Skip to content

Womack Joins Rising Star Breeding Division

Rising Star Ranch has named Ricky Womack as the manager of its breeding division. Womack brings a wealth of experience, having managed some of the industry’s most prominent stallions at Womack Stables at Glen Oaks Farms in Murfreesboro, Tenn. for the past 15 years. Among those stallions is Gen’s Armed and Dangerous, now standing at RSR, whose career Womack launched in 1994, following Armed’s World Grand Championship.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ricky to our program. His experience and expertise with stallion management as well as promotion are sure to be an asset to our team. We also welcome his customers and the great additions to our stallion lineup,” said Frank Eichler.

Joining Womack in the RSR stallion lineup will be World Champions Hard Texas Cash and Pushover’s Powerstroke. These two stallions will round out RSR’s lineup which includes A Strong Dollar, Gen’s Armed and Dangerous, Generator’s Silver Dollar, Late Night Jazz, Main  Power, Master’s Gunsmoke, Midnight At The Ritz, Ozone’s Cut Above All, Pushing Hard Cash, Really, Simply Dangerous, Ted Williams, The Silver Bandit, and The Stonecutter.

“I am excited to join the RSR breeding program,” said Womack. “I appreciate the opportunity to manage such a great lineup of stallions and look forward to working with all of the stallion owners, and breeding staff.” Womack went on to say “I appreciate the support of my customers at Womack Stables and hope to continue those relationships at RSR with the merging of these two operations.” Womack joins breeding office manager Tanya Hopper and assistant Beverly Lamp.

More Stories

  • Meet the Celebration Judges

    The challenging task of selecting judges for the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration is one of the toughest jobs the Celebration Board faces each year. It’s a duty that’s taken seriously and done with great deliberation... Read More
  • Juarez’s replacement introduces herself; says inspection protocols will 'remain unchanged’

    The following letter is from Acting Deputy Administrator Betty Goldentyer. Dr. Goldentyer recently replaced outgoing Deputy Administrator Bernadette Juarez. The letter is an introduction to the industry as well as a preview of inspection protocols for The Celebration, which will remain unchanged... Read More
  • Latest Issue 8 19 19

    Read More
  • Celebration prayer meeting scheduled

    This year marks the third annual Celebration for Christ get together! One week from today starts the first evening performance of “the greatest show on earth”. Come join together on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 6:00 pm at the Champions Arena bleachers... Read More
  • Celebration Reels now available on ReporTV

    Get ready for this year's Celebration by enjoying the final three nights of the 2018 Celebration with Celebration Reels now available on ReporTV! Brought to you by The Walking Horse Report and Dean Johnson Video.  Read More
  • WHTA Board and General Membership Meeting coming up!

    The WHTA Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, August 20, at 4:30 pm. The General Membership meeting will follow at 6:00 pm. Lobbyist, Jeff Speaks, will attend and discuss all legal issues. All interested parties are invited to attend.  Read More
  • HSUS files lawsuit aiming to reinstate rule tabled by Trump

    The Humane Society of the United States filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, Aug. 14 against the United States Department of Agriculture in what the HSUS called an attempt to reinstate a final rule that was set aside by the Trump administration back in 2017 that would have banned action devices, pads and eliminated the Horse Industry Organization structure.  Read More
  • Equine Obituary – WGC Repeats Color Me In

    Raised by Kasey Kesselring, "Whitey" was a once in a lifetime mare that took many children to the Winners Circle safely, including Kailin Kesselring's first set of roses at the Spotted Championships. From a broodmare, to lesson horse at Montverde Academy in Florida, to a safe show ring mount for any level rider... Read More
  • Walking Horse Report’s daily papers and office hours

    The Celebration is the busiest time of year for Walking Horse Report. We strive to provide the best possible coverage of the industry’s world championship horse show. We will continue to post live results and judges’ cards. Read More
  • Obituary – Carl Johnson

    Mr. Carl M. Johnson, age 89, a resident of Columbia, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at NHC-Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Heritage Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Swango officiating. Read More