The year 1980 marked the beginning of a decade filled with iconic moments that shaped the world as we know it today (not to mention plenty of blockbuster movies, tunes and big hair).
It was also the year bay x brumby mare, Jess, was born in regional Victoria.
Jackson Park Equestrian Healing Centre equine therapist said Jess's age was proven by her distinct branding as she guided her into a grassy Mount Wallace paddock, north-west of Melbourne.
"It confirms her age… it's complete confirmation she is 42 this year," she said.
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Article written by: Lexie Jeuniewic