A great team is vital for the smooth running of the yard. Our staff are dedicated to the welfare of each and every horse in our care and all have a wealth of experience and knowledge.
Favourite Drink: Gin
Favourite Food: Roast Beef
Favourite Place: North Cornwall
Hobby: Somerset Cricket
Favourite TV Show: Fawlty Towers
Favourite Saying: Pay up and look big
Favourite Artist: Leonard Cohen
Favourite Drink: Gin and tonic
Favourite Food: Salmon fish cakes
Favourite Place: Staverton Farm
Hobbies: Horses, gardening and playing in a brass band
Favourite TV Show: Any drama
Words of Wisdom: Don't lust after an outcome, life sorts itself out
Favourite Song: Thank you for the day - Kirsty Mcoll
I have always loved riding and worked with Michael and Sharon with their team of Point to Pointers before we all moved to Andy Haynes yard in September 2008. Apart from a year off to have a baby I have worked with the racehorses ever since. I love my work and enjoy the great team spirit we have here.
Favourite Drink: Gin, gin and gin
Favourite Food: Steak and peas
Favourite Place: Austria for skiing
Hobbies: Baking and riding horses!
Favourite TV Show: Clarksons Farm
Words of Wisdom: No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle Winston Churchill
Favourite Song: Ask Sharon Blake - she loves everything I sing!!! (NOT!)
Favourite Drink: Coffee…and wine
Favourite Food: Cake! I just love cake 😂
Hobbies: Horses, horses, horses…and wine
Favourite Film/TV Show: - I find it very difficult to sit still long enough to watch a film and if I try I usually fall asleep. However, I do love The Great British Bake Off - it’s just so full of cake!
Favourite Place: In the saddle without a doubt
Favourite Saying: "no hobbit left behind", "go hobbit go!!!" And "stop hobbit, stop!" I am the hobbit in most of these scenarios 😂
Favourite Song or Artist: Any arias from any Puccini opera. In my previous career I was a trained classical singer and there is nothing more beautiful to listen to, give them a try.
My job is to look after the office side of things while Michael and Sharon concentrate on the horses. I deal with all things relating to horse ownership, invoices and am available to answer any owner problems not directly concerning the horses!
Favourite Drink: Red wine
Favourite Food: Salmon
Hobbies: Dog walking, Hockey & Golf
Favourite Film: Shawshank Redemption
Favourite Place: Home
Words of Wisdom: you have one life so live it
Favourite Artist: ELO
Favourite Song: The One (K Minogue)
Michael Blake Racing welcomes new owners
If you would like your horse trained by Michael Blake or you're interested in becoming an owner, please contact us
07971 675 180