Hope Springs Belen is a 1996 brown daughter of Maple’s Squirrel, a son of Tobe. Maple’s Squirrel was so named because his ability to climb steep trails rivaled a squirrel’s ability to climb trees. He was known for his outstanding gaits and docile disposition. Belen is an excellent broodmare. She is very friendly and has produced many excellent foals. Belen’s bloodlines make her a valuable addition to any breeding program.