Blake was born and raised in Southern Pines, NC. Her passion for horses and helping people began when her dad bought her first horse in 2004. She began getting involved with Prancing Horse; a therapeutic program that operated out of a facility in Seven Lakes, NC at the time. Blake managed that paticualr farm in 2012. Growing up, Blake rode western and enjoyed trail riding. She has served as an assistant barn manager of a lesson barn in Seven Lakes, NC as well. Blake spent time working at Pinetree Animal Hospital in Aberdeen, NC as a Certified Veterinary Assistant before coming to St. Andrews. She hopes to pursue her education in nursing and obtain her Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree at St. Andrews University. Other interests includes being outdoors, riding ATVs, grooming Solider, and being with family.