Zips Chocolate Chip Passes At 30

September 3rd, 2015 8:41 PM | 13 Comments

ZCC-Trotting-KC-2005-editedThe family is saddened to learn the passing of Zips Chocolate Chip.  The horse industry has been left with a huge hole, but he made his impact widely known across multiple breeds and disciplines.  He was also the first horse to be inducted into the NSBA Hall of Fame in two divisions, and has left quite a legacy in his offspring and great-offspring.  He’s even been immortalized as a Breyer model. extends our deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathies to Ann Myers and everyone who was involved with this once-in-a-lifetime horse.


Ann and Chip earlier this year.

Ann and the one and only, Zips Chocolate Chip

13 Responses to “Zips Chocolate Chip Passes At 30”

  1. My sincere condolences on the passing of Zips Chocolate Chip. He was a beautiful horse. May he R.I.P.

  2. You have my deepest, heartfelt sympathy. You have owned one of the greatest horses ever, and we all know you loved him.

  3. He will always be in our hearts. Very sad day indeed. My heart goes out to Ann Myers.
    And what a legacy, impact he has left on the horse industry.

  4. Heart breaking that horse was one in a million so sorry


  6. The industry has lost a great one and my condolences to the Myer family.

  7. So Very Sad…My favorite horse of all times. I still have my Breyer of him that sits on the shelf behind my desk. Always wanted a baby of his but just couldn’t afford one. I have been a very loyal fan for 28 of his 30 years. So sorry Ann Myers and thank you for sharing him with us.

  8. I will always remember him winning the Congress under all the judges! It was the first time I had ever seen that happen. I cried I was so happy. He truly was a great one!

  9. My sincere condolences to his family. I can imagine how much you loved him. I have one of his Sons, Hot For Chocolate whom looks just like his daddy. We love him so much, so thankful!

  10. I have a granddaughter of his Classys chocolate . She is the spitting image of him and is my heart horse. Rip sweet boy . My sincere sympathies to Ann Myers I am sure she is missing him.

  11. I have followed him for years, never having the opportunity to have a son or daughter…but good things come to those that wait. I have been blessed with owning a grandson and he certainly passed on MANY of an amazing trait to my Wyatt. He had a huge impact on several breeds across the board and brought so much to the industry. You were one of the greats…Rest in Peace. ..we love you

  12. Sorry to hear of the loss of your great horse.

  13. So sorry to hear this I just saw this article. I have a grandson of Zips Chocolate Chip. What a beautiful horse he was. My condolences to you. He will live on in his offspring. My Zips Charlie is the sweetest horse very laid back personality and smart as a whip.

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