2024 Breeder's Guide

Hez Our Secret
Hez Our Secret is featured in The Team Roping Journal's 2024 Breeder's Guide, highlighting industry-best rope horse breeding programs, studs and incentives.

Hez Our Secret
Owned by Johnny Trotter/Reliance Ranches
Guthrie, Oklahoma
Standing at Lazy E Ranch

STUD FEE: $2,000

SIRE: First Down Dash
DAM: Secret Separation by Separatist

INCENTIVES: Black Gold, Future Fortunes, Oklahoma-Bred Program, QHRAI, Speedhorse, TQHA Sires’ Cup, Riata Buckle, The Diamond Classic

Hez Our Secret, a 2009 gray stallion, continues to make waves as a sire. A top performer on the track, Hez Our Secret racked up $887,426 in earnings, solidifying his status as a graded stakes sire. His offspring, following in his footsteps, have now earned more than $3.7 million, showcasing the stallion’s genetic legacy.

Owned by Johnny Trotter and Reliance Ranches, Hez Our Secret is a standout for his impressive size and conformation. He’s one of the tallest stallions in the Lazy E lineup, with a physique that commands attention.

Hez Our Secret’s impact goes beyond the racetrack. His progeny are proving themselves in barrel racing and roping. The trend in the performance horse industry is leaning toward incorporating race-bred qualities like speed and size. Hez Our Secret is at the forefront of this shift, bringing these attributes to the breeding table. The cross-breeding strategy involving Hez Our Secret and various cow-bred mares yields promising results, suggesting a bright future for his offspring in performance arenas.

Hez Our Secret is a prime example of a stallion that offers the best of both worlds. His contribution to the next generation of performance horses is about creating well-rounded, capable athletes.

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