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The Begum Story

June 3, 2013

Begum

While the years have brought many examples of our philosophy, maybe the most captivating is the story of BEGUM. A daughter of Alydar’s first crop, out of the 21 year-old mare Rullah Good, BEGUM was born in 1981 without any eyes. Other than her blindness, she was born a strong healthy foal to a loving mother. Knowing she could provide this foal a sound and healthy life, Alice raised BEGUM. She immediately tied a bell around Rullah Good’s neck; so BEGUM could find her, and intentionally plowed around the paddock fence, so BEGUM would be aware of this boundary.

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