Dr. Miller is a veterinarian retired from a long practice
career with a lifetime of experience as a horseman.
He is an expert in equine behavioral science and has served as
a witness in that capacity in a great many legal cases over the past several
decades. He is well known as an author, teacher, and innovator in horsemanship
and has produced both books and videos on how to work with horses safely.
Contact Dr. Miller's office about serving as an expert
witness in equine behavior, email to:
B.S., Animal Husbandry, University of Arizona, 1951
D.V.M., Colorado State University, 1956
General Practice, all species, 1956 - 1987
Founder and Chief-of-Staff. Conejo Valley Veterinary Clinic, Thousand Oaks, California. A 12 doctor group when
Dr. Miller retired in 1987, and an American Animal Hospital Association facility.
Editorial Staff of Veterinary Medicine, Modern Veterinary Practice, Veterinary Forum. and Western Horseman.
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
California Veterinary Medical Association
Ventura County Veterinary Medical Association
American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)
American Association. of Zoo Veterinarians
American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior
International Directory of Equine Behavior Researchers
Health Problems of the Horse,1967. Revised 1988; Western Horseman Publishing
Most of My Patients Are Animals, 1987, Paul Eriksson Publishing Co.
Most of My Patients Are Animals, paperback 1988, St Martin's Press
Most of My Patients Are Animals, 1989, UK and German editions
Imprint Training of the Newborn Foal, 1991, Western Horseman Publishing
Seven books of veterinary cartoons since 1960, American Veterinary Publications
Ranchin', Ropin', and Doctorin', 1993, Veterinary Data Publishing Co.
Understanding the Ancient Secrets of the Horse's Mind, 2000, Russel Meerdink Co.
Mind Over Miller, 2003 Veterinary Healthcare Communications
A Midstream Collection, (veterinary cartoons), 2003 Veterinary Learning Systems
The Revolution in Horsemanship (and What It Means to Mankind), 2005 The Lyons Press
Influencing the Horse's Mind, Palomine Productions, 1984
Imprint Training of the Foal. Palomine Productions, 1986
Control of the Horse - The Art Of Restraint, Video Horse World, 1994
Early Learning, Video Velocity, 1995
Understanding Horses, Video Velocity, 1999
Safer Horsemanship, Video Velocity, 1999
Scientific papers - over 50 since 1959
Magazine articles - over 350 since 1955
Lectures & Seminars
Over 400 since 1964 to universities, veterinary associations and animal organizations on various aspects of veterinary science,
horsemanship, ethology, animal behavior-shaping, and veterinary management and philosophy. Locations have been world-
wide, including North America, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
Miscellaneous Professional Activities
Consultant and researcher for the pharmaceutical industry
Legal consultant and expert witness, advertising and marketing consultant for the veterinary supply industry
California Veterinary Medical Association, Award of Merit, 1973
American Animal Hospital Association, Award of Merit, 1978
American Animal Hospital Association, Award. for Outstanding Service, 1989
Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year, 1995
Colorado State University, George H. Glover Gallery of distinguished Alumni. 1995
American Veterinary Medical Association President's Award, 1996
North American Saddle Mule Association Lifetime Achievement Award, 1996
Western States Horse Expo Hall of Fame, 2004