Dr. Robert M Miller, DVM Scholarship

Dr. Robert M. Miller, DVM, is one of the world’s foremost authorities on equine behavior. A retired large and exotic animal clinician, Dr. Miller revolutionized the concept of imprint training as it pertains to horses and other precocial species and has spent the last 40 years as an educator and author.

In honor of his 96th birthday on March 4, the University of Montana Western Foundation and the Miller Family have created the Dr. Robert M. Miller, DVM Academic Scholarship, to be awarded to an outstanding student within the Equine Studies Department. The recipient will have demonstrated academic excellence, as well as an aptitude and passion for the principles of Natural Horsemanship, a method of training, riding and communicating with equines that uses non-coercive methods and is based upon understanding their innate behaviors and instincts.