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