Ron Hevener (born Ronald Lee Hevener on November 16, 1950) is an American designer and novelist specializing in animals and the people who love them. Hevener began his career making clay souvenirs, telling stories and painting pictures for tourists at farmers' markets in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. His work as an artist is collected world-wide. His monthly illustrated column, "On With The Show!" is enjoyed by more than a million readers with, as he puts it, "Animal Magnetism". He is a popular guest on radio and TV programs as well as a public speaker specializing in the adventures, drama and lifestyle of animal lovers. Hevener is active in horse shows, dog shows and horse racing internationally.