Hillary Simpson and her mount Arkansas won the Leading Thoroughbred Award, Presented by The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation

November 14th, 2013

Hillary Simpson and her mount Arkansas won the Leading Thoroughbred Award, Presented by The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, at the Alltech National Horse Show.  She and Arkansas’s owners, Robert and Maria Kogen (pictured with their children Alexander and Taylor), were honored in a special ceremony prior to the Alltech Grand Prix.  ©Mary Adelaide Breakenridge/Phelps Media Group

Arkansas finishes 2nd at this years Duke Children’s Horse Show (2013)

November 14th, 2013

Arkansas and Hillary Simpson finish second behind Lariat and Joe Fargis at the 2013 Jump for the Children’s Duke Benefit Horse Show Grand Prix Saturday night.  From the start Arkansas and Hillary had a fault free first round well under the original time allow and setting a pace hard to match.  As they went first…

Arkansas Race to First Place in Mt. Equinox Grand Prix

July 30th, 2013

July 27, 2013 – East Dorset, Vermont – Arkansas’ racing days may be far behind him, but he is still quite the speed demon.  Hillary Simpson piloted the 10-year-old Thoroughbred gelding to victory in the $30,000 Mount Equinox Grand Prix on Saturday, July 27, at the Vermont Summer Festival in East Dorset, VT. Simpson was only one…

A good start to the 2013 WEF season.

February 11th, 2013

Palmyra has started the season at the Winter Equestrian Festival with great finishes. We have posted new videos to our website and YouTube Channel so please enjoy! We are excited about Palmyra Partners’ purchase of Chinwies BZ, an 8yr old Selle Francais mare. Her first week out at WEF she and Hillary earned top 8 placings in each of…

Arkansas wins 2012 USEF/Rood & Riddle Thoroughbred Horse in Sports Rookie-of-the-year Award!!!

January 19th, 2013

We are thrilled to announce that Arkansas was awarded with the 2012 USEF/Rood & Riddle Thoroughbred Horses in Sport Rookie-of-the-year Award in the jumper discipline!!! Arkansas was honored with the award during the 2012 Silver Stirrup Awards at the USEF convention in Louisville, KY.  We would like to extend a special thank you to Howard Simpson for…


January 19th, 2013

We want to thank Jen Roytz of Three Chimneys as this Article is courtesy of the OTTB Showcase and the Paulick Report. OTTB SHOWCASE: BLACKCUDA (SHOW NAME: ARKANSAS; BARN NAME: DENIS) by Jen Roytz | 01.16.2013 | 1:10pm       THE DEETS:  Name: BLACKCUDA (Show name: Arkansas; Barn Name: Denis) Born: 2003 Height: 16 hands Color: Dark Bay/Brown Sire: Cornish Snow…

New Photos Posted

November 26th, 2012

From the National Horse Show: We wanted to thank Shawn McMillen for wonderful photos of both Nopus du gue Joubert and Cantus D .  You can find these photos on our Gallery page.  

Arkansas Scores One For OTTBs In His First Grand Prix Win By: Molly Sorge

November 13th, 2012

We want to thank Molly Sorge as this Article is courtesy of The Chronicle of the Horse magazine, please visit www.chronofhorse.com to subscribe. By: Molly Sorge Photo by: Anne K. Gittins Arkansas, an off-the-track Thoroughbred, topped the $30,000 Duke Children’s Benefit Grand Prix with Hillary Simpson. Anne K. Gittins Photo Hillary Simpson has a couple of warmbloods with…

Grand Prix Win

November 11th, 2012

Palmyra had a hugely successful week at the Jump for the Children horse show in Raleigh, NC. Nearly every horse in the stable came home with a blue ribbon!!   Our many ribbons included: Piccolino’s 1st in the 1.15M; Rio Romeo’s 4th in 1.25M and 2nd in 1.30M; Arkansas 1st in 1.30M and 4th in…

Palmyra Home Again

November 5th, 2012

Palmyra is back to NC from the Alltech National Horse Show – we had very successful show including 3 fantastic placings!  Nopus du gue Joubert finished 4th in Thursday’s $75,000 Open Jumper 1.50M presented by Double H Farm and 7th in Saturday night’s Alltech $250,000 Grand Prix.  Cantus D finished 6th in the $50,000 Puissance(this was both Hillary’s and…

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"Denis" is a 9yr. old TB gelding. See him in his first ever Grand Prix and Grand Prix win at the Jump for the Children Horse Show.