1. Thoroughbred Red

Even though the Derby is an annual event, 2014 was the Year of the Horse.

2. Mint Julep

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3. Run wild

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4. Shoes on First

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5. Hold your horses

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Via Nailpolis

6. Coming up Roses

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7. Mare Mani

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8. Silks sheen

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9. Equestrian Style

Read about this trend here.

10. My little pony

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11. Hats off

to this elaborate set

12. Hoof to Heart

If all else fails, paint the horse instead.