Bred by Buddy Heaton of
Texhoma, Oklahoma, HIGH HAND founded a well-known family of "all-around" horses--siring winners in racing, halter, and performance.
Foaled in 1952, HIGH HAND is by HANDS UP and out of DEACON BESS (AQHA).
He sired two bronze medallion winners in performance and trail. Many horses trace back to this stallion who sired 392 registered foals of which 17 earned 138.5 performance points. Nine earned a total of 63 points and four earned Register of Merits.