The Appaloosa Horse Club honored Donna and Jim Chronister of Pryor, Oklahoma, with the “Appaloosa Horse Club
President’s Award of Achievement”, April 15, 2006, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Presented by National Director, Debby Letham,
this award is given to only eight individuals nation-wide and is in recognition for their untiring promotion of the
Appaloosa breed for more than thirty-five years.
The Chronisters have been involved in every aspect of the breed including, racing, horse shows, trail rides, breeding and clinics. They
have owned and bred World, National and Regional Champions and a number of “Register Of Merit" earners. Jim served twenty
years as the Appaloosa Superintendent at the Tulsa State Fair and was instrumental in the development of a $10,000 Halter
Futurity, a $5,000 Matched Roping and the presentation of Appaloosa history in a pageant of color and costume. Donna and
Jim have served Regional Appaloosa Clubs in many capacities over the years. Jim is well known in the Mid–West as an
The Appaloosa Horse Club is the International Registry for Appaloosa Horses and is headquartered in Moscow, Idaho.
From the Webmaster: The spots displayed on this page are from the Chronisters' horses; Haza Chance (left spots), gelding featured in the article below and
Best Hazzard (right spots), a full sister, shown in the Mares section of this site.