Butch Whitaker, CJF

Head Instructor


Butch is the Head Instructor and owner of the Oregon Farrier School and has a thriving farrier business that provides quality services across the Willamette Valley. He loves the freedom that comes with being a farrier, like being able to set his own schedule and building great relationships with his clients and students. He is passionate about the trade and teaching it, with his positive attitude and enthusiasm, he hopes to instill that passion onto his students, teaching them that no job in the Farriery is too large. Driven to see students excel both in and after the program, his goal is to see all students succeed in the industry and become certified farriers and journeymen.