Hope's mother Star arrived in HRA's care 23rd August 2013 and gave birth to Hope 2 weeks later on the 7th September 2013. Mum had been quite sick in the lead up to Hope's birth and was lucky to make it. Hope thankfully was born very healthy and grew up oblivious to any suffering her mother had endured. She was and is a happy go lucky filly who embraces life to the fullest, leading "her" herd of geldings on merry romps. Her foster mum Jo-Anne (HRA's treasurer) found it too hard to give her up so adopted her.