RON HEVENER specializes in animal sports and entertainment.
Mr. Hevener owns one of oldest dog show kennels in the
U.S. ("Lochranza," specializing in Collies
since 1945). His dog "Kane" (Ch. Amberlyn's
Bright Tribute) was featured in his popular novel "The
His interest in Arabian horse racing goes
back to the early days of Delaware Park, now one of
the leading Arabian racetracks in the US. His stallion
"Nahgua" (Nugui El Khamsin) was one of the
first Arabians to race at Delaware Park and inspired
Mr. Hevener's novel, "Fate of the Stallion."
Along with racehorses and show dogs, Mr.
Hevener's interest in Greyhounds started with the adoption
of a retired racer and led to a full-fledged racing
kennel and inspired his novel, "High Stakes."
Today, he owns sons and daughters of every major Greyhound
racing sire from the U.S., UK, Ireland and Australia.
An accomplished artist, Hevener figurines
and prints from his novels are bought and traded throughout
the world. His original paintings and sculptures are
displayed in galleries and can be found in many private
Mr. Hevener is currently on tour, speaking
at bookstores, libraries, theaters, schools, gift stores,
pet stores, dog shows, art shows and horse shows throughout
the country. "Life is a movie," he says. "On
with the show!"