David Blake is an Irish International show jumper based at Pine Hollow Farms in the USA. David came up through the ranks as one of Ireland's top young riders. His climb to the senior ranks was impressive, winning his first Senior International Grand Prix at just 17 years old. He was awarded "Showjumping Ireland's Young Rider of the Year 2008." In 2009, David achieved impressive results at Royal Windsor and was again selected to represent Ireland at the Young Rider European Championships at Hoofdorp, Holland. They narrowly missed winning a team medal, finishing fourth in the Team Championship. David has been with Pine Hollow since April 2012. At Pine Hollow Farm, David has built up a strong team of horses and students. His results have climbed him to the top 100 in the Longines FEI world rankings.